FORA.tv Speaker - Jean-Louis Scartezzini

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Biography

Professor Scartezzini heads the Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory at EPFL. His broad scope of research includes passive and active solar technology, building energy simulation, air infiltration and ventilation, stochastic simulation methods in solar energy and predictive control, as well as daylighting technology. He founded the Institute of Infrastructures, Resources and Environment (ICARE), as well as the EPFL Doctoral Programme in Environment. He is the author of more than 200 scientific publications, a member of several federal and international expert panels, and associate editor of international scientific journals in the field of solar energy and building physics.

Scartezzini holds an MSc in physical engineering from EPFL, a Licence ès Sciences in geophysics from University of Lausanne, and a Ph.D. in Physics from EPFL. In 1988, he was a visiting scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He headed the Swiss Solar Energy Society (SSES) from 1987 to 1995 and was a member of the Swiss Federal Experts Committee for Solar Energy from 1987 to 1998.

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Light Beyond Vision

02.16.10 | 01:19:13 min | 0 comments