Improving Energy Efficiency with Sensor-enhanced IT and Personalized Eco-feedback, POEM (Energy Harvesting and Storage USA 2012)

Dr Milan Milenkovic, Principal Engineer
Intel Corp.
United States


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Presentation Summary

  • End-user participation and engagement are paramount to increasing building energy efficiency
  • Personalized energy and ambient "eco feedback" improves energy efficiency and occupant comfort in buildings
  • User studies and pilot experiences with those
  • Sensing coverage can be significantly improved by sensors built into IT equipment - they are cost effective and easy to deploy and manage in an enterprise

Speaker Biography (Milan Milenkovic)

Milan Milenkovic is a Principal Engineer in Intel Labs, Santa Clara, CA. He has worked in industry and academia, doing research on distributed computing, operating systems and a variety of emerging technologies. He is currently the principal investigator of the POEM project that explores uses of dynamic personal sensing, by integrating data from all sensors that may surround a user in a given setting or time.
Milan earned M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is an ACM Distinguished Engineer.

Company Profile (Intel Corporation)

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