Lurian Pires Klein*

University of Coimbra


Received Sylff fellowship in 2017.
FR: University of Coimbra (Portugal)
TO: LUT School of Engineering Science & LUT School of Energy Systems (Finland)

Academic supervisor: Dr. Giovanni Allegretti & Dr. Manuel G. Silva
Current affiliation: MIT Portugal Initiative, Energy for Sustainability Programme, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
5-year Bachelor Programme in Civil Engineering at the State University of Maringa, Brazil; 1-year study abroad programme at the University of Melbourne, Australia (under the Science Without Borders scholarship); 4-year MIT Portugal PhD programme on Sustainable Energy Systems at the University of Coimbra, Portugal (under the Sylff Fellowship programme); Project Manager at Virtual Power Solutions since 2016 (nationwide & European-wide Innovation Action and Demonstration Projects in the fields of Energy Communities, Energy Efficiency, Smart Grids, Demand-side Management, etc.); Co-founder of the Energy Summer startup (which aims to unlock new ways to monetise CO2 emissions reduction at the energy community level); +20 publications/conference papers; participation in 8 summer schools across the world; I am the Brazilian ambassador of the UNESCO KidzBookHub Global Village Reading Series organised by the UNESCO Observatory on Multidisciplinary Research in the Arts in Australia.

SRA2019-1: Discussions with experts at LUT School of Engineering Science and LUT School of Energy Systems (Lappeenranta campus), as well as potential discussions with other experts in my fields in other campuses across Finland; Costs associated with the presentation of the work developed at LUT during my Research Abroad Period at the International Conference on Environmental Psychology (ICEP) 2019 in Plymouth, UK between Sept 4-6, 2019.

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