Fried Augenbroe: COA Research Forum
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Since 1997, Fried Augenbroe heads the Building Technology area in the Doctoral Program in the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the USA, where he teaches graduate courses and conducts research in the fields of building performance concepts and simulation, control of smart systems, e-Business, system monitoring and diagnostics. He has also established an active research record in building process studies, construction project management, web hosted collaboration, and knowledge management, dealing with the development of software tools, their interoperability and their business integration. In the field of energy modeling Augenbroe has led large building energy simulation projects for the development and application of energy saving technologies in buildings and residential construction. He has developed building energy performance metrics for large institutional real estate managers such as the General Services Administration in the US. He is also active in the development of Communities of Practice exploiting the emergence of WEB 2.0 social computing environments. As one of the first applications he is developing a CoP in healthcare design.