Luís Coelho

Luis Coelho is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon. He received his MSc degree in 1993 and PhD degree in 2005 in Mechanical Engineering at the same university. He is Assistant Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department of Escola Superior de Tecnologia (ESTSetubal) of Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (IPS) since September 1997. He was a research collaborator at IST from 1988 to 1997. He has collaborated in an important number of international R & D Projects since 1991, related to combustion, geothermal energy, solar energy, biomass, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), pollutant emissions, and air quality. He has been responsible for some scientific researcher’s scholarships at IPS. He has several publications in Scientific Journals and International Conferences Proceedings. He has experience in design installations of HVAC systems and he is a portuguese expert for the transposition and implementation of the European Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) in Portugal and it is consultor of the national energy agency (ADENE) for training expert on Building Energy Performance Certification. He is responsible for the IPS/ESTSetubal participation in 12 European R&D projects. HE is the coordinator of the H2020 TESSe2b project (680555) on thermal energy storage based in solar thermal energy and geothermal energy (GSHP) for heating, cooling and DWH production, for residential buildings.