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EfS Research Day

May 27 | 14h30
24 may
EfS RD2022
EfS RD2022

Continuing an idea that was successfully implemented for the first time in 2018, the Energy for Sustainability (EfS) Initiative of the University of Coimbra hereby invites to participate in the 4th edition of the “EfS Research Day”.

The main objective of this event is to make known, internally and externally, the research underway at the University of Coimbra in the area of Energy. The “EfS Research Day” will take place on May 27 2022, starting at 14:30 in the Auditorium of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at FCTUC.

Admittance is free but registration is required until May 25 here.


14:30 | Opening session

Prof. Manuel C. Gameiro da Silva, Coordinator of the Energy for Sustainability Initiative

| 1st Panel | Chair: Rita Garcia

14h45 | Smart electric vehicle charging management platform for large buildings | Carlos Patrão, Alexandre Correia, André Oliveira, Pedro Moura

15h00 | Armazenamento de Hidrogénio em materiais porosos | João M. Gil, Abílio Sobral

15h15 | The impact of technology and government policies on OECD Carbon dioxide emissions | Fatemeh Dehdar, Nuno Silva, José Alberto Fuinhas, Matheus Koengkan, Nazia Nazeer

15h30 | Performance Evaluation of External Vacuum Insulation Finishing System | Márcio Gonçalves, Nuno Simões, Catarina Serra, Inês Flores-Cohen

| Coffee-break

| 2nd Panel | Chair: Carla Rodrigues

16h15 | MAnAGER - Models and algorithms for automated stand-alone and aggregated energy management systems to enhancing demand response in the SME and residential sectors | Carlos Henggeler Antunes, Marta Lopes

16h30 | T4ENERTEC - Tools for supporting the selection of energy efficient technologies | Carla Henriques, Álvaro Gomes, Marcos Tenente

16h45 | Integrated cost and environmental life cycle analysis of windows | Shiva Saadatian, Fausto Freire, Nuno Simões

17h00 | Indoor air quality and energy consumption in ventilated buildings | Behrang Chenari, Manuel Gameiro da Silva

17h15 | A direct vaporization ORC based micro-CHP system: a thermal degradation assessment at close-to-real operating conditions | João S. Pereira

17h30 | Closing

The event is organized by the Committee for Scientific Research and Outreach (CICLE)