From Cities to Buildings: Digital Tracking for Carbon Neutrality
Prof. Zhiqiang Wu
Prof. Wu has been sticking to the research and practice of urban development theories, sustainable urban design, and urban planning methodology, focusing on big-data supported intelligent planning. He is the chief planner of Shanghai World Expo 2010 and the chief planner of Beijing Deputy Urban Center.
Simulations of Airborne Disease Transmissions in Enclosed Environments
Prof. Qingyan Chen
Director of PolyU Academy for Interdisciplinary Research, Chair Professor of Building Thermal Science. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Building and Environment since 2008. Chen's current research topics include indoor environment, aircraft cabin environment, and energy-efficient, healthy, and sustainable building design and analysis. Chen received Distinguished Achievement Award from IBPSA in 2013.
Nexus of building decarbonization: sufficiency, energy efficiency, demand flexibility and climate resiliency
Dr. Tianzhen Hong
Dr. Hong is a senior scientist with the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division of LBNL. His research employs interdisciplinary approaches to explore technologies and human factors supporting the planning, design, and operation of energy-efficient, demand-flexible, and climate-resilient buildings across scales.
Building Performance Simulation: Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing World
Prof. Lori McElroy
Lori McElroy (MBE, PhD, Hon FRIAS, FIBPSA, MCIBSE) is Professor of Smart, Resilient Cities in the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde. Lori is an engineer with an international reputationin the application of integrated performance appraisal for the betterment of architecture and sustainable design. Lori is the Immediate Past President of IBPSA.
Regional and Global Overheating and its Impact on Human Beings
Prof. Mattheos Santamouris
Editor in Chief of the Energy and Buildings Journal. Editor and author of 20 international books published by Elsevier, Earthscan, Springer, etc. Ranked as the top world cited researcher in the field of Building and Construction by the Stanford University ranking system, for 2019-2022. Highly Cited Researcher in the Clarivate ranking for 4 continuous years.