Prof. Carlos Felgueiras, Polytechcnic of Porto, Portugal

J. A. Manuel Carlos Felgueiras received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, in 1987 and 2008, respectively. He started is professional activity in 1987 as electronic designer for automation systems. Later he was invited to supervise a test laboratory aimed at verifying the accomplishment of European Standards in thermoelectric household appliances. He started the teaching activity in 1994 as Assistant Professor and later on as Adjunct Professor and researcher with the Department of Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto (IPP), Porto, Portugal.


Prof. Ljiljana Marjanovic-Halburd, De Montfort University, United Kingdom

During her academic career Ljiljana contributed towards over 20 research and consultancy projects relating to buildings, energy and people. Ljiljana's areas of expertise include building operational efficiency, data integration and building information modelling (BIM), energy management in general but specifically the relationship between building load dynamics and building energy consumption. She has published over 60 papers of which more than 25 are in peer reviewed international journals and around 30 are in refereed proceedings of international conferences.
Working in a number of different European Universities (Belgrade, Denmark Technical, Norwegian Technical, Liege, Loughborough, Anglia Ruskin, UCL, Derby), Ljiljana has developed excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enabling effective liaison with different international partners. In recognition of her management skills, Ljiljana was sponsored by UCL in 2016 to attend UCL’s Women in Leadership Programme.
Ljiljana has over 25 years of genuinely enjoyable teaching experience in Higher Education sector across Europe on all levels. In 2013 the teaching team on the MSc Facility Management Course, where Ljiljana was a Course Director, won UCL Provost’s Teaching Award (Team category)


Assoc. Prof. Teresa DONATEO, University of Salento,Italy

Teresa Donateo is Associate Professor of Fluid Machinery, Energy Systems, and Power Generation at the University of Salento since 2014, teaching courses on Fluid Machinery and Hybrid-Electric Power Trains. In November 2001, she joined the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Salento as an assistant professor and in July 2003 received her PhD degree from ISUFI in the field of combustion and energy conversion. She has been collaborating since 2005 with the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, and since 2001 with major automotive and aircraft industrial partners. . Associate Editor of the SAE International Journal of Engines since 2017 and appointed Editor of the book titled “Hybrid Electric Vehicles”, In-Tech. Authors of more than 80 papers on simulation, design and optimization of internal combustion engines, electric and hybrid-electric power trains for aircraft, heavy duty vehicles and passenger cars.

Angelo Algieri - DIMEG - UniCal, Italy

Angelo Algieri is Assistant Professor of Systems for Energy and Environment. He received the (5-year) degree in Mechanical Engineering with laude at the University of Calabria (Italy), the post-degree diploma in Metallurgy at the University of Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy) and the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Politecnico di Bari (Italy). He was at the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (Belgium), where he obtained the post-degree diploma in Fluid Dynamics with honours. Following two post-doctoral years of research at the Mechanics Department of the University of Calabria (Italy), he worked on the fluid dynamic characterization of internal combustion engines. He is ECTS coordinator for the international exchange programmes of the course degree in Management Engineering.


Antonio Violi, University of Sannio, Italy

Antonio Violi is assistant professor of Mathematical Methods for economics, financial and actuarial sciences at University of Sannio, Italy. He has a Ph.D. in operations research and is author of more than 40 papers published on international scientific journals and books. He is also referee for several journals, like for example Decision Support Systems, Computers & Operations Research and Management Decisions. His research interests are related to the design and implementation of decision support models and methods for critical problems under uncertainty in several application fields, like financial and energy markets, logistics, smart mobility and tourism.

Dr. Žaneta Stasiškienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania