College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Mario A. Medina, Ph.D.

School of Engineering - Civil/Environmental/Architectural Engineering
Associate Professor
School of Engineering
Associate Department Chair
Primary office:
Learned Hall, 2150D
University of Kansas
1530 West 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045
Second office:


Building thermal and material scienes laboratory, sustainable building laboratory, energy efficient buildings, China. 


Research Interests

  • Building energy analysis
  • Heat and mass transfer in building enclosures
  • Phase change materials
  • Reflective insulation
  • Advanced insulation systems.

Selected Awards & Honors

Xingcheng Friendship Award
Changsha Municipal People's Government (Hunan, China)

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