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Elaborated PhD and diploma theses

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  • M. Pierro​
    "Photovoltaic power forecasting methods and applications to support high solar power penetration"
    University of Tor Vergata Rome, PhD in Industrial Project Engineering                                                   ​          ​2020 pdf
  • S. Buffa
    "Advanced control strategies for district heating and cooling networks"
    Free University of Bolzano/Bozen, Faculty of Science and Technology
  • I. Vigna
    "Energy flexible building cluster"
    Polytechnic of Milan University, Department of Architecture Built environment and Construction engineering
    2020 pdf
  • G. M. G. Prina
    "Renewable energy high penetration scenarios using bottom-up modelling "
    Polytechnic of Milan University, PhD in Energy and Nuclear Science and Technology
    2019​  ​www​​​​​
  • G. De Michele
    "Empirical validation of detailed thermal models for Complex Fenestration Systems (CFS) and development of effective control strategies"
    Free University of Bolzano/Bozen, Faculty of Science and Technology
  • V. D'Alonzo 
    "A Spatial Decision Support System for thermal energy planning at the regional scale"
    University of Trento, PhD in Environmental Eng​ineering
  • M. Avantaggiato
    "Thermal Comfort and Mixed-Mode Ventilation in Transitional Spaces"
    University of Padua, PhD in Energy and Environmental Technologies
  • D. Antonucci
    "Development and application of Continuous Commissioning to ensure and improve building performance"
    Free University of Bolzano/Bozen, Faculty of Science and Technology
    2017 pdf​
  • A. Bisello
    "Smart and sustainable projects at the energy-district level. How to assess them based on the co-benefits paradigm"
    University of Padua, Department of Management and Engineering​
  • A​. Passera
    "​​Developing a tool to assess the business concept of solar thermal façades"
    Polytechnic of Milan University​, Department of ​Architecture, built environment and construction engineering​
    2017 www
  • S. Avesani
    "Design of a solar façade solution with an integrated sorption collector for the systemic retrofit of the existing office buildings"
    University of Innsbruck, Faculty of Engineering Science
  • F. Roberti
    “Energy retrofit of historic buildings: diagnosis, model calibration and performance optimization
    University of Bolzano, Faculty of Science and Technology
  • G. Belluardo
    “Spectral simulation tools as valid instruments to determine spectral effects on photovoltaic system"
    University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BoKu) - Vienna

  • D. Menegon
    “Development of Dynamic Test Procedures for the Laboratory Characterization of HVAC systems”
    University of Udine, Department of electrical, mechanical and managerial engineering,                           PhD in Environmental and Energy Engineering Sciences
    2016 www​

  • F. Mosannenzadeh
    “Smart energy city development in Europe: towards successful implementation”
    University of Trento, PhD in Environmental engineering
  • P. Zambelli
    "A spatial decision support system to assess personal exposure to air pollution integrating sensor measurements"
    University of Trento, PhD in Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems

  • S. Pezzutto
    "Analysis of the space heating and cooling market in Europe"
    University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Department of Material Sciences and Process Engineering, PhD in Engineering
  • ​A. Belleri
    ​"Integrated Design methods for natural ventilation"
    University of Bergamo, Department of Engineering, PhD in Energy and Environmental Technologies
  • ​L. Maturi
    "Building skin as energy supply: Prototype development of a wooden prefabricated BiPV wall"
    University of Trento, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, Doctoral School in Environmental Engineering
  • ​C. Dipasquale
    “Expert Control Strategies for Solar Cooling Systems”
    University of Catania, Scuola Superiore di Catania, International PhD in Energy
  • ​A. Giovanardi
    "Integrated solar thermal facade for building energy retrofit"
    University of Trento, Faculty of Engineering, Doctoral School in Environmental Engineering
  • P. N. Melograno
    "Development of Test procedures for Sorption Chillers installed in Solar Combi Plus Systems"
    University of Bergamo, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, PhD in Energy and Environmental Technologies
  • A. Napolitano
    "Trigeneration Systems Assisted by Solar Energy: Design Criteria and Off Design Simulations"
    University of Bergamo, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, PhD in Energy and Environmental Technologies
  • A. Troi
    "Kirchenheizung. Eine Gratwanderung zwischen Behaglichkeit, Kosten und Denkmalpflege"
    Technische Universität München, Fakultät für Architektur
    2010 pdf
  • D. Cimino, 
    Thermal comfort assessment in shopping malls transitional spaces" 
    Master Thesis in Ingegneria Edile Architettura,  Universitá di Catania
    2017​ ​​

  • ​​L. Fanali
    "Integration of CCGT start-up costs and ramp constraints into energy system modelling applied to the Italian case"
    Master Thesis in Systems for the Energy and the Environment, Politecnico di Milano
    2017 www​​​

  • R. Pinotti
    "Parametric Model for a Multi-functional Facade Sysem"
    Master Thesis in Energy Engineering, Libera Università di Bolzano
  • J. Adami
    "A support tool for the early design phase of BiPV towards nearly zero energy districts"
    Master Thesis in Architecture and Innovation, IUAV University of Venice pdf

  • G. Sicignano
    "Analysis of energy retrofit solutions for multi-family houses trough numerical simulations"
    Master Thesis in Mechanical Engineering, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
  • L. Battisti
    "Data acquisition, analysis and energy efficiency models for heat recovery in industry"
    Master Thesis in Industrial Engineering, Università di Trento pdf
  • D. Nevastro
    "Caratterizzazione dinamica di un impianto solare assistito da una pompa di calore"
    Master Thesis, Università degli Studi di Padova
  • S. Buffa
    "Dynamic Laboratory Test of a solar combisystem"
    Master Thesis in Energy Engineering, Università di Pisa pdf
  • L. Molling
    "Modeling dynamic building envelope"
    Bachelor Thesis, Leopold Franzens Universität Innsbruck pdf
  • S. Dunjic
    “Renewable energy in the Western Balkans: Market and Policy Analysis”
    Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi,​ Master in Green Management, Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility​
  • G. Degan
    “Holistic method for energy retrofitting of buildings: Application and Analysis"
    University of Trento​ pdf
  • G. Gentile
    “Natural ventilation strategies for shopping malls retrofit: A case study"
    University of Trento​ pdf
  • G. De Michele
    Coupling energy and daylighting simulation for complex fenestration systems"
    University of Trento pdf

  • S. Lindig
    "Leistungsbewertung zur Optimierung gebäudeintegrierter Photovoltaikanlagen - Performance evaluation towards optimal Building Integrated Photovoltaic Systems“
    Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur (HTWK) Leipzig
    2014​ pdf
  • P. Vullo
    “Coupling building lighting and thermal modeling for dynamic simulations”
    University of Stuttgart
  • T. Caprioli
    “Simulation models for cooling load reduction by ventilation strategies"
    Technische Universität Dresden pdf
  • F. Virzì
    “Cost optimal solution sets for Net Zero Energy residential buildings”
    University of Trento
  • A. Passera
    "Definizione di una metodologia per la progettazione del risanamento di edifici residenziali attraverso l´uso di facciate multifunzionali prefabbricate"
    University of Bergamo, Department of Engineering
  • L. Lion
    "Natural ventilation in existing school buildings: the case study of Lavis School"
    University of Trento, Faculty of Engineering
  • M. Orehek
    "Guideline for the design of an energy monitoring system for buildings"
    Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Master Casaclima
  • M. Rametta
    "Ansitz Kofler, La riqualificazione di un edificio storico della città di Bolzano. Valutazione ed ottimizzazione delle prestazioni energetiche"
    University of Catania
  • A. Tadè
    "Progettazione, analisi e simulazione dinamica di edifici residenziali a bilancio energetico nullo"
    University of Bergamo, Faculty of Engineering
  • F. Roberti
    "The "Ex Post" Passive House building: from the monitoring of the energy consumptions to their optimization"
    University of Trento, Faculty of Engineering
  • G. Paoletti
    "Designing of Low-Energy Office Buildings"
    Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Master Casaclima
  • L. Maffescioni
    "From a low energy towards a net zero energy building under different climate conditions"
    Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
  • M. Siviero
    "Progettazione con approccio IDP del Nuovo Mercato Ittico di Goro (FE). Utilizzo di strumenti di simulazioni energetica dinamica e analisi prestazionale di sistemi di involucro a doppia pelle"
    Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Facoltà di Architettura
  • H. Mahlknecht
    "Refurbishment and monitoring of an historical building. A case study"
    Master Thesis 2nd level "CasaClima". Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
  • L. Maturi
    "Building integrated photovoltaic: critical aspects and opportunities. Simulation and optimization of three buildings with BIPV solutions in South Tyrol"
    University of Trento
  • Y. Chen
    "Technical, energetic and economic Comparison of different Energy Supply Systems for EURAC Building"
    Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
  • M. Raifer
    "Simulation of a solar cooling test facility"
    Graz University of Technology
  • S. Avesani
    "Simulation of a combined heating and cooling energy system with solar integration and optimization of the solar collectors' heat production"
    University of Trento
  • A. Giovanardi
    "Dynamic simulation of a passive house in different locations in Italy"
    University of Trento
  • M. Castagna
    "Analysis and optimization of a monitored passive house in Italy with dynamic simulation"
    University of Trento
  • K. Witte
    "Monitoring and Theoretical Investigation of a Solar-Combi Plus System with an Absorption Chiller"
    Kassel University
  • A. De Luca
    "Performance evaluation of Thermally Driven Heat Pumps integrated in innovative energy systems for buildings air-conditioning"
    Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Faculty of Science and Technology
  • D. Spreafico Morè
    "Development of Transient Laboratory Tests for Sorption Chillers"
    University of Bergamo, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering
  • G. Orzero
    "Solar+Heat Pump Systems Simulation and Performance Assessment"
    University of Bergamo, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering
  • M. E. Ecker
    "Modelling and Parametric Analysis for a Small-Scale Solar Heating and Cooling System"
    University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Renewable Urban Energy Systems Department
  • D. Menegon
    "Development of a Dynamic Test Procedure for the Laboratory Characterization of Thermally Driven Devices"
    University of Udine, Faculty of Engineering​
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