GAGLIANO Antonio


Professore Associato
Settore scientifico disciplinare di riferimento FISICA TECNICA AMBIENTALE (ING-IND/11)
Ateneo Università degli Studi di CATANIA 
Struttura di afferenza Dipartimento di INGEGNERIA ELETTRICA ELETTRONICA E INFORMATICA 
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Orari di ricevimento

Lunedì 11:00 -13:00 Martedì 9:00-11:00

Curriculum

Curriculum Vitae
PROF. ING. ANTONIO GAGLIANO


Faculty of Engineering
Department of Engineering Electric, Electronic and Informatics
Viale Andrea Doria, 6 – 95125 Catania-Italy

Tel.+39.095.7382453
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E-Mail: antonio.gagliano@dieei.unict.it


EDUCATION

- MSc (Laurea) in Civil Engineering with full marks and honours (1991)
- PhD in Environmental Applied Physics, University of Palermo – Title of thesis : “Utilization of a three-dimensional fluid dynamic code for the study of the dispersion of gas pollutant in atmosphere(1998)

EMPLOYMENT AND CAREER
In 1999 he obtained an award for the research titled “ Technological newness on the productive process of construction material utilizing industrial waste” by the University of Catania.
Since 2001, he is Assistant Professor in Environmental Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Catania
- Since 2017 he has obtained National Scientific Qualification for the role of Associate professor

TEACHING AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITY

He teaches at Engineering Faculty of University of Catania following academic courses: Environmental Applied Physics, Environmental Control Techniques ( since 2001).
Supervisor of more than 50 Thesis of master Decree and Ph.D. Thesis.
Scientific supervisor for research contract, scholarship, research grant activated within research projects.
Scientific Manager of the Laboratory of Applied and Building Physics of the Department of Industrial Engineering
Member of the academic senate of the University of Catania (from 2012 to 2016)
Member of the Board of the Department of engineering electric, electronic and informatics ( from 2017 up now)
Secretary of the Council of the Course the master degree in Engineering for Environment and Territory ( from 2017 up now)
Member of the board of professors of the research doctorate: "Ingegneria dei Sistemi, Energetica, Informatica e delle Telecomunicazioni"


SCIENTIFIC COMMITMENTS

- MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD:
International Journal of Sustainability in Energy and Buildings'; African Journal of Environmental Science And Technology;
The Open Civil Engineering Journal; AIMS Energy
-GUEST EDITOR
Int.J. Renew. Energy Technology (2014), Int.J. Energy and Building (2015)
- REVIEWER ACTIVITY
Reviwer for more than 20 international journals and International conferences indexes by Scopus
- INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:
Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (2011-2016, 2018,2019), Renewable Energies and Power Quality (2011-up now); Mediterranean Green Energy Forum (2015), International Conference on New Energy and Sustainable Development, NESD 2017, ICEERE2018,
-ADVISORY COMMITTEE IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES :
International Renewable Energy Congress (2011-2016), Health Risk ( 2011-2014);
He has organized and coordinate the following special sessions:
Impact of innovative integrated solar technologies on the energy performance of buildings at MGEF conference ( 2013)
Net Zero Energy Building at ICRPQ conference (2013-2018)
The contribute of building integrated solar technologies to achieve the challenge of NET Zero Energy Building at SEB-15 conference (2015)
Towards Zero Carbon Building at IREC conference (2015)
Measuring and mitigating the Urban Heat Island effect at SEB - 17 conference (2017)

- CHAIRMAN IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES (oral session)
IREC 2012,2014 – Session: “Solar Thermal Energy”
ICRPQ 2013 Session: “Net Zero Energy Building”
MGEF 2013 Session: “Impact of innovative integrated solar technologies on the energy performance of buildings” at
IREC 2015 Session: “Towards Zero Carbon Building
UIT 2018 Session: “Heat transfer and efficiency, in energy system, environmental technologies, and buildings (part II) “
13th SDEWES Conference 2018 Session: “ Advanced Energy Conversion “
- ASSOCIATED MEMBER IN SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS:
AICARR (Italian Air conditioning heating and refrigerating engineers)
AIDI (Italian Illuminating Association), ANIT ( National Association for the Thermal and Acoustic Insulation) , AIGE ( Associazione Italiana Gestione dell’Energia) , FTI ( Associazione della Fisica Tecnica Italiana), IBPSA – ITALY (International Building Performance Simulation Association – Italy), KES International, International Association of Building Physics (IABP)

RESPONSIBLE of ERASMUS AGREEMENTS
1)University of Valladolid, 2) Technical University of Crete 3) Università di Corsica Pasquale Paoli


AWARD AND RECOGNITIONS
The article “Technical and economic perspective for repowering of micro hydro power plants: A case study of an early XX century power plant “ received the award of Best Paper at the conference SEB14
The article” Effect of glazing type on the performance of a Trombe wall in Tunisia” received the award of Best Paper at the conference 6th International Renewable Energy Congress, IREC 2015
Recognition of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing by the journals Energy and Building, Building and Environment, Sustainable Cities and Society, Energy Conversion And Management, Renewable Energy
- Fellow of the Wessex Institute of Technology
- Keynote speaker at the conference Sustainability in Energy and Buildings in Lisbon ( 2015)
- INVITED SPEAKERS " at the 13th SDEWES Conference, Palermo, 9-10 October 2018
- Registration in the register of REPRISE auditors
- Admitted to the MIUR financing program for of the basic research activities (FABR) – (2017/2018)
- VISITING RESEARCHER at the University of Lleda (22-28 February 2019)

SCIENTIFIC PARTNER AND RESEARCH PROJECT

Scientific Responsible in the Project “FCCS” ( Continue Façade with integrated Solar Collector) financed by POR Sicilia ( 2013-2015)
Scientific Responsible of the agreement between University of Catania and Randazzo Municipality for the development of the SEAP of Randazzo City (Sicily)
Participant to the Project “BIO4BIO” Energetic and Biomolecular enhancement of residual biomass of the agribusiness and fisheries financed by PON ( 2013-2015)
Participant to the Project “PRIN 2009” New methodologies for energy improvement in building construction in the Etnea aerial” financed by MIUR ( 2009-2012)
Participant to the Project “PRIN 2015” La ricerca per i PAES: una piattaforma per le municipalità partecipanti al Patto dei Sindaci (Research for SEAP: a platform for municipalities taking part in the Covenant of Mayors) financed by MIUR ( 2017-2020)
Participant to the Project “The integration of PV and PVT systems into building in the Mediterranean Area: numerical and experimental study on efficiency and building compatibility “financed by University of Catania ”- FIR (2014-2015)
Participant to the Erasmus+ Project “Modernizing Learning and Teaching for Architecture through Smart and Long-lasting Partnerships leading to sustainable and inclusive development strategies to Vitalize Heritage Villages through Innovative Technologies” VVITA
Participant to the research “Seismic and Energy Renovation Strategies for Sustainable Buildings “conducted in partnership between University of Catania, the “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning, Bucharest and URBAN INCD INCERC, National Institute for Research and Development in Construction, Urban Planning and Sustainable Spatial Development, Bucharest,
Participant to the research project EWAS
Participant as External Expert in the study” DEFINE URBAN SUSTAINABILITY” conducted by the Research Methodology Group, of Wageningen University (The Netherlands)
Participant to the IEA task 60 “Application of PVT collectors and new solutions in HVAC systems” of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme
Participant to the Research Project “Assessment of novel tools for mapping the energy demand of urban districts and for planning appropriate optimization and mitigation strategies” financed by the Department of Electric, Electronics and Informatics of University of Catania.
- Participant, as Principal Investigator of University of Catania, in the drafting of the Research Project Key Enabling Lab Italia Malta (KELIM) submitted to the INTERREG V-A Italy-Malta in partnership with Rosolini Municipality (SR), Università di Catania; Noto Municipality (SR), MITA Innovation Hub (MIH) Matlab; and The voice Language School, (not financed)
- Participant to drafting of the Research Project “Hybrid renewable energy and water storage systems for the rural built environment in coastal zones” submitted to the 7th EU RTD Framework Programme ERANETMED Energy and Environment (Call identifier RQ2-2016) (not financed)
Participant to the drafting of the Research Project “Reverse Osmosis Desalination Driven by Vertical Axis Wind Turbines for Coastal Rural Zones” submitted to the ERANETMED2-72-041, HEWS-RBE (2016) (not financed)
- Participant to the drafting of Scientific Project “Integrate photovoltaic (PV) systems into plug-in electrical (PEV) and hybrid (PHEV) vehicles” submitted at the Galileo Program 2012-2013 (not financed)
-Participant to the drafting of the Scientific Project “Monitoring and diagnostics of photovoltaic modules and experimental analysis” submitted at the Galileo Program 2015-2016 (not financed)
Consultant for many Public and Private firms and institutions, such as: APEA (Agency for the Energy and Environment of the Enna’s province), IACP ( Institute for the public housing of Catania and Enna) various Municipalities (Caltagirone, Bronte, Piazza Armerina, Catania etc) and industrial enterprise (Bonatti, ASP Enna).

AREAS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
- Author of more than 130 articles published in international journal (50) and conference proceedings (80), the main area of interest are: Buildings Energy Efficiency, Building Acoustic, Environmental Acoustic, Environmental Air Quality (EAQ), Air Pollution, Renewables Energy ( solar thermal, photovoltaic, wind, biomasses ), Energy Policy, HVAC plants , Fluid dynamic analysis of ventilated structure, Heat transfer and thermal comfort