Wilmer has been with the European Academy of Bolzano (EURAC) since June 2015. He is involved in several European projects dealing with energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality, and building energy flexibility. He is author of over 20 original scientific publications. In 2015, Wilmer was awarded with the “young Scientist Award” by the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations (REHVA).
Prior to join EURAC, Wilmer worked as researcher at the University of California, at Berkeley, with focus on thermal comfort and energy efficient technologies.
Roberta has been with the Buildings Performance Institute from March 2016. She’s working on implementing the communication strategy and plan by producing articles, organising high level events, actively looking for partnership opportunities as well as managing communication activities for several EU-funded projects, including ExcEED.
Prior to joining BPIE, she joined the energy efficiency field by working for a European buildings association where she supported a political communication campaign. She holds a Master Degree in Environmental and Resource Management.
Maarten De Groote is Head of Research at the Building Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) with close to 15 years’ experience in energy performance and sustainability of buildings. He is leading several of BPIE’s projects on building performance policies, innovation in the construction sector and smart buildings and is partner of Horizon 2020 projects such as CommONEnergy, ZEBRA2020 and Exceed. As strategic policy officer at the Flemish Energy Agency, he coordinated the Flemish NZEB action plan and the Belgian quality scheme for installers’ renewable energy systems and joined both Concerted Actions EPBD and RED.
Maarten holds a Master Degree in Industrial Design (Antwerp, Belgium) and an Energy & Climate Postgraduate (Antwerp, Belgium), both consolidating his out-of-the-box and transversal approach.
In the last two years, Vivian worked as a Project Manager for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) in Low Energy Ventilation Systems at the Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering (IEDE) of the University College London (UCL) in partnership with Ventive Ltd in London, UK. During this project, she designed and executed monitoring campaigns on the Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) and Ventilation and evaluated the impacts of Passive Ventilation with Heat Recovery systems on the built environment and its occupants. \
Vivian has further worked as an environmental consultant, providing services on the Environmental Design of buildings. She has been a registered certified evaluator of programs related to energy efficiency in buildings at the Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and at the General Secretariat for Research and Technology in Greece.
She is also the secretary of the Natural Ventilation Group of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE-NVG) and a visiting lecturer at the UCL.
Diego has been working with Hoval from October 2016 . He is working as a Product Manager for Control Systems and District Heating.
Prior to joining Hoval, Diego has worked as a R&D Project Manager on EU-funded and international research projects in the field of Sustainable Manufacturing, Distribute Automation and Smart Cities.
In the ExcEED Project, his tasks are to define the overall technological architecture for integrating the Casa Hoval devices and the sensor network to be exploited within ExcEED developments.
Matteo has been working with Hoval from July 2014. He has experience in energy consulting for several types of energy systems such as air conditioning, cogeneration, heating and renewable energy systems sector (Thermal Solar and PV, geothermal plants).
Prior to joining Hoval, Matteo has worked as a field engineer for a company operating in the energy systems for residential and industrial use.
In the ExcEED project, his tasks are to support the choice of the technological and the hardware setup to be used for creating the best selection of energy efficiency KPIs.
Ruben has been a consultant at 3E since December 2015. His work consists of studying the impact of renewables on the electricity grids and markets as well as simulating energy efficiency measures in buildings. His focus herein lies both in policy support, and research and development for product development.
Prior to joining 3E, he earned his PhD at KU Leuven quantifying the externalities of heat pump driven dwellings in the electricity distribution grid; for which he received the Outstanding Young Contributor Award from the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA).
Antonio Ruzzelli is co-founder and CEO of Wattics. Previously he worked at Philips engineering and as a principal investigator in a number of research and commercialisation projects in the area of web applications, Internet of Things and energy analytics. His competences are focused on software as a service including customer-centric product management, strategic technology planning, business growth strategy. In his career to data Antonio has received a number of business and innovation awards such as the Globe Forum award, the ESB Utility Sustainability award, the Irish Software Association award, the Intertrade-Ireland “Best Emerging company award 2012”. Antonio has a PhD in computer science and a high diploma in international selling.
Daniele has been working with EURAC from October 2012. He is involved in several European projects on the topic of efficiency at the level of the building, monitoring and automation controls. Since January 2014 he is also a PhD student at the University of Bolzano with the topic “Development and application of continuous commissioning to ensure and improve building performance”.
In the ExcEED project his task is to define the KPIs on energy, comfort and economical aspects to perform analysis at building and district level.
Gloria is project manager at the European Academy of Bolzano (EURAC), where she is in charge of organizational, administrative and financial management of European-funded projects, and for communication with project partners and EC officers. She works in close collaboration with project coordinators and is involved in periodical accounting and reporting of RTD project activities and relative expenditures, elaborating project reports and periodic work plans, and in supervising communication activities.
Prior to join EURAC, Gloria worked for consultancy companies in the field of management of EU-funded projects. Her tasks were providing support and technical assistance to private or public entities in elaborating project proposals, managing and evaluating regional, national and European projects.
She has a Master’s Degree in European Studies.
If the database represents the memory of the project, where all the data are stored and categorised, the tools associated to the database are the intellect.
Displaying geo-localised data to inform designers, operators, construction sector agents, policy makers and legislative bodies.