Institut für Erneuerbare Energie
Main research interests:
- Solutions for climate resilient and sustainable cities
- Urban microclimate and outdoor thermal comfort
- Nature-based solutions for an integrated design of the urban built and natural environment
Silvia Croce is a Post-Doc researcher at the Institute for Renewable Energy. She is a building engineer - architect by training and holds a PhD in Engineering at the University of Padova. She is active in several European projects, including JUSTNature, and Varcities. Furthermore, she was active member of IEA SHC Task 51 “Solar energy in urban planning”, and currently is co-leading sub-task B “Economic strategies and stakeholder engagement” of IEA SHC Task 63 “Solar Neighborhoods Planning”.
Her research work aims at gaining insights into solutions for an integrated design of the urban built and natural environment, with focus on outdoor microclimate, thermal comfort, energy savings and renewable energy production.
Klimapositive zirkuläre GemeinschaftenDuration: December 2021 - December 2025Funding:
Aktivierung von naturbasierten Lösungen für eine gerechte klimaneutrale TransformationDuration: August 2021 - February 2026Funding:
EU H2020 BuiltHub - Dynamisches Wissenszentrum für EU-GebäudebeständeDuration: September 2020 - September 2024Funding:
Visionäre, natur-basierte Aktionen für Gesundheit, Wohlbefinden und Resilienz in den StädtenDuration: August 2020 - February 2025Funding: