Prof. Elmar Bollin
Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

* Scientific Employee at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE at Freiburg/Germany; Head of the research group Solar Thermal Systems;
* Since1993: Professor for Control Techniques, Building Services, Building Automation, Solar Engineering and Energy Conversion Techniques at the Offenburg University of Applied Sciences;
* Head of the Research Group net (sustainable energy systems) at Offenburg University of Applied Sciences;see: www.fgnet.hs-offenburg.de
* Founder of the Institute for Energy Systems INES at University of Applied Sciences Offenburg; see http://ines.hs-offenburg.de/institut/
* Director of the Institute of Applied Sciences at Offenburg University of Applied Sciences; see http://www.iaf.hs-offenburg.de/
* Author and editor of different books on Sustainable Energy Systems,
* Involving in to Various Research Activities in Sustainable Energy Techniques and Solar Thermal Application

Author, Co-Author and Editor of different books and papers on Sustainable Energy Systems such as:
• Dongol,. D., Bollin, E. & Feldmann, T. (2016): Battery Management Based on Predictive Control and Demand-Side Management: Smart Integration of Renewable. Smart Grid as a Solution for Renewable and Efficient Energy (2016); pp 149-180. ISBN13: 9781522500728 |ISBN10: 1522500723 |EISBN13: 9781522500735| DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0072-8.ch007
• Schmelas, Martin; Feldmann, Thomas; Bollin, Elmar (2015): Adaptive predictive control of thermo-active building systems (TABS) based on a multiple regression algorithm. In: Energy and Buildings (103), S. 14-28. “Thomson Reuters Master Journal List” DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.06.012.
• Schmelas, Martin; Feldmann, Thomas; da Costa Fernandes, Jesus; Bollin, Elmar (2015): Photovoltaics Energy Prediction Under Complex Conditions for a Predictive Energy Management System. In: Journal of Solar Energy Engineering -Transactions of the ASME 137 (Issue 3). S. 031015-1 – 031015-10 “Thomson Reuters Master Journal List” , DOI: 10.1115/1.4029378. ISSN: 0199-6231
• Schmelas, M., Feldmann, T., Wellnitz, P. & Bollin, E. (2016): Adaptive predictive control of thermo-active building systems (TABS) based on a multiple regression algorithm: First practical test. Energy and Buildings (129); S. 367-377. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.08.013.
• Dongol, D., Bollin, E, Feldmann, T: An Overview to the Concept of Smart Grid and Battery Management for Grid Connected PV Battery System”; Journal of Electronic Science and Technology Vol. 13, 367 – 372, (2015)
• Bollin, E.: “Monitoring the Energy Systems of Sustainable Buildings”; Proceedings der SPIE Eco-Photonics 2011: Sustainable Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Workforce Education for a Green Future, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8065 (Spie, Bellingham, WA 2011) Article CID Number; ISBN 9780819486516; published by SPIE, Bellingham USA

Various Research Activities in Sustainable Energy Techniques and Solar Thermal Application such as:
• Scientific Monitoring Program ST2000 and ST2000plus for Large-scale Solar-thermal Systems (Financed by German Ministry of Environment);
• zafh.net Offenburg – center for sustainable energy techniques for buildings (Financed by the Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg);
• Project “Sustainable Facility Management” (Financed by the Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg)
• Scientific Monitoring Program “Solarbau:Monitor” (Financed by German Ministry of Environment); Monitoring of the solarinfocenter sic at Freiburg/Germany
• Schulklima Project in cooperation the the Offenburg community financed the badenova Innovation Fond concerning sustainable measures for school building to prevent against overheating of class rooms
• Project on Predictive Building Automation in the frame of Zukunft Bau financed by the German Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development
• Project Energieeffizienzhaus-Plus financed by the German Ministry of Transport, Building, and Urban Development concerning Development of algorithms for the Energy Management for Smart Grids
• Official partner of the marketing Campaign Germany Land of Ideas financed by German Ministry of Education and Research with several Conferences in USA in 2009 and 2010
• Member of Cooperative graduate school “KleE” on Small-scale Renewable Energy Systems in cooperation with University Freiburg with actually four Phd candidates.
• "Stabil“ – Prediction and Extension of Lifespan of Stationary and Mobile Li-Ion-Battery-Systems Financed by the German Ministry of Education and Technology BMBF