12 Apr 2021
Ulrike Passe, associate professor of architecture and director of the ISU Center for Building Energy Research, collaborated with Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, professor of mechanical engineering; Fei Xu (PhD 2018 Mechanical Engineering), now a research and development engineer at Ansys Inc.; and Songzhe Xu (BS 2012 / PhD 2018 Mechanical Engineering), now a postdoc at the University of Utah, on a recent paper published in the international journal Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments.
07 Apr 2021
Ames is starting a climate action planning process, and you’re invited to participate. Learn more about climate action plans, why cities create them and how we can center equity in the climate action planning process in this panel discussion with climate action experts from neighboring cities and counties who have been addressing these and similar issues.
13 Apr 2020
Ulrike Passe, associate professor of architecture and director of the ISU Center for Building Energy Research, was selected to serve a six-year term on the PLEA (Passive and Low Energy Architecture) board of directors, beginning in March. The nonprofit organization engages in a global discourse on sustainable and urban design through annual international conferences, workshops and publications.
29 Feb 2020
'Energy Savings and Daylighting Evaluation of Dynamic Venetian Blinds and Lighting through Full-Scale Experimental Testing' by Niraj Kunwar, Kristen S.Cetin, Ulrike Passe, Xiaohui Zhou, Yunhua Li published in: Energy, Energy is an international, multi-disciplinary journal in energy engineering and research.
25 Jan 2020
CBER's research team is happy to introduce Manon Geraudin, 5th year student of civil engineering and urban planning at INSA (Institute National des Sciences Appliquees) Lyon, in France. She joined us at the end of October 2019 and will stay till the second half of March 2020. Her research expertise in Building and high environmental quality make her a prefect fit for our team.
20 Jan 2020
“Modeling and data infrastructure for human-centric design and operation of sustainable, healthy buildings through a case study,” a paper coauthored by Ulrike Passe, associate professor of architecture and director of the Center for Building Energy Research, has been published in the international journal Building and Environment, Volume 170, March 2020.
03 Oct 2019
On October 3rd, 2019, CBER Director Ulrike Passe was invited to a panel discussion about 'The ROI of green buildings' at the Iowa Ideas Conference in Cedar Rapids, Iowa organized by The Gazette
12 Oct 2018
Time for Action! At an Iowa news conference, Ulrike Passe, associate professor and director of the Center for Building Energy Research at ISU and Jerry Schnoor, co-director of the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research at the University of Iowa, met on Thursday to discuss climate change issues and building design.
01 Sep 2018
As we start the Spring 2018 semester, we are excited to welcome two Mechanical Engineer students and one Architecture student to the CBER team!
11 Apr 2018
We have had a research presentation tour for the Mobile Diagnostic Lab! The MDL was presented at the Research in the Capitol (RIC), National Celebration for Undergraduate Research (NCUR), and ISU Undergraduate Research Symposium.