Ph.D., ASHRAE Fellow
Managing Director/Principal of the Building and Systems Analytics LLC, Marina del Rey, California and Hong Kong
Peter Simmonds has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and another in Research and Development from Reading Technical College and a Master’s degree from HTS, Den Bosch, The Netherlands and a Ph.D. from T.U. Delft. He has been a member of ASHRAE since 1989.
Dr. Simmonds is a recognized authority in the field of Radiant heating and cooling systems, as well as Thermal Comfort. He has been involved in the design and development of Passive and Active Beams since 1983 and has designed many systems worldwide. Peter is one of the co-authors of the forthcoming ASHRAE/REHVA Passive and Active Beam Design Guide Publications of his work led to the development of radiant systems in the USA and are included in the ASHRAE Handbooks. He is presently writing the new ASHRAE Design Guide for Tall, Mega Tall and Super Tall Building Systems
He has received the Carter Bronze Medal from the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers in 1993.
He has authored or co-authored more than 60 technical papers, articles and books He is a member of several ASHRAE Technical Committees and serves on the Standards committee as well as the College of Fellows. Peter teaches Graduate and Post Graduate Architectural students at the University of Southern California and is an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer.