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Prof. Dr. Patrick Phelan
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Interests: energy efficiency; buildings; heat transfer; thermal engineering
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Prof. Dr. Ahmed Senouci
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Department of Construction Management, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204, USA
Interests: green construction materials; optimization modeling; project scheduling; assessment management
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Prof. Dr. Bruno Peuportier
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Center for Energy Efficiency of Systems, MINES ParisTech, PSL Research University, 75006 Paris, France
Interests: building energy simulation; life cycle assessment; ecodesign; energy performance
Prof. Dr. Dimosthenis N. Asimakopoulos
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Department of Applied Physics and Meteorology, University of Athens, 157 84 Athens, Greece
Interests: environmental and building physics; wind energy studies; solar radiation studies; building physics and energy saving studies; air pollution studies; experimental studies in the atmospheric boundary layer; the design of modern in-situ and remote sensing meteorological instrumentation
Prof. Dr. Benoit Delinchant
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Grenoble INP, Institute of Engineering and Management at Université Grenoble Alpes 46 avenue Félix Viallet, F38031 Grenoble CEDEX 1, France
Interests: optimal design and operation of energy systems for building and districts; modeling (knowledge based, numerical and data-driven); (co-)simulation; multilevel optimization; uncertainties and robustness
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Minichiello
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples, p.le Tecchio, 80, 80125 Napoli, Italy
Interests: heating and air conditioning systems; thermal-hygrometric characteristics of the building envelope; energy efficiency in buildings; nearly and net zero energy buildings; plus zero energy buildings
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Bianco
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Università di Napoli Federico, Napoli, Italy
Interests: heat transfer; nearly and net-zero energy buildings; building envelope; HVAC systems and equipment; renewable energy sources at the building scale; fire safety engineering
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Prof. Dr. Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas
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Department of Construction Management and Real Estate, Laboratory of Operational Research, Research Institute of Sustainable Construction, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: multicriteria decision making; energy; sustainable development; machine learning, entropy, fuzzy sets theory; fuzzy multicriteria decision making; sustainability
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Prof. Giorgio Ficco
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Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (DICeM), Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, 03043 Cassino (FR), Italy
Interests: thermal and mechanical measurements; legal metrology; flow measurements; building energy performance; energy metering and accounting; environmental pollution measurements; transmission and distribution energy networks
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Prof. Dr. Marcel Macarulla Marti
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Group of Research and Innovation in Construction (GRIC), Department of Project and Construction Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: building control; V2G strategies; energy flexibility; building modelling; indoor air quality
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Prof. Dr. Yonggao Yin
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School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
Interests: air conditioning; refrigeration; heat and mass transfer; built environment; renewable energy
Dr. Sunliang Cao
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Department of Building services Engineering, Faculty of Construction and Environment, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Interests: energy engineering; on-site matching analysis; renewable energy; zero-energy building; energy storage technologies
Prof. Dr. Monica Siroux
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Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Strasbourg (INSA), ICUBE UMR CNRS 7357 Laboratory, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Interests: energy efficiency in buildings; renewable energy
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Prof. Dr. Neng Zhu
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College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: building and environment; energy
Prof. Weihua Li
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College of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Sun Yat-sen University, Tangjiawan, Zhuhai 519082, China
Interests: marine corrosion; photoelectric material; electrochemical protection; surface coatings; corrosion inhibitor; corrosion monitoring and detection
Prof. Dr. Dorota Chwieduk
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Institute of Heat Engineering, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, 00-661 Warsaw, Poland
Interests: renewable energy; solar energy; heat pumps; energy storage; energy conservation in buildings; heat transfer in buildings
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Dr. Francesco Nocera
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Electric, Electronics and Computer Engineering Department, University of Catania, Viale Andrea Doria n.6 , 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: thermodynamics; biomass; renewable energy; energy; air pollution; acoustics; building acoustics; sustainable architecture; lighting; green roof; cool roof; thermo-fluid dynamics; heat transmission; well-being condition; energy renovation
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Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Cumo
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Department of Planing, Design and Architecture Technology, Faculty of Architecture Valle Giulia - University "La Sapienza", Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: design of systems for prestigious buildings; the energy efficiency of buildings; life cycle analysis for the sustainability of building materials, digital twins
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Prof. Dr. Krushna Mahapatra
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Department of Built Environment and Energy Technology, Linnaeus University, SE-35195 Växjö, Sweden
Interests: energy renovation; one-stop shop; business model; business innovation; energy performance contract; district level renovation; household behavior; energy policy; transition management; role of local authorities
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Prof. Dr. Xudong Yang
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School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, China
Interests: building energy efficiency; renewable energy system; sustainable technologies for China’s rural communities; indoor air pollutant sources and control technologies
Dr. Nuria Forcada
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Department of Project and Construction Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, 08222 Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain
Interests: thermal comfort; building performance; BIM; energy efficiency; building quality; facility management; risk analysis
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Prof. Dr. Audrius Banaitis
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Department of Construction Management and Real Estate, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius 10221, Lithuania
Interests: renovation of buildings; green and sustainable construction; sustainable supply chain management; energy behavior change; property management; multiple criteria decision making: applications in construction and real estate
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Prof. Dr. Vítor Leal
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: energy systems; energy in buildings; energy planning; sustainability
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Dr. John Kaiser Calautit
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Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Interests: sustainable buildings; passive technologies; computational fluid dynamics modelling; building energy simulation; thermal performance
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Dr. Fitsum Tariku
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British Columbia Institute of Technology, BCIT Building Science Centre of Excellence, Burnaby, BC V5G3H2, Canada
Interests: building performance optimization; net-zero energy; smart buildings; passive design; energy efficiency; thermal comfort; high-performance materials; whole-building hygrothermal performance; building integrated renewable systems; life-cycle assessment
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Prof. Dr. Christian Veje
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Center for Energy Informatics, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense, Denmark
Interests: heat pump; ventilation; Li-Ion battery; thermal management (thermal runaway mitigation); intelligent buildings; simulation of building energy dynamics; building energy systems; modeling of phase change materials; optimization and application of digital twin technologies; mathematical modeling in the application area of energy technology
Prof. Dr. Vincenzo Corrado
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Department of Energy, Politecnico di Torino, C.so Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: heat transfer; energy efficiency in building; renewable energy technologies
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Dr. Athanasios Tzempelikos
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Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051, USA
Interests: design and optimization of high performance buildings; daylighting; building envelopes and dynamic facade systems; indoor environmental quality; building simulation
Prof. Dr. Stéphane Lecoeuche
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Institut Mines-Télécom, IMT Lille Douai, 59000 Lille, France
Interests: learning; model estimation; hybrid systems; energy efficiency; performance efficiency
Dr. Mahdi Shahbakhti
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Energy Mechatronics Laboratory (EML), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 1H9, Canada
Interests: buildings; HVAC; renewables integration into buildings; automotive; optimization; control
Dr. Praveen Cheekatamarla
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1 Bethel Valley Rd., Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA
Interests: micro-CHP; building energy; carbon intensity; fuel cells; low-carbon fuels; renewable energy; hybrid power systems; grid resiliency; decarbonization
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Prof. Dr. Luis Costa-Neves
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Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores de Coimbra, Universidade de Coimbra, 3001-802 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: civil engineering; steel construction; structural engineering; steel structures
Prof. Dr. Lin Fu
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Building Energy Research Center, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: urban heating new technology research and equipment development; combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) systems; urban energy planning
Prof. Dr. Francesco Fiorito
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Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Building Engineering and Chemistry (DICATECh), Polytechnic University of Bari, via E. Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: facade engineering and design; building construction technologies; energy savings in buildings; local and global climate change and buildings
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Prof. Dr. Michele Pastorelli
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1. Energy Department, Full member of the College of Electrical Engineering, Invited member of the College of Mechanical, Aerospace, Automotive and Production Engineering, Polytechnic University of Turin, 10129 Turin, Italy
2. Department of Energy “Galileo Ferraris”, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: electric drives, power electronics, renewable power sources, analysis of energy consumption
Prof. Dr. Alfonso Capozzoli
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Department of Energy, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: energy data analytics; intelligent buildings; coordinated building energy management
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Prof. Dr. Marina Mistretta
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Department of Heritage, Architecture, Urbanism (PAU), Via dell’Università, 25, University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, 89124 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: ecodesign; energy; renewable energy technologies; life cycle assessment; net zero energy buildings
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Prof. Dr. Rosa Di Maggio
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, 38122 Trento, Italy
Interests: building materials; civil engineering; concrete; material characterization; industrial processes; phase separation; energy storage; life cycle assessment; renewable energy; solar thermal energy
Prof. Dr. Jae-Weon Jeong
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Department of Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-Ro, Seongdong-Gu, Seoul 04763, Korea
Interests: zero energy buildings; HVAC systems; renewable energy; building energy simulation; evaporative cooling; desiccant cooling; radiant cooling and heating; heat pumps; phase change materials; energy harvesting
Prof. Dr. Won-Hwa Hong
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School of Architectural Civil, Environmental and Energy Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea
Interests: building energy management; energy storage systems; occupant behaviour; energy use in buildings; energy simulation; energy optimization
Dr. Alessandro Cannavale
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Department of Civil Engineering Sciences and Architecture (DICAR), Polytechnic University of Bari, via Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: chromogenics; semitransparent photovoltaics; building integration of innovative technologies; nanomaterials for constructions; energy saving; visual comfort and daylighting
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Dr. Steffen Petersen
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Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Interests: sustainable buildings; building design; building envelope; energy performance; indoor environmental quality; thermal comfort; air quality; daylight; building physics; building performance simulation; energy-flexible buildings; demand response; smart buildings
Dr. Paola Gori
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Department of Engineering, Roma Tre University, 00146 Rome, Italy
Interests: energy in buildings; building performance simulation; density functional theory; electronic structure
Prof. Dr. Rafik Belarbi
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Department of Civil and Mechanical, University of La Rochelle, LaSIE UMR CNRS 7356, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Interests: heat and mass transfer; porous media; building energy performance; urban microclimate
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Prof. Dr. Wahid Maref
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Construction Engineering Department, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), University of Quebec, Montréal, QC H3C 1K3, Canada
Interests: building science; building physics; modelling and numerical simulation of building heat; moisture transfer; fluid mechanics; CFD modeling; energy system and performance analyses; national and international building codes; design and development of test bench; assessment of a building envelope hygrothermal performance; building envelope’s energy and airtightness analysis; energy management;
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Dr. Darya Nemova
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Institute of Civil Engineering, Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University, 195251 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Interests: construction engineering; civil engineering; energy efficiency; fluent mechanics; ventilated facades; heat and mass transfer; building energy modeling (BEM)
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Prof. Dr. Annamaria Buonomano
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1. Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, 80126 Naples, Italy
2. Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Montréal, QC H3G 1M8, Canada
Interests: modeling, simulation and optimization of innovative building-plant systems, advanced building integrated envelope techniques, net zero energy buildings, renewable energies and innovative HVAC systems, solar heating and cooling systems, photovoltaic solar thermal systems, polygeneration, vehicle to building
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Prof. Dr. Tapas Mallick
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Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9FE, UK
Interests: renewable energy; concentrating solar photovoltaics; heat transfer, optics and electrical modeling; building integrated photovoltaics; static solar concentrators; integrated renewables (biomass, wind and solar integration); novel materials for solar electricity; solar electricity for sustainable building
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Prof. Dr. Albert Castell
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Department of Computer Science and Industrial Engineering, Universitat de Lleida, Edifici CREA, Pere de Cabrera s/n, 25001 Lleida, Spain
Interests: solar energy; radiative cooling; thermal energy storage; phase change materials; building energy simulation; energy efficiency
Prof. Dr. Chi-Ming Lai
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Department of Civil Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan
Interests: energy-efficient buildings; green building design; building energy analysis; application of renewable energies in buildings; HVAC; heat transfer; phase change materials
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Dr. Mark Levine
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Director, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, MS 90-3026A, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: building energy research; US and international energy policy studies; environmentally friendly energy technology R&D; and indoor and urban/regional air quality and combustion research
Prof. Dr. F. Pacheco Torgal
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C-TAC Research Centre, University of Minho, Azurém Campus, Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: eco-efficient construction and building materials; mechanical properties; construction and demolition wastes; embodied energy; construction materials biotech base; geopolymers; bio inspired construction materials; alkali-activated cement-based binders (AACB); concrete durability; concrete nanotechnology; industrial waste recycling; civil engineering
Prof. Dr. Joseph H.M. Tah
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Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
Interests: energy use in buildings; building energy management systems; renewable energy; embodied energy; sustainable construction; project management; smart buildings; smart cities; internet-of-things; decision support systems; applied Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Prof. Dr. Roberto de Lieto Vollaro
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Prof. Dr. Nerija Banaitiene
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Department of Construction Management and Real Estate, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, 10221 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: project and risk management; quality management; energy behavior change; building life cycle analysis; multiple criteria decision making
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Prof. Dr. Khalid Mosalam
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA
Interests: assessment & rehabilitation of essential facilities; bridges & electrical substations; concrete, masonry & wood structures; earthquake engineering; energy-efficiency, sustainability & resiliency of structures; fracture & damage mechanics; experimental methods including hybrid simulations; performance & health monitoring of structures using machine & deep learning
Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner
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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), University of Karlsruhe (TH), 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: building energy energy performance; building science; building energy systems; comfort/occupant behavior
Prof. Dr. Alberto Muscio
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Department of Engineering "Enzo Ferrari", University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41121 Modena, Italy
Interests: renewable energy technologies; energy efficiency in building; energy efficiency in industrial processes; passive cooling
Prof. Dr. Korjenic Azra
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Faculty of Civil Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Interests: energy efficiency in buildings and cities; innovative and sustainable constructions and building; hydrothermal comfort; occupant behaviour; energy use in buildings; integration of green facades and roofs with renewable energy generation; ecological building materials
Prof. Dr. Patrizia Lombardi
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DIST-Dipartimento Interateneo di Scienze, Progetto e Politiche del Territorio, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10124 Torino, Italy
Interests: urban decision making; energy transition; urban sustainability; cultural projects for development; transdisciplinarity; sustainable campus
Prof. Dr. Ioan Sarbu
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Polytechnic University of Timisoara, Department of Civil and Building Services Engineering, Piata Victoriei 2A, 300006 Timisoara, Romania
Interests: refrigeration and heat pump systems; solar energy conversion and storage; energy efficiency and energy savings; thermal comfort and environmental quality; water and heat distribution systems; numerical simulations and optimizations in building services
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Dr. Jeff Borggaard
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Department of Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Interests: flow control; model reduction; control theory; CFD; airflow modeling; energy efficient buildings
Prof. Dr. Suzanne Wilkinson
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School for Built Environment, Massey University, 0745 Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: disaster management; construction innovation, resilience; smart cities
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Cellura
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Department of Energy, Information Engineering and Mathematical Models, University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo, Italy
Interests: life cycle assessment; Eco-Design; net zero energy buildings; environmental sustainability; energy policy; sustainable buildings; circular economy
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Prof. Dr. Ingrid Martorell
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Department of Computer Engineering and Industrial Engineering, DIEI, University of Lleida, 25003 Lleida, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: building sustainability; monitoring of experimental buildings and constructive systems; monitoring and simulation comparisons; thermal comfort; and passive and active techniques
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Prof. Dr. Heap-Yih Chong
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School of Design and the Built Environment, Curtin University, WA 6845, Australia.
Interests: ICT applications; green buildings; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Tuan Ngo
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Advanced Protective Technologies for Engineering Structures(APTES) Group, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: civil and structural engineering; disaster mitigation; security and protective engineering; sustainable buildings and infrastructure
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Prof. Dr. MyoungSouk Yeo
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Department of Architecture and Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, Seoul National University, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 08826, Korea
Interests: indoor environmental quality and performance (thermal environment, air environment); energy analysis and conservation (low-cost and high-efficiency heating systems, building energy analysis); building systems (analysis for the design of HVAC systems, system design and analysis of plumbing systems, automatic control)
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Gagliano
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Department of Engineering Electric, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Catania, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: renewable energy technologies; building energy efficiency; green roofs and facades; noise and atmospheric pollution
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Prof. Dr. Vahid M. Nik
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1. Division of Building Physics, Department of Building and Environmental Technology, Lund University, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
2. Division of Building Technology, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden
3. Institute for Future Environments, Queensland University of Technology, Garden Point Campus, 2 George Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
Interests: building physics; urban physics; infrastructure physics; climate change; energy systems; statistical analysis
Prof. Dr. Junemo Koo
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College of Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 130-701 Seoul, Korea
Interests: building energy analysis; heat and mass transfer; exhaust gas abatement systems
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Prof. Dr. Bernd Möller
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Department of Energy and Environmental Management, Europa-UniversitätFlensburg, 24943 Flensburg, Germany
Interests: renewable energy sources; alternative energy; district heating; geospatial information; energy planning
Prof. Dr. Hom Bahadur Rijal
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Faculty of Environmental Studies, Tokyo City University, Yokohama, Japan
Interests: adaptive thermal comfort; occupant behaviour; thermal environment; energy saving; traditional vernacular building
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Dr. Angelo Zarrella
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Department of Industrial Engineering, Applied Physics Section, University of Padova, Via Venezia 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: ground source heat pump systems; ground heat exchangers; numerical simulations; modeling and development; energy efficiency of building plant system; high efficiency HVAC integrated systems; combined cooling heating systems; multisource energy systems; urban modeling; renewable energy exploitation
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Dr. Vincenzo Costanzo
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Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture (DICAR), University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 64, 95125 Catania, Italy
Interests: sustainable buildings; building performance evaluation; passive design; thermal comfort; energy efficiency; daylighting; urban heat islands and mitigation strategies
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Prof. Dr. Ayman S. Mosallam
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Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Materials & Manufacturing Engineering Technology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-2175, USA
Interests: FRP composites; structural health monitoring; green buildings, sustainable repair & rehabilitation of structural systems, renewable energy
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Prof. Dr. Joon-Ho Choi
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School of Architecture, University of Southern California, 850 Bloom Walk, Watt Hall 204 Los Angeles, CA 90089-0291, USA
Interests: interests: indoor environmental quality; human-building integration; sustainable design; building energy efficiency; cyber-physical system; adaptive thermal comfort; bio-sensing adaptive environmental control; post-occupancy evaluation
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Prof. Dr. Sumin Kim
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Department of Architecture & Architectural Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Korea
Interests: building energy; building environment and materials; eco-friendly materials
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Dr. Anna Fensel
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Department of Computer Science, Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: semantic technology; knowledge graphs; explainable AI; data value chain; social web
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Prof. Dr. Umberto Berardi
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Canada Research Chair, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3, Canada
Interests: energy efficiency; new materials; lighting
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Dr. John H. Scofield
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Department of Physics & Astronomy, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, USA
Interests: energy use in buildings and green buildings; wind and photovoltaic power; photovoltaic devices and materials
Prof. Dr. Bo Nørregaard Jørgensen
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Center for Energy Informatics, Maersk Mc-Kinney Institute, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense, Denmark
Interests: energy informatics; digital energy transformation; energy 4.0; smart energy systems; industrial energy symbiosis
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Prof. Dr. Gianfranco Rizzo
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Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
Interests: energy and buildings; efficiency of building envelope components; environmental impacts; indoor performances of buildings; heritage buildings renovation; heritage buildings indoor physical parameters; energy efficiency of transportation systems; environmental impact of transportation systems; energy planning
Dr. Vincenzo Bianco
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DIME/TEC, Division of Thermal Energy and Environmental Conditioning, University of Genoa, 16145 Genoa, Italy
Interests: energy efficiency; energy transition; energy economics; energy policy; sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Juan Gómez Romero
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Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, University of Granada, 18010 Granada, Spain
Interests: information fusion; knowledge representation; machine learning; energy efficiency
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Prof. Dr. Ian W. Eames
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Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: advanced thermally powered refrigeration cycles; hybrid absorption and adsorption and jet-pump; Thermal ice storage - freezing and melting phenomena; desalination; flow entrainment; experimental testing of supersonic steam-steam ejectors for process applications; jet entrainment for tunnel ventilation on flue flows; compact film evaporators and absorbers; modelling of thermodynamic cycles and processes
Prof. Dr. Salvatore Carlucci
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Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC), The Cyprus Institute, Konstantinou Kavafi 20, Aglantzia, Nicosia 2121, Cyprus
Interests: building physics; indoor environmental quality; occupant behavior; building performance simulation and optimization; adaptive and responsive building components; smart buildings; zero energy/emission neighborhoods
Prof. Dr. Robert Černý
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Department of Materials Engineering and Chemistry, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: heat transport; moisture transport; energy; hygric properties; thermal properties
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Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Ascione
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
Interests: energy efficiency in buildings; heat transfer; HVAC systems; thermal envelope; renewable technologies at the building scale; net zero-energy buildings
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Prof. Dr. Jui-Sheng (Rayson) Chou
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Distinguished Professor in Project Management, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: civil & hydraulic engineering informatics; project quantitative analytics for sustainable engineering and the built environment; decision, risk, failure analysis & disaster management
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Prof. Dr. Dionysia (Denia) Kolokotsa
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Technical University of Crete, Department of Environmental Engineering, 73100 Khania, Greece
Interests: energy efficiency; built environment; energy management; sustainability; renewable energy and environment protection; power systems; building simulation
Prof. Dr. Adolfo Palombo
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
Interests: heating and cooling of buildings - thermodynamic and economic analysis of innovative air conditioning systems, numerical simulations of air conditioning and ventilating systems performance; energetics - energy saving in civil and industrial buildings, thermodynamic, economic and environmental analysis of power systems, renewable energy for civil and industrial applications; thermo-fluid-dynamics measurements - innovative flow rate measurement devices; industrial local ventilation devices
Prof. Dr. Christian Ghiaus
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Centre for Energy and Thermal Sciences of Lyon (CETHIL), National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) Lyon, 9 rue de la physique, 69100 Villeurbanne, France
Interests: heat and mass transfer, dynamic systems, building simulation, model identification, performance measurement, model predictive control, building automation
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Prof. Dr. SangHyun Lee
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Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Interests: construction engineering and management; simulation and sensing; sustainability and energy; behavior and social influence
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Prof. Dr. Per Heiselberg
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Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: energy-efficient and climate adjusted buildings; low-energy buildings; passive energy technologies (daylight, passive solar heat, natural ventilation, natural cooling); building physicsindoor climate; natural and mechanical ventilation
Prof. Dr. Christian Inard
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Laboratoire des Sciences de l’Ingénieur pour l’Environnement, Université de La Rochelle, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Interests: design of low energy buildings; indoor thermal comfort and air quality; urban microclimate modelling
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Prof. Dr. Anastasios Dounis
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Faculty of Engineering, University of West Attica, 12243 Athens, Greece
Interests: computational intelligence and evolutionary computation; fuzzy systems; fuzzy control and modelling; fuzzy cognitive maps and petri nets in decision support systems; intelligent control; time series prediction; automation systems in renewable energy resources; intelligent energy management systems and smart buildings; design and management of autonomous smart micro grids; power electronics in photovoltaic systems; control electrochromic devices; modelling and control of reverse osmosis desalination
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Prof. Dr. Paulo Santos
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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Coimbra, ISISE, Polo 2, Rua Luis Reis Santos, P-3030788 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: sustainability; thermal behaviour and energy efficiency of buildings; Lightweight Steel Framed (LSF) construction; construction safety management; boundary elements method
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Prof. Dr. George S. Stavrakakis
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Laboratory of Circuits,Sensors and Renewable Energy Sources, Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Kounoupidiana Campus, Technical University of Crete, GR73100 Chania, Crete, Greece
Interests: alternative (renewable) energy sources modeling and automation; production systems automation; decision support systems; systems safety and reliability analysis; real-time industrial processes fault monitoring and diagnosis; building energy management systems
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Prof. Dr. Moncef Krarti
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Interests: advanced building energy modeling; building energy efficiency; smart building energy technolgies; optimal controls; building integrated renewable energy
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Prof. Dr. Jarek Kurnitski
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Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Tallinn University of Technology, 19086 Tallinn, Estonia
Department of Civil Engineering, Aalto University, FI-00076 Aalto, Finland
Chair REHVA Technology & Research Committee, Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning Associations
Interests: energy performance and indoor climate analysis of buildings and systems; low energy and nearly zero energy buildings; microbial growth and moisture safety aspects in buildings; innovative HVAC and energy systems and building simulation; technical definitions for NZEB buildings and energy calculation frames for regulation; sustainability assessment criteria and methods for buildings and construction
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Prof. Dr. Dariusz Gawin
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Dean of Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering, Department of Building Physics and Building Materials, Technical University of Lodz, Al.Politechniki 6 90-924 Łódź, Poland
Interests: building energy efficiency and sustainability; durability of building materials; numerical modelling of hygro-thermal and degradation processes in porous materials
Prof. Dr. Yu-Shen Liu
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School of Software, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: 3D computer vision, pattern recognition, machine learning, shape matching and retrieval; Information retrieval, semantic search; Smart building, Building Information Modeling (BIM); Digital Geometry Processing (DGP)
Dr. Ludovico Danza
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Construction Technologies Institute of the National Research Council of Italy (ITC–CNR), via Lombardia 49, San Giuliano Milanese, 20098 Milan, Italy
Interests: energy efficiency; zero-energy building; indoor environmental quality; sustainable buildings
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Prof. Dr. Wilmer Pasut
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Department of Environmental Science, Informatics and Statistics, University of Venice, 30172 Mestre (VE), Italy
Interests: energy efficiency in buildings; co-benefits; energy flexibility; plus energy buildings; NZEB; IEQ; thermal comfort; personal comfort systems
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