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Hongxi Yin

InCEES Associate Professor

Phone: 
314-935-6200
Campus Box 1079
Biography 

Hongxi Yin, PhD, is the InCEES associate professor in advanced building systems and architectural design. Yin was the first Chinese LEED certified expert on green community development. His primary research interests are whole building performance analysis, passive technology application, human health and productivity, and integrated design methods for sustainability. In 2013, he served as site operation manager for Solar Decathlon China. The highly competitive program challenges university teams to design, build and operate attractive and affordable net-zero-energy houses powered by the sun. Yin and senior lecturer Pablo Moyano are leading a fall 2015 studio in developing a submittal for the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, which will be held in Orange County, California, in 2017.