Doctoral candidates


Zhizhou Li
Zhizhou Li
Doctoral candidate at TU/e
Development of a multi-objective simulation framework for design and optimization of building envelopes.

Bin Meng
Bin Meng
Doctoral candidate at TU/e
Urban-scale Building Integrated Photovoltaics Yield Predictions Considering Shading Effect.

Jakub Simek
Jakub Simek
PhD candidate at CTU in Prague
Energy consumption of air conditioning systems.

Samuel de Vries
Samuel de Vries
Doctoral candidate at TU/e
Computational analysis and optimization of innovative shading concepts.


Professional doctorate in engineering trainees


Oindrila Ghosh
Oindrila Ghosh
SBC trainee at TU/e
Advanced control strategies for solar shading systems.

Christina Papachristou
Christina Papachristou
SBC trainee at TU/e
Designing a guideline of thermal comfort control strategies and building parameters for designing office buildings with high energy flexibility.

Agata Rijs
Agata Rijs
SBC trainee at TU/e
Development of a design support tool for the sizing of HVAC systems for tents and temporary structures.


Master thesis students


Paul van der Aa
Paul van der Aa
Integration of energy performance data
in BIM for improving design in early phases.

Martijn van Ballegooijen
Martijn van Ballegooijen
Research and development of a climate façade with model based predictive controller for high-rise buildings.

Marjolijn Benen
Marjolijn Benen
Net zero house in Oss – A study to analyse its performance and highlight lessons to be learned for future projects.

Kim Bodde
Kim Bodde
Greater than the sum of its parts – Combined static and dynamic shading for high-performance buildings.

Sandeep Kesarapu
Sandeep Kesarapu
Household heat transition strategy for Amsterdam.

Meghana Kulhalli
Meghana Kulhalli
Lumiduct – thermal energy harvesting.

Fatimeh Nikoudel
Fatimeh Nikoudel
Performance-driven design of non-planar façade systems for optimal energy harvesting and daylight utilization.

Tantawi, Mohamed
Mohamed Tantawi
Energy shifting – BAM building.

Tavenier, Marc
Marc Tavenier
Solar potential maps for urban areas – from insolation to PV yield.

Tom van de Voort
Tom van de Voort
Achieving thermal comfort in a naturally ventilated hospital in São Paulo, Brazil
.