Portrait of Yi Qu

Yi Qu

Energy Efficiency Standards Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R4000
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-4129G
(510) 486-7174

Yi Qu is a Senior Scientific Engineering Associate for the Energy Efficiency Standards Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Yi holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, and a Master of Science in Thermal Engineering from Tsinghua University in China.

Prior to her current position at Berkeley Lab, Yi has 7+ years of HVAC product research and development experience with Lennox.

Yi is currently focusing on energy efficiency and test procedure for air conditioning and refrigeration products.

Yi's published patents include:

1. Pressure Regulation of an Air Conditioner
Patent Number: 8931288
Issued: January 13, 2015
Inventors: Yi Qu, Der-kai Hung

2. Controlling Air Conditioner Modes
Publication Number: US 20140165612 A1
Issued: June 19, 2014
Inventors: Yi Qu, Pete Hrejsa, Eric Berg

3. Defrost Control Using Fan Data
Application Number: 20140150477
Issued: June 5, 2014
Inventors: Yi Qu, H. Gene Havard, Jon Douglas, Jeff Mangum

4. Secondary Defrost for Heat Pumps
Application Number: 20140150479
Issued: June 5, 2014
Inventors: Yi Qu, Bruce Perkins, Chris Mchugh, Mark Olsen

5. Method to Control Electronic Expansion Valve
Application number: 20130160474
Issued: June 27, 2013
Inventors: Yi Qu, Carl Crawford

6. Control System and Method for Both Energy Saving and Comfort Control in an Air Conditioning System
Application number: 20120303165
Issued: November 29, 2012
Inventors: Yi Qu, Peter Hrejsa

Portrait Photos

Portrait photographs are available in various sizes for downloads. Right click on the links and choose "Save Link As..." option from the context menu.