PROF. GREGOR P. HENZE.
Short bio: Gregor P. Henze, Ph.D., P.E. is a professor of architectural engineering at the University of Colorado, where his teaching focuses on thermal environmental engineering, mechanical systems design, building control and automation systems, advanced solar systems, applied data analysis for energy scientists and engineers, as well as sustainable building design. His research includes model predictive optimal control of building energy systems and building thermal mass, control strategies for mixed-mode buildings that incorporate both natural and mechanical ventilation, uncertainty quantification of occupant behavior and its impact, occupancy detection using distributed sensor networks as well as the integration of building energy system operations with the electric grid system. Prof. Henze is a professional mechanical engineer, certified high-performance building design professional (HBDP), active member of ASHRAE, associate editor for Elsevier's Renewable Energy, Fellow of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, as well as co-founder and chief scientist of QCoefficient, Inc