Keynote Speakers

6th International Conference on Energy Research and Technology (ICERT’22)

We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers for the 6th International Conference on Energy Research and Technology (ICERT’22):

Dr. Umberto Berardi

Dr. Umberto Berardi
Ryerson University, Canada
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Berardi is Canada Research Chair in Building Science, Full Professor, and Director of the BeTOP center at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. His main research interests are related to the study of innovative solutions and new materials for improving the performance within the built environment. Recently, he has been focusing on integrating nanotechnologies into building systems. He has mainly focused on organic PCMs, such as paraffin and bio-PCM, and on granular and monolithic aerogel. Dr. Berardi has an extensive publication record, including 130 peer-reviewed journals, 130 international conference papers, and five books. Dr. Berardi’s publications have received 10,000 citations in Google Scholar, where he has an h-index of 45, while Scopus database counts over 6,000 citations and an h-index of 40. Dr. Berardi has a body of funded research comprising over $2.5 M in government and private sector sponsored research. He has been awarded a CFI-JELF; NSERC Discovery Grant; Early Research Award from the MRI and many other

Topic of Keynote: Building Resiliency to Climate Change: What Path for the Building Energy Demand?
Keynote Abstract