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Fiorentini, Massimo Dr

Senior Research Fellow

  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
  • Primary Group - Sustainable Buildings Research Centre

Overview


Dr Massimo Fiorentini is a Research Fellow at the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) at University of Wollongong. He holds a Bachelors and Master’s Degree from Politecnico di Milano in Mechanical Engineering. He then obtained his PhD from University of Wollongong, collaborating with research scientists from the CSIRO Energy Centre. Massimo started his career at ABB as a Product Manager, continuing as a Researcher after completing his PhD. His research focuses on the development of advanced control and optimization strategies for building energy management and he’s working with SBRC’s industrial partners on the development of advanced embedded controllers for building systems’ management. Massimo is the SBRC's Innovation and IP coordinator. He is an active member of the Standards Australia EL-054 committee (Demand Response) and of International Energy Agency EBC Annexes. 

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • Renewable Energy Technologies
    • Building Control Systems
    • Energy Management and Model Predictive Control
    • Modelling of Building Energy Systems
    • Intelligent Ventilation Systems

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of a Model Predictive Control Method to Optimise the Operation of a Residential System with Battery Storage and Solar PV Generation Jayawardana, Herath
    Doctor of Philosophy Household Energy Efficiency and Comfort: Development of Building Simulation and Rating Tools that Incorporate Realistic Occupant Practices Wickrama Achchige, Dilini Nishadika Gunathilake
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of an Internet of Things Platform to Optimize the Performance of Building through Natural Ventilation Ahmed, Ramim

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    • Renewable Energy Technologies
    • Building Control Systems
    • Energy Management and Model Predictive Control
    • Modelling of Building Energy Systems
    • Intelligent Ventilation Systems

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of a Model Predictive Control Method to Optimise the Operation of a Residential System with Battery Storage and Solar PV Generation Jayawardana, Herath
    Doctor of Philosophy Household Energy Efficiency and Comfort: Development of Building Simulation and Rating Tools that Incorporate Realistic Occupant Practices Wickrama Achchige, Dilini Nishadika Gunathilake
    Doctor of Philosophy Development of an Internet of Things Platform to Optimize the Performance of Building through Natural Ventilation Ahmed, Ramim
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