Xiaoye Cai

Xiaoye Cai
Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate


Building: Modulbau Melaten Nord - 4122

Room: 02.33

Mathieustraße 30

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 49782
Fax: +49 241 80 49769




Fields of activity

As a team member of the team building automation, Xiaoye Cai focus on the development and analysis of district energy systems. Her major research activities are the comparison of the existing control strategy of a real-life system and a mode-based control algorithm by means of simulation. She deducts possible improvements of the method and applies them to a real-life district energy system.


Xiaoye Cai studied mechanical engineering at Tongji University in China. On the basis of the educational cooperation between China and Germany, she studied one year in Germany in an exchange program. After her Bachelor’s degree, she continued her study in mechanical engineering in the Diplom program at Dresden University of Technology and specialized in Energy Engineering. In 2018, she started working as a research associate at the Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate of the E.ON Energy Research Center at the RWTH Aachen University in the field of building automation.



Titel Autor(en)
Modeling of Petri-Net-based control algorithms for the simulation-based improvement of the planning process of building energy systems
Contribution to a conference proceedings, Journal Article (2019)
Cai, Xiaoye
Schild, Thomas Peter
Schreiber, Thomas Bruno
Baranski, Marc Axel
Müller, Dirk
From plans to programs: A holistic toolchain for building data applications
Contribution to a conference proceedings, Journal Article (2019)
Bode, Gerrit Thorben
Stinner, Florian
Baranski, Marc Axel
Brümmendorf, Erik
Cai, Xiaoye
Kümpel, Alexander
Schraven, Markus Hans
Schreiber, Thomas Bruno
Stoffel, Phillip
Storek, Thomas Peter Bruno
Müller, Dirk