Da Li


Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering – Clemson University

Da Li's research focuses on understanding the impacts of building systems and environments on human satisfaction, health, and well-being, as well as occupancy-focused operation approaches to make buildings more adaptive and responsive to people’s needs. Research projects outside of CCAT include:

  • Environmental preference-based building operations to enhance occupant experience and building sustainability
  • Non-intrusive interpretation of human thermal comfort through analysis of facial infrared thermography
  • Understanding energy-saving behaviors in the American workplace: A unified theory of motivation, opportunity, and ability

Their Research

Predicting Driver Takeover Performance in Conditional Automation (Level 3) through Physiological Sensing
Principal Investigator:
Carol Menassa, Vineet Kamat, Da Li, & Julian Brinkley
Research Thrusts: Human Factors