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Start-Up Creation: The Smart Eco-efficient Built Environment
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Start-Up Creation: The Smart Eco-efficient Built Environment (Paperback)

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Start-Up Creation: The Smart Eco-efficient Built Environment, Second Edition presents a state-of-the-art review on advanced technologies and their applications in several areas of the built environment, covering energy efficiency, structural performance, and air and water quality to inspire the creation of start-up companies from university research. Sections cover key factors behind successful start-ups, including the development of a business plan, start-up financing, and the importance of intellectual property. Other chapters cover Big Data, Intelligent decision support systems, the Internet of Things, their use in the energy efficiency of the built environment, and several smartphone applications for the smart built environment.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureArchitecture: professional practiceBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesConstruction & heavy industryConstruction industryComputing & ITBusiness applicationsEnterprise softwareMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesTechnicalCivil engineering, surveying & buildingTechnicalMechanical engineering & materialsMaterials science Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc Publication Date: 01/05/2020 ISBN-13: 9780128199466  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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F.Pacheco Torgal is a Principal Investigator at C-TAC Research Centre, University of Minho. He holds the Counsellor title of the Portuguese Engineers Association. Authored almost 350 publications some that were cited by Highly Cited authors (SCI h-index>60) and in high impact factor journals like Nature Reviews Mat. (IF=52), Nature Energy (IF=47), Progress in Mater. Science (I.F=24), Physics Reports (IF=20) and Nature Climate Change (I.F=19). Citations received in ISI WoS journals-2819 (h-index=29), citations received in Scopus journals- 3580 (h-index=31). Citations prediction for the year 2029 (around 5.500 citations on WoS, 7.500 on Scopus (already has 7000 MR, h=45) and 16.000 citations on scholar google). Member of the editorial board of 9 international journals, 4 referenced on the Web of Science and three referenced on Scopus. Grant assessor for several scientific institutions in 14 countries, UK, US, Netherlands, China, France, Australia, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Belgium, Spain, Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, UA.Emirates, Poland and also the EU Commission. Invited reviewer for 133 international journals for which he reviewed so far almost 900 papers. Lead Editor of 19 international books (9 being on the Master Book List of Web of Science). Erik Stavnsager Rasmussen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing and Management, International Business and Entrepreneurship, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark. His research areas include international new ventures and born global firms. Claes G. Granqvist is Professor of Solid-State Physics at the Angstroem Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden. His research is focused on optical and electrical properties of materials, especially thin films for energy efficiency and solar energy utilization. He has written numerous scientific publications, books and proceedings volumes and is a member of several academies and societies. Volodymyr Ivanov is a professor at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and his research interests include nanobiotechnology and microbiotechnology. Professor Dr Habil Arturas Kaklauskas is Head of the Department of Construction Economics and Property Management at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania. Dr. Stephen Makonin is a postdoctoral fellow in Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University. His research interests include data science, big data, computational sustainability, probabilistic modelling, disaggregation, and nonintrusive load monitoring (NILM). Other interests include open science; the making of hardware and software open source and the creation of public datasets.

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