Michael Sohn

Michael Sohn

Sustainable Energy Systems Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2002
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-2024N
(510) 486-7610

Mike's research interests are in mathematical modeling of environmental systems and quality, uncertainty analysis, value-of-information decision analysis, water-energy integrated assessment, and sensor-data fusion.

Mike has a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering and an MS degree in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He also has MS and BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA. Mike is a California-licensed Professional Engineer (Civil), and has worked at an environmental engineering firm where he conducted environmental health risk assessments. He is Deputy Leader of the Sustainable Energy Systems Group and former Leader of the Airflow and Pollutant Transport Group (Indoor Environment Dept.). Mike has been at LBNL since 1998.

This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.



Najafi, Massieh, David M. Auslander, Philip Haves, and Michael D. Sohn. "A Statistical Pattern Analysis Framework for Rooftop Unit Diagnostics." International Journal of Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Research (2010).
Najafi, Massieh, David M. Auslander, Peter L. Bartlett, Philip Haves, and Michael D. Sohn. "Modeling and Measurement Constraints in Fault Diagnostics for HVAC Systems." ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Controls (2010). Download: PDF (182.47 KB)


Price, Phillip N., Kristina Hamachi LaCommare, Jennifer A. McWilliams, and Michael D. Sohn. Anthrax Sampling and Decontamination: Technology Trade-Offs. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009. Download: PDF (670.02 KB)
Sohn, Michael D., and David M. Lorenzetti. Indoor Sampler Siting In 11th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms. Busan, Korea, 2009. Download: 
Sohn, Michael D., Ashok J. Gadgil, Priya Sreedharan, and William W. Nazaroff. Sensor Networks for Detecting Toxic Releases in Buildings In 11th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms. Busan, Korea, 2009. Download: 


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