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  • Expert ACMV Recommendations for COV-19

    Smart Hub: Expert ACMV Recommendations for COV-19

    In April 2020, The Super Low Energy Building (SLEB) Smart Hub, a portal for accessing and examining the latest green technologies with building proprietors, professionals, researchers, and policymakers, incorporated SinBerBEST's  Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation (ACMV) consummate recommendations aimed at minimizing the further spread of COVID-19 in Singapore. This document is targeted at the commercial, institutional and residential buildings that are open during the Circuit Breaker period.

  • Baihong Received 2019 - 2020 Lofti A. Zadeh Prize

    Baihong Received 2019 - 2020 Lofti A. Zadeh Prize

    Baihong Jin, a graduating PhD student in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) department at University of California, Berkeley, was recognized for his notable contributions to soft computing and its application with the Lofti A. Zadeh Prize. Every year, the EECS Student Awards Committee selects department award winners, many of them are based on recommendations from EECS students, faculty and staff. 

  • Professor Spanos photographed by Cayce Clifford

    Wired Magazine: Feature on Professor Spanos

    In April 2020, Wired, a monthly American magazine that concentrates on how developing technologies impact culture, the economy, and politics, spotlighted Prof. Spanos and his work to “cut office energy use by half—with the help of artificial intelligence” in Singapore.

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On 19th November 2019, Minister for Social and Family Development & Second Minister for  National Development, Mr Desmond Lee and fellow co-chair Mr Lim Ming Yan, former president and group chief executive office of CapitaLand, along with the FEC BE Cluster Sub-committee members visited the living lab at the Zero Energy Building (ZEB) located in the BCA Braddell Campus.

SinBerBEST team members, along with other researchers from industry and academia,  are organizing the International Workshop on Applied Machine Learning for Intelligent Energy Systems (AMLIES) as part of the ACM e-Energy Conference 2020 at Melbourne, Australia. The workshop's objective is to bring researchers together to discuss the underlying challenges related to the application of Machine Learning to Energy Syste

Ioannis Konstantakopoulos, a former Graduate Student Researcher at UC Berkeley who participated in the SinBerBEST program, just welcomed his baby, Christos Konstantakopoulos.

Currently, Ioannis lives in Seattle with his family.

Congratulations, Ioannis!

The Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting was held on August 6th, 2019 in CREATE Tower in Singapore. This meeting was held in accordance with SinBerBEST’s research contract with the National Research Foundation (NRF). Attendees in the meeting included the SAC members, Drs. Lim Khiang Wee and Adeline Lim and Md Rafi Othman from NRF, and Dr Gao Chun Ping from the Building Construction Authority (BCA). At this review meeting, the theme leaders from the SinBerBEST program presented on their theme’s progress achievements and future plans.

The SinBerBEST Annual Symposium took place at CREATE Tower in Singapore on Monday, August 5, 2019. The theme of this Symposium was: People, buildings and data – shaping a sustainable future. During this meeting, keynote lectures were presented from external speakers and SinBerBEST principal investigators, Energy Market Authority leadership and presenters from post-doctoral scholars.

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