Dr. Zheng O’Neill

  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Adjunct Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office: 210 Hardaway
  • Phone: (205) 348-6982
  • Fax: (205) 348-6419

Areas of Research

  • HVAC


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2004


Dr. O’Neill’s research interests include:

  • Thermal Energy Systems Design, Analysis, Modeling, Simulation and Optimization
  • Integrated Building Energy and Control Systems
  • Whole Building Energy Diagnostics
  • Fault Detection and Diagnostics of HVAC/R Systems
  • Smart Building Systems and Smart Grid
  • Geothermal System and Ground Source Heat Pumps
  • Uncertainty Quantification in HVAC/R Systems and Buildings