Bowen Zhang

Bowen Zhang

Industry PhD Student

Industry PhD project title: Data innovation for zero carbon buildings

RACE University and Industry partners:  UTS and Buildings Alive

Previous education and work background:

  • Bachelor of Marketing
  • Master of Information Technology

I worked as a data analyst in a blockchain marketplace company, where I analysed and rated NFT projects based on metric and developed custom data pipelines from various public blockchain data sources.

What attracted you to the RACE Industry PhD?
An exciting opportunity to conduct deeper research in the field of my interest and contribute to the sustainability development.

Short answers to any of the following:

When you were young, what did you want to be when you were older?
I’d like to be a sprinter but gave up due to being injured.

What do you hope to achieve?
Applying our research and projects to truly achieve carbon-zero buildings. And I can be expert in data science and energy saving.

What are you most looking forward to?
World peace 🙂 as well as the research progressing smoothly.

What innovation/change would you like to see in 5-10 years’ time?
Energy conservation measures will become one of the top technological trends, contributing to the development of more energy-efficient and less energy-consuming devices.

Fun fact about you
I used to be a sprinter when I was a kid and all I needed to do was running everywhere. Now all the things I need to do are just to sit down write codes and do research.

Favourite quote:

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.