• Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • J. Mike Walker '66 Faculty Fellow II
Zheng O'Neill

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Oklahoma State University, 2004
  • M.S. Tongji University, 2000

Research Interests

    • Building/HVAC&R energy efficiency
    • Intelligent building controls and optimization
    • Grid-interactive efficient buildings
    • Ground source heat pumps
    • Uncertainty quantification in building energy systems

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 The University of Alabama President’s Faculty Research Award
  • 2019 ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award
  • 2018 IBPSA-USA Emerging Contributor Award
  • 2017 ASHRAE Innovative Research Grant (IRG) Award
  • 2016 Educator of the Year, from ASHRAE Birmingham Chapter
  • 2015 DOE IAC Junior Faculty Research Award
  • 2010 United Technologies Research Center Outstanding Achievement Award