Young Researchers 2017

Filippos Anagnostopoulos

    • Research Associate, Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE), working on EU building policies
    • Experience as EU climate policies programme assistant, European Climate Foundation, and as junior parliamentary assistant, European Parliament
    • MSc in Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

    Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

    Ahmadreza Armaninia

      • Business Developer, Aryana Management Consulting Group, Iran
      • Experience as researcher at the Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council, HVAC engineer at Moshanir Group and as development engineer at Sharif Motorcycle Group
      • MSc in Economics and Management and BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

      Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

      Oludunsin Arodudu

        • PhD candidate in Geoecology, Potsdam University, Germany, and doctoral researcher, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Germany
        • Experience as research associate in Nigeria and volunteer researcher at the University of Twente, The Netherlands
        • MSc in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management from Lund University (Sweden) and University of Twente (NL); BSc in Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

        Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

        Yusuf Cihat Aydin

          • PhD student at the University of Nottingham, Department of Architecture and Built Environment, UK
          • Experience in design and construction of adobe dwellings
          • MSc in Renewable Energy and Architecture, University of Nottingham, UK

          Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

          Marek B√°lsk√Ĺ

            • Researcher at the Laboratory of Photometry, Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
            • Work experience as teaching assistant in the field of light and lighting
            • Ing. PhD in Electrical Power Engineering

            Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

            Alica BartoŇ°ov√°

              • Researcher at the Department of Environmental Engineering, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
              • Work experience as researcher for harvesting of algae by magnetic nanoparticles and nanocomposites and experience in bioethanol production and algae cultivation for biodiesel production
              • PhD in Integral Safety

              Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

              Robert Baumhof

                • Research Assistant, Chair of Business Economics of Biogenic Resources, Straubing Center of Science, Germany, and PhD candidate
                • MSc and Dipl.-Ing. in Material and Energetic Exploitation of Renewable Raw Materials, Technical University of Munich (DE) and University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (AT); BSc in Renewable Energy Management, University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, Germany

                Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                Nadia Berrejeb

                  • PhD student, Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Bioactive Molecules, National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Tunisia
                  • Engineering Degree in Industrial Biology

                  Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                  Ana Bjelic

                    • Young Researcher and PhD student, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
                    • Master in Chemical Engineering

                    Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                    Federica Carnicelli

                      • Research engineer in the field of distributed energy, European Institute for Energy Research, Germany
                      • Previously, research internship and thesis paper in biomass gasification, European Institute for Energy Research (DE), and in photovoltaics, Laboratoire de Physique des Interfaces et Couches Minces (FR)
                      • MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering, Universitat Polit√®cnica de Catalunya (E); MSc in Energies of the XXI century, √Čcole Polytechnique de Paris (FR); Bachelor in Energy Engineering, Politecnico di Milano (IT)

                      Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                      Roshan Chandwankar

                        • Master‚Äôs Graduate from University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
                        • Work experience as research intern, Soliterm, Germany, and as Junior Engineer, Four Eyes Research, Pune, India
                        • MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria; Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering

                        Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                        André da Costa Lopes

                          • PhD student, Unit of Bioenergy, National Laboratory for Energy and Geology (LNEG), Portugal
                          • Experienced in the development of biomass processing technologies using green solvents; research fellowship for the European-Brazil collaboration project ProEthanol2G and of the Portuguese project BIOFFA
                          • MSc in Biotechnology from University of Aveiro, Portugal

                          Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                          Daniel de Souza

                            • Research Project Assistant and PhD candidate, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, USA
                            • Experience as research engineer, DEFORSA (Desarrollos Forestales San Carlos), Venezuela
                            • MSc in Forestry, Auburn University, USA; BSc in Forest Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela

                            Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                            David Fern√°ndez

                              • Energy Manager, Air Separation Unit, Messer Ib√©rica, Spain, and PhD student in Process Optimisation, University Rovira i Virgili, Spain
                              • Previously, plant manager assistant, Air Separation Unit, Messer Ib√©rica, Spain
                              • Master in Chemical Engineering

                              Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                              Magdalena Hajdukiewicz

                                • Postdoctoral researcher and adjunct lecturer, National University of Ireland Galway
                                • Experienced in computational modelling and physical measurements of buildings, control optimisation of energy efficient buildings and thermal comfort analysis
                                • PhD in Civil Engineering, National University of Ireland Galway; MEng in Civil Engineering, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland

                                Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                Norbert Harmathy

                                  • Assistant Professor, Department of Building Energetics and Building Service Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
                                  • Experienced in the field of building physics, envelope constructions and energy performance simulation and optimisation
                                  • PhD and MSc in Architecture

                                  Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                  Almin Hasandińá

                                    • Master student in Electrical Engineering and Co-Founder of "bSmart (building smart)", a company developing a smart home system and smart building solutions in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
                                    • Experience in the field of "Internet of Things"
                                    • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering

                                    Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                    Danijela KardaŇ°

                                      • Teaching Assistant, Department of Thermal Engineering, and PhD candidate in Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
                                      • Previously, project assistant in the sector of energy and environment, United Nations Development Program in Bosnia and Herzegovina
                                      • MSc in Thermal Engineering

                                      Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                      Mohamed Krarouch

                                        • PhD student in Physical Sciences and Engineering, Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakesh, Morocco
                                        • Junior Researcher for the Project HYBRID BATH - Solar hybrid systems/biomass for the production of domestic hot water and heating in traditional Hammams, Morocco
                                        • MSc in Energy and Environment, Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech, Morocco

                                        Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                        Maksym Lozovyi

                                          • Researcher and PhD candidate, National Technical University of Ukraine
                                          • Young researcher, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, National Technical University of Ukraine, and laboratory assistant at the laboratory of heat pipes
                                          • MSc in Thermal Physics, National Technical University of Ukraine

                                          Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                          Viknesh Andiappan Murugappan

                                            • Lecturer at Taylor‚Äôs University, Malaysia
                                            • Experience as process engineer at NGLTech and research assistant at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
                                            • PhD and MEng (Hons.) in Chemical Engineering

                                            Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                            Yana Palkina

                                              • Master‚Äôs student in Economics of Energy and Sustainable Development
                                              • Previously, intern-analyst, AnalyticResearchGroup, and project manager, information analytical agency "Infobio. The bioenergy international", Russia
                                              • Bachelor in Region Studies (Nordic countries)

                                              Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                              Ksenia Petrichenko

                                                • Researcher, Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency, UNEP DTU Partnership, Denmark
                                                • Previously, building policy analyst, Global Building Performance Network (GBPN), and researcher, Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy, Hungary
                                                • PhD and MSc in Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, Hungary; MA in Economics (Energy Sector), Higher School of Economics, Russia

                                                Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                                Svetlana Proskurina

                                                  • PhD student, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
                                                  • Previously, participation in a project on pyrolysis oil plant construction and possible effects of torrefaction on biomass trade
                                                  • MSc in Energy Technology

                                                  Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                                  Omer Salim

                                                    • Teaching Assistant, Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST)
                                                    • Previously, research assistant and supervisor, Biogas Research Group, SUST, and biogas plant designer
                                                    • BEng (Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering

                                                    Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                                    Jens Schneider

                                                      • Deputy Head, Syngas Technologies, DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum, Germany
                                                      • Work experience in the thermo-chemical conversion of biomass into fuels, energy carriers and basic chemicals as well as process modelling of gasification and catalytic syntheses
                                                      • PhD in Physics, University of Leipzig, Germany

                                                      Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                                      Alessandro Singlitico

                                                        • PhD research student in Mechanical Engineering, National University of Ireland Galway
                                                        • Previously, research assistant, National University of Ireland Galway, and R&D engineer in the oil and gas industry, Seko, Italy
                                                        • MSc and BSc in Energy Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

                                                        Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                                        Ariel Toh Shu Xian

                                                          • Academic Researcher
                                                          • Social Entrepreneur in the fields of energy & environment with experience in multi-disciplinary research in the area of energy economics, sustainable planning for energy efficiency targets, smart grid systems and optimisation modelling
                                                          • MSc in Energy for Sustainability

                                                          Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                                          Rebecca Trojanowski

                                                            • PhD candidate, Earth and Environmental Engineering Department, Columbia University, USA
                                                            • MSc in Mechanical Engineering and BSc in Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA

                                                            Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                                            Aristeidis Tsakiris

                                                              • Academic employee, Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2), Denmark
                                                              • Experience as research assistant, Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2), Denmark, and as sustainable energy project coordinator
                                                              • MSc in Sustainable Energy

                                                              Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                                              Pierre J.C Vogler-Finck

                                                                • Industrial PhD fellow, Neogrid Technologies ApS, Denmark
                                                                • Experience as research assistant, EDF R&D, France
                                                                • MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, UK; BSc in Fundamental Physics, Paris-Sud XI, France

                                                                Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                                                Jonathan Volt

                                                                  • Research trainee, Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE)
                                                                  • Previously, intern at the UNFCCC, research consultant for the Earth System Governance Project and editor of Climate and Environment at Politheor
                                                                  • MA in Political Science, BA in Economics, BA in Political Science

                                                                  Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                                                  Marius Wöhler

                                                                    • Research Associate and Area Manager, University of Applied Forest Sciences Rottenburg, Germany, and PhD student, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
                                                                    • CEO of W√∂hler Energy - Research & Consulting; Experience as junior researcher at Bioenergy 2020+ and as research scholar at the Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group, University of British Columbia, Canada
                                                                    • MSc in Sustainable Energy Competence; BSc in Forest Sciences

                                                                    Speaker at the Young Researchers' Biomass Session

                                                                    Modar Yasin

                                                                      • PhD student, Bavarian Center of Applied Energy Research, Germany
                                                                      • Experience as teacher assistant in the project management chair, University of Aleppo, Syrien, and member of the working group "Energy-Optimised Buildings" at ZAE Bayern, Germany
                                                                      • MSc, Kassel University, Germany, and certification in civil engineering, University of Aleppo, Syria

                                                                      Speaker at the Young Researchers' Energy Efficiency Session