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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. Elena Lucchi
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Eurac Research, Institute for Renewable Energy, Viale Druso 1, 39100 Bolzano, Italy
Interests: energy efficiency; energy audit; building energy simulation; highly efficient materials; renewable energy sources; BIPV
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Prof. Dr. Rajat Gupta
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Low Carbon Building Research Group, Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
Interests: building performance evaluation; thermal comfort; qualitative social research; environmental engineering; architectural engineering
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Dr. Rajendra Singh Adhikari
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Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering (ABC), Politecnico di Milano, Edificio Nave, via Bonardi 9, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: energy efficiency in buildings; renewable energy; HVAC systems; low energy technologies; energy access in least developed countries
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. Francesco Asdrubali
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Department of Industrial, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering , Roma Tre University, Via Vito Volterra, 62, 00146 Roma, Italy
Interests: green buildings; energy efficiency; NZEB; building performance; building materials; building acoustics; Life Cycle Assessment; embodied energy; embodied carbon; renewable energy systems; energy sustainability
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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Umberto Berardi
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Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3, Canada
Interests: energy efficiency; sustainability; urban physics; nanotechnologies; acoustics; lighting
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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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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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Dr. Jeff Borggaard
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Department of Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, WV, USA
Interests: flow control; model reduction; control theory; CFD; airflow modeling; energy efficient buildings
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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Dr. John Kaiser Calautit
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Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: sustainable buildings; passive technologies; computational fluid dynamics modelling; building energy simulation; thermal performance
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Dr. Alessandro Cannavale
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1. Department of Civil Engineering Sciences and Architecture (DICAR), Polytechnic University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
2. National Research Council, Institute of Nanotechnology (CNR-NANOTEC), Via Monteroni 73100, Lecce, Italy
Interests: chromogenics; semitransparent photovoltaics; building integration of innovative technologies; energy saving; visual comfort and daylighting; applied thermodynamics and thermal sciences
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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. Shi-Jie Cao
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1. School of Architecture, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
2. Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: building environment and control; air quality and health; urban environment and design; fast prediction of built environment
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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. Salvatore Carlucci
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Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus
Interests: building performance simulation; building physics; thermal comfort in transient and non-uniform environments
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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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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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Dr. Xi Chen
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Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Central Ave, Hong Kong
Interests: green building; thermal comfort; natural ventilation; heat pump; renewable energy
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Prof. Dr. Joon-Ho Choi
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School of Architecture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0291, USA
Interests: human–building integration; indoor environmental quality; 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. Heap-Yih Chong
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1. School of Design and The Built Environment, Curtin University, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
2. School of Engineering Audit, Nanjing Audit University, Nanjing 211815, China
Interests: construction and project management; building information modelling (BIM) and ICT for built environment; contract administration and dispute resolution; sustainability studies
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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Dr. Kian Jon Chua
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117575, Singapore
Interests: solar-thermal energy systems; membrane dehumidification; dew-point evaporative cooling; heat recovery systems; building energy management and total performance; tri-generation systems; quad-generation systems; poly-generation systems
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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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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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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. 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
Prof. Dr. Erik Dahlquist
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Business, society and engineering, Future Energy Center, Malardalen University, Vasteras, Sweden
Interests: process automation; soft-sensors; learning systems; energy efficient buildings; novel process development; pulp and paper; steel
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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. 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. Umberto Desideri
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Department of Energy, System, Territory and Construction Engineering, University of Pisa, 56122 Pisa, Italy
Interests: innovative and high efficiency fossil fired power generation systems; renewable energy systems; hydrogen and fuel cells; carbon capture and storage; energy saving in buildings and industry; tri-generation and polygeneration; energy efficient buildings; building integrated renewable energy systems; LCA (life cycle assessment) and carbon footprint studies
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Prof. Dr. Rosa Di Maggio
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Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
Interests: materials for building; energy; sustainability; fuel cells; semiconductors
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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. Ursula Eicker
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Canada Excellence Research Chair in Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University, Montréal, QC H3G 1M8, Canada
Interests: Energy Efficiency in Buildings; Sustainable Energy Supply Systems; Renewable Energy; Energy Modelling; Zero-carbon Cities
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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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Dr. 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. 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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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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Dr. Alan Fung

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: building simulation; energy efficiency, conservation and management; renewable energies; building integrated energy systems; hybrid energy systems; building HVAC systems and control; net-zero energy buildings and communities; adaptive, predictive and transactive control of building and community energy system
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Gagliano
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Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: buildings energy efficiency; building acoustic; air pollution; renewables energy; natural ventilation
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Dr. Adélio Rodrigues Gaspar
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ADAI, LAETA, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Pólo II, Rua Luís Reis Santos, 3030-788 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: HVAC, refrigeration and building systems; simulation of energy in buildings; energy management; energy and environment; renewable energy systems
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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
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. Álvaro Gutiérrez
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E.T.S. Ingenieros de Telecomunicación, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: control systems; smart houses; zero energy buildings; demand-side management; swarm intelligence; autonomous systems; sensor networks; cooperative systems; data analysis
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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. 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. 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
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. Choon-Man Jang
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Department of Land, Water and Environment Research, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology, Goyang-si 10223, Korea
Interests: turbomachinery design (fan, pump); numerical simulation; renewable energy; refuse collection system; building ventilation
Prof. Dr. Jae-Weon Jeong
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Department of Architectural Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul 04763, Korea
Interests: HVAC; renewable energy; desiccant cooling; radiant cooling and heating
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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. 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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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
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Prof. Dr. Junemo Koo
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College of Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 130-701, Korea
Interests: building energy analysis; heat and mass transfer; exhaust gas abatement 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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1. nZEB Research Group, Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, 19086 Tallinn, Estonia
2. Department of Civil Engineering, Aalto University, PO Box 12100 FI-00076 Aalto, 02150 Espoo, Finland
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. 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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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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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
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. Vincent Lemort
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Thermodynamics Laboratory, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Liege, Allée de La Découverte 17, B4000 Liège, Belgium
Interests: energy engineering; applied thermodynamics, HVAC; energy performance of buildings; thermal management of vehicles; combined heat and power (CHP); heat recovery; heat pumps; Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC); energy systems modelling
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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
Dr. Yu-Shen Liu
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Associate Professor, 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)
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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
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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: energy efficiency; energy districts; modelling; indoor air quality; thermal comfort in buildings; life cycle assessment
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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. 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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Dr. Massimiliano Manfren
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Faculty of Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Interests: building physics; building services engineering; renewable energy technologies; data mining; operation research; analytics; sustainability transitions; energy transitions; open data; open science
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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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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. Gerardo Maria Mauro
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Department of Engineering, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Piazza Roma 21, 82100 Benevento, Italy
Interests: thermodynamics; modeling of energy systems; energy optimization; energy efficiency; building performance simulation; building optimization; energy retrofit; sustainable design; cost-optimal analysis; energy policies
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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. 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. 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. 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. 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
Dr. Benedetto Nastasi
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Department of Planning, Design & Technology of Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome, Via Flaminia 72, 00196 Rome, Italy
Interests: building physics; building services engineering; building simulation; renewable energy technologies; indoor environmental quality; open data & energy analytics; energy efficiency; zero energy buildings; power-to-X solutions; buildings, district and national energy systems
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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. 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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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; involved in International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) - Unified Glare Model CIE TC 3-57
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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. 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
Dr. Giovanni Pernigotto
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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Faculty of Science and Technology, Piazza Università, 5 - 39100 Bolzano, Italy
Interests: building physics; building energy performance; building performance simulation; urban simulation; indoor environmental quality; weather data for building simulation
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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
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
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Prof. Dr. Maria Manuela Prieto Gonzalez
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Department of Energy, University of Oviedo, Campus de Viesques, 33204 Gijon, Spain
Interests: systens for heating and coolin; energy in buildings; increase of storage materials’ capibilities; sustentability: economy and environment; heat transfer models and applications
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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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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
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Prof. Dr. Paulo Santos
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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Coimbra, 3030 - 788 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. 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. 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
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. 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. 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)
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. Zhe Tian
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School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
Interests: building integrated energy system; operation optimization of HVAC system; building and urban climate
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Prof. Dr. F. Pacheco Torgal
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C-TAC Research Centre, University of Minho, Azurém Campus, 4800-058 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
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
Dr. Tatjana Vilutiene
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Department of Construction Management and Real Estate, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: civil engineering; operations research; energy efficiency; project management; sustainability; building information modeling
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Prof. 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
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Prof. Dr. Fenghao Wang
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School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China
Interests: energy conservation in buildings; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning technology; geothermal and air-source heat pump; renewable energy heating system
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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
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. Yonggao Yin
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School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
Interests: low-grade heat utilization; new types of heat pumps; energy saving; carbon neutralization; energy storage technology
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Dr. Angelo Zarrella
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Università di Padova – Department of Industrial Engineering (DII), Via Venezia, 1, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: energy efficiency of building plant system; nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB); building envelope; radiant systems; high efficiency HVAC integrated systems; thermal comfort; renewable energy; ground source heat pump systems; urban energy modelling; modelling and development.
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Prof. Dr. Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas
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Research Institute of Sustainable Construction, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: operations research; optimization and decision analysis; multicriteria decision making; multiattribute decision making (MADM); decision support systems; civil engineering; energy; sustainable development; fuzzy sets theory; fuzzy multicriteria decision making; sustainability; management; game theory and economical computing knowledge management
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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. Dr. Jonas Šaparauskas

Department of Construction Management and Real Estate, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Saulėtekio al. 11, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: energy efficiency of buildings; sustainable construction; multiple criteria decision making; building construction technology and organisation
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