Qun Zhou Sun

Director of Smart Infrastructure Data Analytics Laboratory
University of Central Florida
Email: qz.sun@ucf.edu
Office: HEC 358
Ph: 407-823-3284

– Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCF
– Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, UCF

Professional Activities:
– Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
– Secretary, IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Smart Buildings, Loads, and Customer Systems (SBLC) Committee

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2011
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2007

Team Members

Wenyi Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Education: Ph.D., Machinal Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, 2019
Research: HVAC operations, model predictive control, and building-grid interactions.


Guanyu Tian

Ph.D. Student, Electrical Engineering

Education: M.S., Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2016
Research: Commercial building modeling and optimization, demand response


Hossein Panamtash

Ph.D. student, Electrical Engineering

Education: B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran, 2017
Research: Solar power forecasting, solar system integration and optimization


Xipeng Jin

Ph.D. student, Electrical Engineering

Education: B.S., Physics, Capital Normal University, 2019
Research: Modeling and optimization of commercial buildings


Michael Cash

Ph.D. student, Computer Science

Education: B.S., Computer Science, Florida International University,
Research: Building cyber security, BACnet and KNX protocol security, cyber-physical attacks. 

SIDAL Alumni

Samy Faddel, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2019-2021, currently with ABB Research Center. 

Lei Wang, M.S., 2019, currently with Florida State University.

Rahul Birari, M.S., 2017, currently with Software Motor Company.