Young Researchers' 2015

Kaiser Ahmed

    • Researcher, Department of Civil & Structural Engineering, Aalto University, Finland
    • PhD Candidate in Nearly Zero Energy Building, Aalto University, Finland
    • MSc in Construction & Real Estate Management, HTW Berlin, Germany, BSc in Civil Engineering, CUET, Bangladesh

    Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

    Julia Behling

      • Scientific Assistant in the working group "Biomass and Residue Utilisation" at the Fraunhofer UMSICHT, Germany
      • PhD student in cooperation with the department of Energy Plant Technology at Ruhr-UniversitĂ€t Bochum with focus on experimental and theoretical investigation of the combustion process of solid biomass.
      • Engineering degree in Environmental Technology and Resource Management, Ruhr-UniversitĂ€t Bochum, Germany

      Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

      Pascal Brinks

        • Building Physics Expert at Lindab, Luxembourg; PhD student at TU Kaiserslautern, Germany, Master Student in Economics at TU Kaiserslautern, Germany
        • Work experience as Construction Manager and Project Manager at Köster AG and Immobilienmanagement Landeshauptstadt DĂŒsseldorf, Germany
        • Graduate degree in Civil Engineering; MSc in Building Physics

        Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

        Chiara Cervigni

          • European Project Coordinator at Northamptonshire County Council, Energy and Carbon Management Team, UK
            Work experience in environmental impact assessment
          • MSc in Sustainability (Climate Change), University of Leeds, UK
          • MSc in Environmental Sciences, University of Parma, Italy

          Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

          Stefan Conrad

            • PhD student and Research Associate in the department of Biorefinery and Biofuels at the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT, Germany
            • MSc in Environmental Energy Technology and BSc in Industrial Engineering/Environmental Planning, Trier University of Applied Science, Germany

            Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

            Waltraud Emhofer

              • Researcher at Bioenergy 2020+ and PhD student on the topic "Off-gassing from wood pellets during storage" at Vienna University of Technology, Austria
              • Experience in research on biomass combustion and energetic use of biomass for small-scale combustion units.
              • Engineering degree in Technical Chemistry from Vienna University of Technology, Austria

              Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

              Oleksii Epik

                • Senior Consultant on climate change and ecosystems at the Scientific Engineering Centre "Biomass", Ukraine
                • Senior Engineer on biomass technologies investigation at the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of NAS of the Ukraine
                • MSc of Energy in Applied Thermophysics

                Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                Javier F. Escobar

                  • PhD student in Energy, Institute of Energy and Environment at University of SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil
                  • Researcher in wood energy at Brazilian Reference Center on Biomass.
                  • MSc in Wood Technology at SĂŁo Paulo State University and Forestry Engineer, Brazil

                  Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                  Josef FartĂĄk

                    • PhD student at the University of Chemistry and Technology Prague (UTC Prague), Czech Republic
                    • Experience as Junior Researcher at UCT, Prague, Czech Republic
                    • Master Degree in Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Environment

                    Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                    Andrew Feierman

                      • Program Associate, Institute for Market Transformation, USA
                      • Previously, analyst at the Cadmus Group, working on the US Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program; Laser & Fiber Intern, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
                      • BA in International Environmental Policy, The American University, USA

                      Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                      Akila Fernando

                        • Electrical Engineer at Brandix Lanka
                        • MSc in Electrical Installations from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

                        Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                        Nathaniel Horner

                          • PhD Student in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, USA
                          • Experience as Project Manager, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, and as Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering
                          • MEng, Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, USA; MSc, Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University, USA

                          Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                          Martina Krizmanic

                            • Project Leader (trainee) at North-West Croatia Regional Energy Agency
                            • Works on implementation of the development and international projects related to renewable energy and energy efficiency measures.
                            • Master degree in Economics, University of Rijeka, Croatia

                            Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                            Rodrigo Labbé

                              • Forestry advisor at Experimental Forest Center, Austral University of Chile (CEFOR - UACh), Chile
                              • Previously, Research Assistant, Faculty of Forest Sciences (UACh), Chile
                              • Degrees in Forest Resources, Applied Statistics and Forest Engineer

                              Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                              Francesco Mariottini

                                • Research Assistant at the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE), Belgium
                                • Experience as Energy Assessor and Research Assistant at the Sofia Energy Agency (SOFENA), Bulgaria
                                • MSc and BSc in Environmental Engineering/Sustainable Energy Engineering

                                Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                Erica Marshall

                                  • PhD researcher, Doctoral Training Centre in Low Carbon Technologies, University of Leeds, UK
                                  • Previously, secondment to UK Government Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Smart Meters Group
                                  • MEng in Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK

                                  Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                  Annelies de Meyer

                                    • PhD researcher, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at KU Leuven, Belgium
                                    • Work experience as project engineer for soil remediation at Witteveen+Bos, The Netherlands
                                    • Master degree in Bioscience Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium

                                    Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                                    Ayman Mohamed

                                      • PhD student, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Department, School of Engineering, Aalto University, Finland
                                      • Experience as Lecturer Assistant, Mechanical Power Department, Helwan University, Egypt
                                      • MSc and BSc in Mechanical Power Engineering, Helwan University, Egypt

                                      Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                      Mady Olonscheck

                                        • PhD student at the University of Potsdam and Guest Scientist at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany
                                        • Held numerous presentations about climate change to school children and the interested public
                                        • Graduate degree in Geography

                                        Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                        Gabriel Reichert

                                          • Junior Researcher at Bioenergy 2020+, Austria
                                          • Previously, Research Associate at University of Applied Forest Sciences Rottenburg, Germany
                                          • Graduate degrees in Applied Forest Sciences, University of Applied Forest Sciences Rottenburg, Germany, and in Renewable Energy Systems & Technical Energy Management, University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria

                                          Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                                          Maria Jose Rivas Duarte

                                            • Post-Doctoral Researcher in Sustainable Manufacturing, TEMPO Project, ACORN Research Centre, Ireland
                                            • Research experience on the viability of photovoltaic systems in existing commercial buildings in Ireland, Dublin Energy Lab, Ireland
                                            • MSc in Energy Management; BSc in Manufacturing Engineering

                                            Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                            Joanne Robinson

                                              • PhD Research Student
                                              • MSc in Low Carbon Technologies; MEng in Structural Engineering with Architectural Studies

                                              Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                              Nadia Rosero

                                                • PhD student, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France
                                                • Associate professor Faculty of Engineering, Mariana University, Colombia; Assistant professor Electronic Department, University of Nariño, Colombia
                                                • Master degree in Engineering with major in Automatic, University of Valle, Colombia; degree in Electronic Engineer, University of Nariño, Colombia

                                                Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                                                Tobias Schilly

                                                  • PhD Student at University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
                                                  • Graduate degree in Civil Engineering

                                                  Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                                  Fabian Schipfer

                                                    • Research Assistant and PhD student on bio-based energy economics, Energy Economics Groups, Vienna University of Technology Austria
                                                    • Graduate degree in Physics from the University of Vienna, Austria, and the University of Seville, Spain

                                                    Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                                                    Gohar Shahinyan

                                                      • Research and Project Coordination at Researchers for Bio Heating Solutions, Armenia
                                                      • BA in Environmental Studies: Global Environment and Social Change

                                                      Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                                      Martin Thalfeldt

                                                        • PhD student and Early Stage Researcher at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
                                                        • Experience as engineer on HVAC and energy efficiency
                                                        • MSc in Environmental Engineering from Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

                                                        Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Energy Efficiency Session

                                                        Agorasti-Eri Toka

                                                          • Post-Doctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Quantitative Analysis and Advanced Supply Chain Management (LASCM), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece
                                                          • Previously, General Director of the Greek Association of Supply Chain Management (GASCM) and Adjunct Lecturer at Thessaloniki & Technological Educational Institute of Central Macedonia, Greece
                                                          • Graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, PhD in Biomass Supply Chain Management (AUTH)

                                                          Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                                                          Rebecca Trojanowski

                                                            • Associate Staff Engineer, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Sustainable Energy Technology Department
                                                            • Graduate Student at Columbia University
                                                            • BSc in Chemical Engineering and MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

                                                            Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session

                                                            Marius Wöhler

                                                              • PhD student, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg and Research Associate, University of Applied Forest Sciences Rottenburg, Germany
                                                              • Previous experience as Junior Researcher at Bioenery 2020+
                                                              • MSc in Sustainable Energy Competence, BSc in Forest Sciences

                                                              Speaker at the Young Reseachers' Biomass Session