Developing integrated strategies for efficient, creative and accessible zero-carbon cities

Credit: Concordia University

Ursula Eicker is a physicist and directed the Research Centre for Sustainable Energy Technology at Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences. She got her Ph.D.  in Solid State Physics from Heriot Watt University, Department of Physics, Edinburgh in Great Britian.

She has led innovative and international large research projects on district scale energy efficiency in buildings and sustainable energy supply systems.

Ursula Eicker has been named as Concordia’s new Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities. 

She has built a team composed of energy planners, designers, philosophers, biologists and building engineers to develop integrated strategies for efficient, creative and accessible zero-carbon cities.

To know more about their project of decarbonized cities, visit the Concordia University post.