Zhang, M. Ahamed, and J. Wen, “Comparison of Time-Frequency-Analysis Techniques Applied in Building Energy Data Noise Cancellation for Building Load Forecasting: A Real-Building Case Study”, Energy and Buildings, Accepted, 2020.

Ten Questions Concerning Occupant Health in Buildings during Normal Operations and Extreme Events including the COVID-19 Pandemic, accepted, Building and Environment, 2020.

Zhang, L., Wen, J., Li, Y., Chen, J., Ye, Y., Fu, Y., & Livingood, W. (2020). A Review of Machine Learning in Building Load Prediction. (Accepted by Applied Energy)


Hendricken, L., J. Wen, J., and P. L. Gurian, “Development of a New Reduced Order Model for Predicting the Energy Savings of Multi-ECM Permutations”, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 182, pp. 287-299, 2019.

Zhang, L., and J. Wen, “A systematic feature selection procedure for short-term data-driven building energy forecasting model development”, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 183, pp. 428-442, 2019.

Ben-David, T., A Rackes, L.J. Lo, J. Wen, and M.S. Waring, “Optimizing ventilation: Theoretical study on increasing rates in offices to maximize occupant productivity with constrained additional energy use”, Building and Environment, Vol. 166, 2019.

Chung, D., Wen, J., Lo, L.J., “Development and verification of the open source platform, HAM-Tools, for hygrothermal performance simulation of buildings using a stochastic approach”, Build. Simul. (2019).

Chung, D., J. Wen, “Building Envelope Moisture Transport in the Context of Assembly Aging and Uncertainty”, Technology|Architecture + Design, 3:2, 221-233, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/24751448.2019.1640540


Pourariana, S., J. Wen, D. Veronica, A. Pertzborn, X. Zhou, and R. Liu “A tool for evaluating fault detection and diagnostic methods for fan coil units”, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 136, pp. 151-160, 2017.

Li, X., J. Wen, “Net-zero energy building clusters emulator for energy planning and operation evaluation”, Computers Environment and Urban Systems, Vol. 62, pp. 168-181, 2017.


Langevin, J., J. Wen, and P. L. Gurian, “Quantifying the human-building interaction: Considering the active, adaptive occupant in building performance simulation”, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 117, pp. 372-386, 2016.

Li, X., J. Wen, and E. Bai, “Developing a whole building cooling energy forecasting model for on-line operation optimization using proactive system identification”, Applied Energy, 164, pp. 69–88, 2016.

Zhao, Y., J. Wen, Xiao, X. Yang, and S. Wang. “Diagnostic Bayesian networks for diagnosing air handling units faults -Part I: faults in dampers, fans, filters and sensors.” Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 111, pp. 1272-1286, 2017.

Li, X., Wen, J., Liu, R., & Zhou, X. “Commercial building cooling energy forecasting using proactive system identification: A whole building experiment study.” Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 22, No. 6, pp. 674-691, 2016.

Li, X., Wen, J., “System identification and data fusion for on-line adaptive energy forecasting in virtual and real commercial buildings.” Energy and Buildings Vol. 129, pp. 227-237, 2016.

Pourarian, S., A. Kearsley, J. Wen, A. Pertzborn, “Efficient and robust optimization for building energy simulation.” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 122, pp. 53-62, 2016.

Li, X., Wen, J. and Malkawi, A., “An operation optimization and decision framework for a building cluster with distributed energy systems.” Applied Energy, Vol. 178, 98-109, 2016.

Odonkor, P., K., Lewis, J. Wen, and T. Wu, “Adaptive energy optimization in Net Zero building clusters,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 138, doi:10.1115/1.4033395, 2016.


Langevin, J., P. L. Gurian, and J. Wen, “Tracking the human-building interaction: Findings from a longitudinal field study of occupant behavior in air-conditioned offices,” Journal of Environmental Psychology, Vol. 42, pp. 94-115, 2015.

Zhao, Y., J. Wen, and S. Wang, “Diagnostic Bayesian networks for diagnosing air handling units faults – Part II: Faults in coils and sensors,” Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 90, pp. 145-157, 2015.

Langevin, J., J. Wen, and P. L. Gurian, “Simulating the human-building interaction: Development and validation of an agent-based model of office occupant behaviors”, Building and Environment, Vol. 88, pp. 27-45, 2015. (2015 B&E BEST PAPER AWARD)


Liu R., J. Wen, X. Zhou, and C. Klaassen, “Stability and accuracy of VAV box control at low flows Part 1 laboratory test setup and VAV sensor test”, HVAC&R Research, 20, No. 1, pp. 3-18, 2014.

Liu R., J. Wen, X. Zhou, and C. Klaassen, and A. Regnier, “Stability and accuracy of VAV box control at low flows Part 2: controller test, system test, and field test”, HVAC&R Research, 20, No. 1, pp. 19-35, 2014.

Li, S., and J. Wen, ” A model-based fault detection and diagnostic methodology based on PCA method and wavelet transform”, Vol 68, Part A, pp. 63 – 71, Energy & Buildings, 2014.

Liu, R., J. Wen, M. Waring, ” Improving airflow measurement accuracy in VAV terminal units using flow conditioners “, Building and Environment, 71, pp. 81-94, 2014.

Xiao, F., Y. Zhao, J. Wen, and S. W. Wang, “Bayesian network based FDD strategy for variable air volume terminals,” Automation in Construction, Vol. 41, pp. 106-118, 2014.

Li, S. and J. Wen, “Application of pattern matching method for detecting faults in Air Handling Unit system”, Automation in Construction, Vol. 43, pp. 49–58, 2014.

Li X., and J. Wen, “Review of building energy modeling for control and operation.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 37, pp. 517-537, 2014.

Li X., and J. Wen, “Building energy consumption on-line forecasting using physics based system identification.” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 82, pp. 1-12, 2014.

Zhao, Y., F. Xiao, J. Wen, Y. Lu, S. Wang, “A robust pattern recognition-based fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) method for chillers”, HVAC&R Research, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp. 798-809, 2014.


Langevin, J., Wen, J., & Gurian, P.L. (2013). Tracking Long-Term Occupant IEQ Outcomes: A Longitudinal Survey Tool. Paper presented at IAQ 2013, Vancouver, CAN.

Cuéllar G. & Langevin J. (2013). Space per seinterpunct. 1: 60-75.

Langevin, J., Wen J., & Gurian P.L. (2013). Modeling thermal comfort holistically: Bayesian estimation of thermal sensation, acceptability, and preference distributions for office building occupants.  Building and Environment. 69: 206-226.

Langevin, J., Gurian, P.L. & Wen, J. (2013). Reducing energy consumption in low income public housing: Interviewing residents about energy behaviors.  Applied Energy (102), 1358-1370.

Liu, R., Wen, J., Zhou, X., Klaassen, C., & Regnier, A. (2013). Stability and accuracy of variable air volume box control at low flows. Part 2: Controller test, system test, and field test. HVAC&R Research, 20(1), 19-35. DOI: 10.1080/10789669.2013.794087

Taylor, R., Casey, P., Hendricken, L., Otto, K., Sisson, W., Gurian, P., Wen, J. (2013). The Simulation of Long Term Trends in Building Energy Consumption Due to the Impact of Market-Based Policies to Encourage Adoption of Energy Conservation Measures. Paper presented at CLIMA 2013, Prague, CZE.


Hendricken, L., Otto, K., Wen, J., Gurian, P.L. and Sisson, W. (2012). Capital Costs and Energy Savings Achieved by Energy Conservation Measures for Office Buildings in the Greater Philadephia Region. Paper presented at SimBuild 2012, Madison, WI.

Rackes, A., & Waring, M. (2012, July). Modeling impacts of dynamic ventilation strategies on indoor air quality over the United States office sector. Paper presented at Healthy Buildings 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

Rackes, A., & Waring, M.. (2012). Modeling impacts of dynamic ventilation strategies on indoor air quality of offices in six US cities. Building and Environment (In Press).

Langevin, J., Wen, J., Gurian, P.L., Hsieh, S. & Novosel, D. (2012, July). Behavior in the Built Environment: Findings from a Survey of Occupants in Twenty Air-Conditioned Office Buildings.  Paper presented at Healthy Buildings 2012, Brisbane, AUS.

Langevin, J., Wen, J. & Gurian, P.L. (2012). Relating occupant perceived control and thermal comfort: Statistical analysis on the ASHRAE RP-884 database. HVAC&R Research 18 (1-2), 179-194.

Otto, K., Hendricken, L., Gurian, P.L., Dassinger, A. and Sisson, W. (2012). The Impact of Stakeholder Decision Criteria on Energy Efficient Retrofits in the Mid-Sized Office Sector. Paper presented at 7th International Conference on Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings 2012, Frankfurt, GER.

Chen, Y. Lisa and Jin Wen, “The selection of the most appropriate airflow model for designing indoor air sensor systems.” Building and Environment, Vol. 50, pp. 34–43, 2012.

Ng, Y. L. C., and J. Wen, “Inverse estimation of indoor airflow patterns using singular value decomposition”, Applied Mathematical Modeling, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 2627–2641, 2012.


Hendricken, L., Wen, J. & Persily, A.K. (2011). Framework and Case Study for Understanding Factors Impacting Outdoor Contaminant Entry into Commercial Buildings. Paper presented at The Department of Homeland Security Science Conference 2011, Washington, D.C.

Langevin, J., Wen, J. ,Hsieh, S., Novosel, D. & Waring, M.S. (June, 2011). Occupant Comfort, Productivity, And Personal Control In Twenty Air Conditioned Office Buildings.  Paper presented at Indoor Air 2011, Austin, TX.

Langevin, J. (2011). Reyner Banham: In Search of an Imageable, Invisible Architecture. Architectural Theory Review 16 (1), 2-21.

Ng, Y. L. C., and Wen, J., “Estimating Building Airflow Network using CO2 Measurements from a Distributed Sensor Network”, Invited Paper, HVAC&R Research, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 344-365, 2011.


Langevin, J., Wen J. Gurian P.L. (August, 2010). The psychology of comfort: statistical analysis on the relation of occupant perceived control to thermal comfort using the ASHRAE RP-884 database. Paper presented at IAQVEC 2010, Syracuse, NY.

Chen, Y. and Wen, J., “Comparison Of Sensor Systems Designed Using Multizone, Zonal, And CFD Data For Protection Of Indoor Environments”, Building and Environment, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 1061-1071, 2010.

Li, S. and J. Wen, “Development and Validation of a Dynamic Air Handling Unit Model – Part I ( RP 1312) ”, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 116, Pt. 1, pp. 45 – 56, 2010.

Li, S., J. Wen, X. Zhou, and C. J. Klaassen, “Development and Validation of a Dynamic Air Handling Unit Model – Part II ( RP 1312) ”, ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 116, Pt 1, pp. 57 – 73, 2010.

Journal Publications before 2009

Wen, J., W. Sun, and S. Dost, “Impact of Pressurization on Energy Consumption for Laboratories and Cleanrooms,” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Pt 1, pp. 496 – 506, 2009.

Commerford, E., Gurian, P. L., Wen, J., and Cook, S. R., “Design of a Site-Built Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater Under Uncertainty,” The Open Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 1, pp. 17-25, 2008.

Chen, Y. and Wen, J., “Sensor System Design for Building Indoor Air Protection,” Building and Environment, Vol. 43, pp. 1278-1285, 2008.

Wen, J. and T. F. Smith, “Development and Validation of Online Models with Parameter Estimation for Building Zone with VAV System,” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 13-22, 2007.

Chebihi, A., Byun, K., Wen, J., and Smith, T. F., “Radiant Cooling of an Enclosure,” Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 229 – 252, Energy Conversion and Management, 2005.

Yu., X., Wen, J., and Smith, T. F., “A Model for the Dynamic Response of a Cooling Coil,” Vol. 37, No. 12, pp. 1278 – 1289, Energy and Buildings, 2005.

J. Gao, Y. Sun, J. Wen, and T. F. Smith, “An experimental study of energy consumption and thermal comfort for electric and hydronic reheats,” Energy and Buildings, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 203 – 214, 2004.

Wen, J. and Smith, T. F., “Development and Validation of Online Parameter Estimation for HVAC Systems,” Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 125, No. 3, pp. 324 – 330, 2003.

Wen, J. and Smith, T. F., “Absorption of Solar Energy in a Room,” Solar Energy, Vol. 72, No. 4, pp. 283 – 297, 2002.