Calit2 Faculty Lecture at S&E: “From Buildings to Smart Buildings”

The Science & Engineering Library is pleased to present the first in a series of lectures by Calit2 researchers. The kickoff lecture, by Dr. Yuvraj Agarwal, Research Scientist and member of the Computer Science and Engineering Department, is entitled, “From Buildings to Smart Buildings: Metering, Monitoring and Energy Use Control in a Campus-wide Testbed.”

Thursday, February 2, 2012
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Science & Engineering Library

The lecture is free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Please register online at http://tinyurl.com/ucsd-agarwal-lecture

Dr. Agarwal will describe the “Energy Dashboard” which he and his colleagues have developed to monitor energy usage across over 500 UCSD buildings, He’ll discuss their findings regarding the three primary sources of energy usage (IT loads, HVAC systems, and plug loads), and inventive systems to manage energy consumption.

Yuvraj Agarwal is a Research Scientist in the department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC San Diego. He is the Director of the SYNERGY — Systems, Networking and Energy Efficiency — Lab at UC San Diego. He is also the Executive Director of the new NSF Expeditions Center in Variability. He completed his Ph.D. in September 2009 at UC San Diego, doing research in the area of power and energy management.

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