Xiaohui Zhou, Ph.D., P.E.

Energy Efficiency Program Manager


Dr. Xiaohui (Joe) Zhou has been with the Iowa Energy Center since 2002. He has over 17 years of work and research experience in commercial building HVAC systems and building controls, and served as a design engineer, application engineer, researcher and team leader. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Zhejiang University (China) and a Master of Science from the University of Connecticut, both in electrical engineering with concentrations in controls and automation. He also received his doctorate in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University. Dr. Zhou is actively involved in ASHRAE at local and national levels, and is member of ASHRAE Technical Committee TC 1.4 Control Theory and Application, TC 1.5 Computer Applications, and TC 7.5 Smart Building Systems.

Prior to joining the Energy Center, Dr. Zhou was with Beijing WUTE Automation Engineering & Technologies (Beijing, China), Johnson Controls and I2 Technologies.