Rongxin Yin

Senior Scientific Engineering Associate
(510) 495-2486

Rongxin Yin is a Senior Scientific Engineering Associate in the Grid Integration Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  He has been at LBNL since 2007 and focuses his career on building science, energy and buildings, and building to grid.  His research focuses on energy efficiency and demand response (EE&DR) in commercial buildings, energy modeling, methodologies for baseline models for EE & DR, thermal energy storage, and smart grids. He is the primary developer of the Demand Response Quick Assessment Tool (DRQAT) for commercial buildings and refrigerated warehouses. He has a Master’s of Science Degree in Building Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tongji University in China





Kim, Joyce Jihyun, Rongxin Yin, and Sila Kiliccote. "Automated Price and Demand Response Demonstration for Large Customers in New York City using OpenADR." International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations (ICEBO) 2013. Montreal, Quebec, 2013. LBNL-6472E.


Yin, Rongxin, Peng Xu, Mary Ann Piette, and Sila Kiliccote. "Study on Auto-DR and Pre-cooling of Commercial Buildings with Thermal Mass in California." Energy and Buildings 42.7 (2010) 967-975. LBNL-3541E.
Yin, Rongxin, Sila Kiliccote, Mary Ann Piette, and Kristen Parrish. "Scenario Analysis of Peak Demand Savings for Commercial Buildings with Thermal Mass in California." 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2010. LBNL-3636E.