Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Serdar Celik, PhD, will present “Designing HVAC Systems with Surrounding Environmental Challenges and Opportunities in Mind” on Sunday, Sept. 27 during the ZeroBuild Virtual Forum ’20. Celik, associate professor in the SIUE School of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, is also serving as a moderator during the live-stream event that began Wednesday, Sept. 23.
“ZeroBuild Forum ’20 is an international event with 136 speakers from 35 countries in 48 sessions,” Celik said. “It is a premier global event held in a virtual environment, convening key private and public leaders worldwide and enabling network among top industry leaders.”
Celik will present during the Zero Energy Buildings and Climatic Data session. “My presentation will cover my industrial experience and research at SIUE in the HVAC field,” he said. “For enhanced building energy efficiency, I will also be including some of our green roof studies I have been conducting in collaboration with Dr. Susan Morgan and Dr. Bill Retzlaff.”
Additionally, Celik will moderate the Zero Energy Buildings in Hot Climates session.
ZeroBuild Forum ’20 presents the latest in building science combined with real-work application and problem-solving. The digital conference provides exclusive networking opportunities and keynote presentations on how to leverage zero energy building business. Senior private and public sector leaders from around the world engage with top industry leaders through interactive and intuitive capabilities. The intent is to deliver net zero carbon buildings and is dedicated to supporting market transformation towards 100% zero energy buildings.