Shengliang (Daniel) Rong, LEED GA
Senior Associate, Building Sciences


Daniel is an indoor lighting expert who leads the design and execution of research projects aiming to understand the impact of electric and natural lighting on human health and wellness. Daniel also provides internal consulting for technologies and building materials safety and efficacy evaluation, as well as indoor environment evaluation.

Daniel specializes in lighting simulation and design, computational fluid dynamic (CFD) simulation, thermal comfort simulation and energy modeling. He has extensive experience in integrated and computational methods for building indoor environment optimization, and led the development of a Delos in-house tool for circadian lighting simulation and melanopic lux calculation.

He holds a Master of Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology, as well as a Master of Environmental Building Design from the University of Pennsylvania. Daniel received his Bachelor of Architecture from Hua Zhong University of Science and Technology in China.