Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

External Quality Control Board

Prof. Carla Isabel Montagud Montalvá

Carla Montagud currently works at the Institute for Energy Engineering (IUIIE), Universitat Politècnica de València. Carla does research in Industrial Engineering. Her research activity, as a member of the thermal area of ​​the IUIIE, ​​focuses on the Design, Modeling, Energy Analysis and Techno-Economic Optimisation of complex energy systems for the production of heating, cooling and domestic hot water. She is the deputy director of sustainable development of the school of industrial engineering (ETSII) at UPV and director of the Chair of Urban Energy Transition (CATENERG) at the UPV. 

Prof. José Carlos Lourenço Quadrado

Professor José Carlos Quadrado is a distinguished figure in electrical engineering and higher education management and a leader in the Engineering Accreditation field. With degrees from renowned institutions and extensive leadership experience, he has contributed significantly to international organizations and accreditation efforts. His innovative projects in renewable energy, sustainability, and electric vehicles have earned him international recognition. As a prolific author and editor, he continues to drive excellence in engineering education and practice.

External Advisory Board

Prof. Carmelina Cosmi

Carmelina Cosmi (M.Sc. in Physics, Ph.D.) is head of the Energy and Climate (E&C) Unit at CNR-IMAA. Her skills and expertise concern energy systems analysis and modeling, rational use of resources, energy-environment policy evaluation, sustainable development and smart governance. She has been a thematic expert, scientific coordinator, and policy advisor in several international research projects funded by the EU Framework Programs (FP6, FP7, H2020), the LIFE program, the ERDF (including Interreg MED,SEE, and ADRION), and various national projects.  She has participated in the Urban Europe Research Alliance since its founding. She is also an author of several articles published in international journals and a reviewer for many ISI journals.

Prof. Cheng Long

Dr. Cheng, a Full Professor at NCEPU in Beijing, leads the Distributed Systems Group, focusing on distributed computing, deep reinforcement learning, and process mining. Previously, he held positions at Dublin City University and University College Dublin in Ireland, Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, and TU Dresden in Germany. He obtained his PhD from the National University of Ireland Maynooth and has collaborated extensively in areas such as network-aware computing systems, DRL-based system optimization, IoT edge systems, cloud-based process mining, privacy-preserving data processing, energy data analytics, and cloud security. Dr. Cheng is a Senior Member of the IEEE and serves as Co-Chair of the Journal of Cloud Computing.