Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory LESO-PB
► Energy savings in buildings and improvement of indoor environment quality and health through:
– Advanced integrated day- and electric lighting systems based on non-imaging optics
– Optimal and adaptive building control
► Optimisation of solar energy conversion systems through nanotechnology and architectural integration
► Smart management of cities thanks to modelling and simulation of complex urban systems
(energy flows, solar potential and other sustainability related factors)
BG Sustainable Development Award for innovative solar cooker
Congratulations to David Notzon, award winner of the 2021 BG Group Sustainable Development Prize for his Master's thesis in Energy Science and Technology on the design and thermal simulation of a box-type solar cooker adapted to Ugandan conditions.
CISBAT 2021 International Conference Call for Papers
We are delighted to announce the 16th CISBAT Conference to take place at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, from 8th to 10th September 2021, and to issue a call for scientific papers.
VentureKick grant awarded to the new ShadeMe startup
Yujie Wu has been awarded a VentureKick grant for the newborn startup ShadeMe, set up to bring to market the integrated 'Eyesight' shading controller developed during his PhD studies at the EPFL Solar Energy and Building Physics Lab (LESO-PB) under the supervision of Prof. Jean-Louis Scartezzini and Dr. Jérôme Kämpf.