JIN Qian

Associate Professor


Research Fields

  • Building Technology

Research Profile

  • Research field focused on:

  • Adaptive façade materials and systems

  • Building performance simulation and optimization

  • Whole-life value assessment

Current Courses

  • Architectural English (Lecture, Bachelor Program)

  • Design Studio (Bachelor Program)

  • Introduction to Science of Building Technology (Lecture, Participation, Master Program)


  1. Qian Jin*, Mauro Overend. ‘A comparative study on high-performance glazing for office buildings', Intelligent Buildings International, 2016.

  2. Fabio Favoino*, Mauro Overend, Qian Jin, ‘The optimal thermo-optical properties and energy saving potential of adaptive glazing technologies', Applied Energy 156, 1-15, Oct 2015.

  3. Qian Jin*, Mauro Overend. ‘Sensitivity of early-stage design variables to façade performance’, Energy and Buildings, Volume 77, 457-466, July 2014.

  4. Qian Jin*, Mauro Overend. ‘A prototype whole-life value optimisation tool for façade design'. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, Volume 7, Issue 3, 217-232, May 4, 2014.

  5. Qian Jin*, Mauro Overend, Peter Thompson. ‘Towards productivity indicators for performance-based facade design in commercial buildings'. Building and Environment, Volume 57, 271-281, 2012.