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  • 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. 

  • ASHRAE Journal: Spotlight on SinBerBEST Living Lab at Building and Construction Authority (BCA)

    ASHRAE Journal: Spotlight on SinBerBEST Living Lab at Building and Construction Authority (BCA)

    In February 2020, the ASHRAE Journal highlighted SinBerBEST’s large-scale, smart technology implementation at BCA’s Zero Energy Building (ZEB.) This living lab is the culmination of a long-standing, research collaboration between SinBerBEST and BCA. 

    Developed from years of SinBerBEST research, innovative building technologies, including hybrid cooling, occupancy positioning, lighting controls, plug load management, and occupant feedback, were deployed as a fully integrated, smart control building system in ZEB, a working office building.

  • Prof. Monteiro Elected as 2020 National Academy of Engineering Member

    Prof. Monteiro Elected to National Academy of Engineering

    SBB2 Theme C Lead Principal Investigator, Professor Paulo Monteiro, has been elected as a member of the 2020 National Academy of Engineering (NAE) class for his "contributions to the science and nanotechnology of concrete for sustainable construction and durable structures."

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IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies and Systems (ICSETS) is a new international conference which is planned to bring together professionals and executives in the energy sector, electrical power companies, manufacturing industries, research institutes and educational bodies to share and exchange ideas and information pertaining to sustainable energy technologies. The 1st ICSETS will be organized in Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, India early 2019. SinBerBEST NUS Lead-PI A/Prof. Sanjib Kumar Panda, postdoctoral researcher Dr.

The team POWER@NUS, comprising of PhD students (Jaydeep Saha, Rohit Chandra, Sandeep Kolluri, Binita Sen, Palak Jain and Kamala Srinivasa Rao) and researchers (Rajesh Sapkota, Prathamesh, Md Waseem and Santosh Janaki Raman) from Electrical Machines and Drives Lab, ECE department, mentored by Associate Professor S K Panda and Dr. Eddy Blokken (SERIS), participated in the Empower a Billion Lives competition organised by IEEE. The team submitted their proposal online and were selected for the South-Asia regional round at PEDES 2018, IIT Chennai.

The University of California President Janet Napolitano visited BEARS on Tuesday 18th February 2019. Her visit to BEARS was part of a series of government and university meetings across Asia to expand University of California’s research and education partnerships.

SinBerBEST team members, along with other 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 2019 at Phoenix, Arizona. The workshop's objective is to bring researchers together to discuss the underlying challenges related to the application of Machine Learning to Energy Systems, including sm

On December 16 2018, at the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in Miami Beach, Florida, USA, Professors Rong Su, Costas Spanos, and Xie Lihua spoke at the workshop on Smart Buildings: A Status Quo Check. Co-organised by Prof Rong Su, the workshop was held to report and showcase several recent technical progresses related to smart buildings at both individual and program levels, and some visionary discussions on the roles of IoT and formal design methods.

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