Graduate Research Assistant

Contact Information:
Scott Campus (Omaha)

Ph.D. - AREN

Expected Graduation Date:
May, 2026

Josephine Lau

About Me:

I like travelling, meeting new people, discussing ideas, making friends, trying different cuisines and watching movies (Big Marvel Fan).

Research Interests:
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • HVAC Systems
  • Energy Efficient and Healthy Buildings
  • Infection Control in indoor environment
Academic Background
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan (2013-2017)

Graduate Teaching Assistant for the course on "Building Energy II" --- Fall 2021

Practical Experiences:
I am from Pakistan and have worked there for several years in different roles in the Operation & Maintenance of mechanical equipment as well as in HVAC & MEP projects' execution.

  • Mechanical Engineer Operations & Projects - 2020-2021
  • Operations & Maintenance Engineer - 2018-2020
  • Trainee Engineer - 2017-2018
Also, got on-job trainings in the areas of HVAC, Solar System, Green Building Design and Health & safety.

WELL Accredited Professional, Credential ID: WELL-AP-0000137649, International Well Building Institute

Certified Healthcare Physical Environment Worker - American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), Certification # 3833

Human Research, Group 2 Social/Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel - CITI Program

Registered Engineer - Pakistan Engineering Council (MECH/35559)
Member - ASHRAE Nebraska Central
Member of International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate (ISIAQ)
Hospitals innovative HVAC Designs - ASHRAE
Reducing infectious disease transmission with UVGI - ASHRAE
Fundamentals of Research by Faculty of Natural Sciences - Forman Christian College (A Chartered University)

2022 ASHRAE Winter Conference | January 29–February 2, 2022 | Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

Great Plains Interoperability Conference 2022 | June 07, 2022

Teaching and Learning Symposium, University of Nebraska, Lincoln | Fall 2022