- 🖍️ Designer
- ⚙️ Developer
- 💡 Ideator
As a part of my personal research and sequence of my past collaboration with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, I work on the development of control strategies for energy management of hybrid systems installed in residential or non-residential buildings. Such buildings consist of RES-based energy carriers, electrical and thermal energy storage systems, as well as heat pumps or other HVAC units. The control strategies can be either rule-based or optimization-based approaches that follow model predictive control (MPC) concepts. Looking on the topic of digital twins, I am triggered by the challenge to predict the hot water demand. I evaluate such control strategies considering various criteria, such as cost, self-sufficiency, self-consumption, battery ageing and thermal discomfort. In the past, I have also developed models that can compute the space heating and space cooling energy demand of buildings.
My main interest to participate in this team is to exchange ideas about the prediction of hot water demand in residential and non-residential buildings.