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Ling, Jiazhen

Ling, Jiazhen

Mechanical Engineering
Center for Environmental Energy Engineering
Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute


  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 2011


Dr. Jiazhen Ling received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2011. Following graduation, he was a Faculty Research Associate in CEEE until being promoted to Research Assistant Professor in 2015. Dr. Ling's dissertation focused on the study of separate sensible and latent cooling systems and the design of a radiative heat exchanger. He has published three journal papers and six conference papers during his Ph.D. study. He is a member of both ASHRAE and AEE and is an EPA certified Universal technician. Dr. Ling was a recipient of an ASHRAE scholarship and a GDF Suez Energy scholarship.

Transient and steady-state modeling and simulations

Energy efficiency of HVAC&R

Building energy simulations

Thermal comfort

District energy systems modeling and simulation

Seven Mechanical Engineering Faculty Promoted in 2020

Congratulations to Chopra, Chung, Cukier, Azarian, Ling, Liu, and Muehlbauer.

Researchers Introduce RoCo, a Mobile Personal Heating and Cooling Device

UMD Invention Has Potential to Cut Energy Costs in Residential and Large Building AC

Radermacher and Hwang Awarded New Patent

Mechanical Engineering professors awarded patent for advancements in air conditioning technology.

Mechanical Engineering Wins First Place in Max Tech and Beyond Design Competition

Yunho Hwang led a student team that designs winning energy efficient cooling system.

Course brings students to South Korea

Five Maryland students, professor travel to Pusan National University for ENME 635