Yeonjin Bae

R&D Associate Staff

Dr. Yeonjin Bae is a R&D Associate Staff in the Grid Interactive Controls Group in the Electrification and Energy Infrastructure Division at ORNL. She received PhD degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 2016 and joined the ORNL in 2019. Currently she is involved in various DOE-funded projects regarding building energy modeling and validation based on the extensive background for simulation/modeling and energy efficient building system optimization. She is the subprogram manager at ORNL for the Tech-to-Market program, a part of the Building Technologies Program. The Tech-to-Market program pilots and evaluates innovative programs that eliminate the common barriers promising technologies face along the pathway to market. This includes a buildings-focused university student competition called JUMP into STEM and a new BTO Fellowship program called IBUILD. Also, she is an active member of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and is a webmaster of ASHRAE TC 7.6, Building energy performance.