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Research Day 2018 - 8 th May, 14:00

Publication date: 17-04-2018 00:03

EfS Reseach Day 2018

The EfS Research Day 2018 will take place on the 8th of May, starting 2:00 pm, at the Auditorium of the Mechanical Engineering Department.

It is a showcase of the ongoing research at the University of Coimbra (UC) in the Energy field, organized by the Energy for Sustainability Initiative at the UC.

Admittance is free, but prior registration is required. Please fill in the form at https://goo.gl/forms/KxUJmA9jthI49Ifb2 until the 4th May!

The special guest will be Dr. Ricardo Bernardo, Coordinator of Research and Development at ADENE, the national energy agency.

Detailed programme:

14:00 | opening session

14:30 | keynote lecture | ADENE - Dr. Ricardo Bernardo

15:00 | 1st panel | chair: Rita Garcia

** Implementing sustainability principles in university institutions – a review | Ana R. Amaral

** Energy economy environment interactions: multi-regional and multi-sectoral analysis | Luís Cruz

** Policies for an EU smarter grid environment: The need for new business models and regulatory adjustments | Patrícia Pereira da Silva

** Sustainable touristic use of historical buildings in times of natural hazards and extreme events | Luísa D. Pereira

** Complementarity between renewable sources and regions for 100% renewable energy systems | Thiago Luz

16:40 | coffee-break

17:00 | 2nd panel | chair: Inês Simões

** Characterization of materials for hydrogen energy technologies | João Gil

** Energy storage potential to supply power system services | Luís Neves

** Load management and demand response in small and médium data centers | Thiago Vasques

** Modeling and validation of the thermofluidic and energetic performance of a novel climatic chamber prototype | Michael Brett

** Exploring new key performance indicators for long term evaluation of indoor thermal conditions | Manuel Gameiro da Silva