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Civil and Architectural Engineering

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Liping Wang

Associate Professor
Engineering 3052
Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
University of Wyoming
Dept. 3295, 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Tel: 307-766-3299
Fax: 307-766-2221


Liping Wang


  • B. S., Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China

  • M.S., Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China

  • Ph.D., National University of Singapore


  • Professional Engineer since 12/2011


  • Member, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning (ASHRAE)

  • Member,  The International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA)

  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments

  • Guest Editor, Energy and Buildings, Special Issue on Emerging Building Technologies for Climate Change Mitigation and Energy Conservation  

  • Ad hoc reviewer, journals including Building and Environment, Energy and Buildings, Energy, Applied Energy and Applied Thermal Engineering


  • ES 2310 Thermodynamics

  • ES 2330 Fluid Dynamics

  • ARE/ME 3400 HVAC of Buildings

  • ARE/ME 4430 HVAC System Analysis and Design

  • ARE/ME 4490 Modeling and Optimization of Energy Systems

  • ARE/ME 4740 Mechanical System Design

  • ARE 5700 Architectural Engineering Problems


  • NSF CAREER Award (1944823), National Science Foundation, 2019

  • Appreciation Award, Advisor of ASHRAE Student Branch, University of Wyoming, 2019


  • Building performance modeling

  • Fault detection and diagnosis for HVAC systems

  • Energy efficiency for indoor agriculture

  • Resource-efficient and resilient future communities

PUBLICATIONS (selected):

  • Wang, L., J. E. Braun, S. Dahal, An evolving learning-based method—growing Gaussian mixture regression—for modeling passive chilled beam systems in buildings. Energy and Buildings. 2022. Volume 268.

  • Wang, L. and E. Iddio, Energy performance evaluation and modeling for an indoor farming facility. Journal of Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessment. 2022. Volume52, Part C.  

  • Wang, L, E. Iddio, and B. Ewers, Introductory Overview: Evapotranspiration (ET) Models for Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 2021. Volume 190.

  • Iddio, E., L. Wang, Y. Thomas, G. V. McMorrow, and A. Denzer, Energy Efficient Operation and Energy Modeling of Greenhouses: A Literature Review. Journal of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. Volume 117, January 2020.

  • Wang, L, G. V. McMorrow, X. Zhou, and Z. O’Neill, Assessing the Validity, Reliability, and Practicality of ASHRAE’s Performance Measurement Protocols (ASHRAE Research Project 1702). Science and Technology for the Built Environment. 2019. Volume 25. Issue 4. Pages 464-487. (Featured in ASHRAE Journal Newsletter)

  • McMorrow, G. V. and L. Wang, Implementation and Evaluation of ASHRAE’s Acoustic Performance Measurement Protocols. Science and Technology for the Built Environment. 2019. Volume 25. Issue 4. Pages 421-437.

  • Karami, M., G. V. McMorrow, and L. Wang, Continuous Monitoring of Indoor Environmental Quality Using an Arduino-based Data Acquisition System, Journal of Building Engineering. 2018. Volume 19. Pages 412-419.

  • Karami, M and L. Wang, Fault Detection and Diagnosis for Nonlinear Systems: a New Adaptive Gaussian Mixture Modeling Approach. Energy and Buildings. 2018. Volume 166, Pages 477-488.

  • Wang, L., R. Kubichek, and X. Zhou, Adaptive Learning-based Data-driven Models for Predicting Hourly Building Energy Use. Energy and Buildings. 2018. Volume 159. Pages 454-461.

  • Karami, M. and L. Wang, Particle Swarm Optimization for Control Operation of an All-Variable Speed Water-Cooled Chiller Plant. Applied Thermal Engineering. 2018. Volume 130. Pages 962-978.

  • Wang, L., X. Liu, and H. Y. Brown, Prediction of the Impacts of Climate Change on Energy Consumption for a Medium-Size Office Building with Two Climate Models. Energy and Buildings. 2017. Volume 157. Pages 218-226.

  • Wang, L., D. Curcija, and J. Breshears, The Energy Saving Potentials of Zone-Level Membrane-based Enthalpy Recovery Ventilators for VAV systems in Commercial Buildings. Energy and Buildings. 2015. Volume 109, Pages 47–52.

  • Wang, L. and S. Greenberg, Window Operation and Impacts on Building Energy Consumption. Energy and Buildings. 2015. Volume 92, Pages 313-321.

  • Wang, L. and P. Haves, Monte Carlo Analysis of the Effect of Uncertainties on Model-based HVAC Fault Detection and Diagnostics. HVAC&R Research. 2014. Volume 20 (6), Pages 616-627.

  • Wang, L, S. Greenberg, J. Fiegel, et al. Monitoring-based HVAC Commissioning of an Existing Office Building for Energy Efficiency, Applied Energy, Volume 102, February 2013, Pages 1382–1390.

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Laramie, WY 82071

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