Building Energy Performance Monitoring using RFID and WSN (RFID Europe 2010)

Mr Farhan Manzoor, Academic Researcher
University College Cork
2010 9월29일.


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Presentation Summary

  • Occupant location tracking (for density and patterns) in Facilities Management Scenarios using RFID
  • Combining RFID with WSN to collect building performance and usage data
  • Analysis of performance data to monitor and optimise building energy usage
  • Conclusion and future of using RFID and WSN in the Buildings and Construction Industry

Speaker Biography (Farhan Khan)

Farhan Manzoor is an academic researcher in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland, on RFID-based localisation or positioning techniques, systems, and algorithms for indoor environments. He completed his Master's degree at the University of Liverpool, UK in Microelectronic Systems. His industrial work experience was with Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL), Pakistan's biggest Telecommunications and Networks company. He previously lectured at the Department of Electrical Engineering at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan.

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University College Cork is situated in south-west Ireland and was founded as a Queen's College in 1845. The university has 16,000 full-time students. 13,000 are undergraduate students while 3,000 are on postgraduate programmes. 2,800 people work at UCC including more than 800 faculty. UCC is one of the leading research institutions in the State and its research income is consistently one of the highest in the country.
Under the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the chair of IT in AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) provides expertise in the areas of Collaborative Work, Wireless Technologies (such as RFID and mobile computing), Facilities Management and n-dimensional Information Management to industry partners and students.
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