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June Young Park

[June Young Park]

Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering
Last Updated: October 25, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Smart Buildings and Cities, Human Behavior in the Built Environment, Building and Urban Energy Systems, Control and Sensing Systems, Machine Learning

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Architectural Engineering, Building Science, Building Simulation, Machine Learning

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2014 Engineer in Training , Illinois State

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2016 to 2020 Graduate Research Assistant
      Intelligent Environments Laboraty, The University of Texas at Austin
    • 2019 to 2019 Research Intern
      National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    • 2014 to 2016 Graduate Research Assistant
      Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics, Carnegie Mellon University
    • 2015 to 2015 Research Intern
      Consortium for Building Energy Innovation
    • 2014 to 2014 Energy Analyst Intern
      EHAF Engineering Consultant
    • 2010 to 2011 Construction Engineer
      United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2019 Catalyst Awards Final List sponsored by Green Electronic Council
    • Dec  2011 UN PKO Medal sponsored by United Nations

Publications


      2018
      • Book Chapter
        Reinforcement learning for intelligent environments: A Tutorial
        Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure
        [Nagy, Zoltan, Park, June Young, Vazquez-Canteli, Jose]. "Routledge".

      2020
      • Journal Article
        An international review of occupant-related aspects of building energy codes and standards
        [O'Brien, William , Tahmasebi, Farhang, Andersen, Rune, Azar, Elie , Barthemlmes, Verena, Belafi, Zsofia, Berger, Christiane, Chen, Dong, De Simone, Marilena, d'Oca, Simona, Hong, Tianzhen , Jin, Quan, Khovalyg, Dolaana, Lamberts, Roberto, Novakovic, Vojislav, Park, June Young, Plagmann, Manfred, Rajus, Vinu, Vellei, Marika, Verbruggen, Silke, Wagner, Andreas, Willems, Eric, Yan, Da, Zhou, Jin]. Building and Environment. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.106906
      • Journal Article
        The ASHRAE Great Energy Predictor III competition: Overview and results
        [Miller, Clayton, Arjunan, Pandarasamy, Kathirgamanathan, Anjukan, Fu, Chun , Roth, Johathan, Park, June Young, Balbach, Chris, Gowri, Krishnan, Nagy, Zoltan, Fontanini, Anthony, Haberl, Jeff]. Science and Technology for the Built Environment. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23744731.2020.1795514
      • Journal Article
        The good, the bad, and the ugly: Data-driven load profile discord identification in a large building portfolio
        [Park, June Young, Wilson, Eric, Parker, Andrew, Nagy, Zoltan]. Energy and Buildings. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.109892

      2019
      • Journal Article
        A critical review of field implementations of occupant-centric building controls
        [Park, JuneYoung, Ouf, MohamedM., Gunay, Burak, Peng, Yuzhen, O'Brien, William, Kjærgaard, MikkelBaun, Nagy, Zoltan]. building and environment. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106351
      • Journal Article
        Apples or oranges? Identification of fundamental load shape profiles for benchmarking buildings using a large and diverse dataset
        [Park, JuneYoung, Yang, Xiya, Miller, Clayton, Arjunan, Pandarasamy, Nagy, Zoltan]. Applied Energy. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.12.025
      • Journal Article
        LightLearn: An adaptive and occupant centered controller for lighting based on reinforcement learning
        [Park, JuneYoung, Dougherty, Thomas, Fritz, Hagen, Nagy, Zoltan]. building and environment. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.10.028
      • Journal Article
        SCAFE: Automated simultaneous clustering and non-linear feature extraction of building energy profiles
        [Ulyanin, Stepan, Vazquez-Canteli, Jose, Park, JuneYoung, Nagy, Zoltan]. Journal of Physics Conference Series. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012037

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Comprehensive analysis of the relationship between thermal comfort and building control research - A data-driven literature review
        [Park, JuneYoung, Nagy, Zoltan]. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.09.102

      2020
      • Conference Proceeding
        HVACLearn: A reinforcement learning based occupant-centric control for thermostat set-points
        [Park, June Young, Nagy, Zoltan ]. e-Energy '20: Proceedings of the Eleventh ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3396851.3402364
      • Conference Proceeding
        How People Use Their Thermostats? High-Resolution Data Analysis of Two Years of System Operations in Office Rooms
        [Khamseh, Negar, Park, June Young , De Angelis, Enrico, Nagy, Zoltan]. Symposium on Simulation in Architecture + Urban Design (SimAUD) 2020.
        http://simaud.org/2020/preprints/75.pdf

      2019
      • Conference Proceeding
        Good to see you again: Capture and recapture method on mobile devices to estimate occupancy profiles
        [Park, JuneYoung, Mbata, Edward, Nagy, Zoltan]. Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation (ACM BuildSys 2019). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3360322.3360869
      • Conference Proceeding
        Investigating occupancy profiles using convolutional neural networks
        [Park, JuneYoung, Chen, Jianli, Jin, Xin, Nagy, Zoltan]. Proceedings of the 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation (ACM BuildSys 2019). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3360322.3360989
      • Conference Proceeding
        A competition based game activity for educating machine learning in civil engineering course
        [Park, June Young , Nagy, Zoltan ]. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Computing in Civil Engineering 2019 (i3CE).
      • Conference Proceeding
        The Influence of Building Design, Sensor Placement, and Occupant Preferences on Occupant Centered Lighting Control
        [Park, JuneYoung, Nagy, Zoltan]. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Computing in Civil Engineering 2019 (i3CE). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784482445.013

      2018
      • Conference Proceeding
        LightLearn: Occupant centered lighting controller using reinforcement learning to adapt systems to humans
        [Park, June Young, Dougherty, Thomas, Fritz, Hagen, Nagy, Zoltan]. In Proceedings of International Building Physics Conference. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14305/ibpc.2018.im-1.02
      • Conference Proceeding
        Using Bluetooth Based Occupancy Estimation for HVAC Set-back to Reduce Energy Consumption in Buildings
        [Nagy, Zoltan, Vazquez-Canteli, Jose, Park, June Young]. In Proceedings of ASHRAE Annual Conference.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Reinforcement Learning for Occupant Centered Building Control System
        [Park, June Young, Dougherty, Thomas, Fritz, Hagen, Nagy, Zoltan]. In Proceedings of Extended Abstracts - The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Data-Driven Framework to Find the Physical Association between AHU and VAV Terminal Unit–Pilot Study
        [Park, June Young, Lasternas, Bertrand , Aziz, Azizan]. In Proceedings of ASHRAE Winter Conference.

      2017
      • Conference Proceeding
        Reinforcement Learning for smart buildings and cities
        [Nagy, Zoltan, Park, June Young , Vazquez-Canteli, Jose]. In Proceedings of Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Conference.

      2016
      • Conference Proceeding
        Assisted Point Mapping to Enable Cost-effective Deployment of Intelligent Building Applications
        [Leonardi, Francesco, Reeve, Hayden, Wagner, Timothy, Xiong, Ziyou, Park, June Young]. "International High Performance Buildings Conference".
        https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/ihpbc/193/

      2015
      • Conference Proceeding
        Comparison of the results obtained with simplified IEQ toolkit and robust instrument in POE field studies
        [Park, Jihyun, Lei, Yue, Song, Ye, Rojas, Ruben, Han, Jungmin, Park, June Young, Zhao, Jie , Aziz, Azizan , Loftness, Vivian ]. Engineering Sustainability 2015.

Courses

      • AREN 1205-001 INTRO TO ARCHITECTURAL ENGR
        (Course Id: 113531)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AREN 1205-002 INTRO TO ARCHITECTURAL ENGR
        (Course Id: 113531)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020

Service to the Profession

    • 2018 to  Present
      Task Force Member
      IEA EBC Annex 79 Occupant Centric Building Design & Operation
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Automation in Construction
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Building and Environment
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Building Simulation
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Data in Brief
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Energy and Buildings
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Solar Energy
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Sustainable Cities and Society
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      eSim 2020 IBPSA-Canada
    • 2020 to  2020
      Workshop Organizer
      International Workshop on Reinforcement Learning for Energy Management in Buildings and Cities (ACM BuildSys)
    • 2020 to  2020
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      The 7th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments (BuildSys 2020)
    • 2019 to  2019
      Committee Member
      ASHRAE-Kaggle Great Energy Predictor 3