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Fábio Silva

Research Engineer

Fabio joined IERC team in October 2020, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from FATEC/SP in Brazil, an International Executive MBA in E-business from FGV in Brazil (in partnership with Ohio University/USA), a Postgraduation in Software Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica/ITA in Brazil, a Professional Master’s in Management and Technology in Production Systems from CEETEPS in Brazil and a PhD Researcher position from the School of Electronic Engineering at Dublin City University in Ireland.

Fábio has extensive professional experience, as consultant and entrepreneur (having worked in 5 start-up companies – and as co-founder in two of them). He pioneered the use of multimedia and touch-screen technologies developing hardware, software and services all over Brazil. Later, Fábio had worked in start-up companies of different industries in Brazil: logistics, e-commerce, system integration, EDI solutions, fintech, critical transactional systems and credit cards.

In 2016, Fábio was invited to a PhD programme at Dublin City University (having spent his first PhD year allocated at Universidad San Pablo in Madrid, Spain), and his research comprehends a broad range of technologies, such as Virtual Reality communication performance, Mulsemedia, distributed and scalable e-learning infrastructure, Internet of Things and more.

Fábio’s research has been funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grants 688503 and 870610, and by Science Foundation Ireland grants 13/RC/2094 (Lero), 16/SP/3804(ENABLE) and 12/RC/2289_P2 (Insight). His research presentations and project support gave him the opportunity to participate in many conferences and activities in Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Slovakia and the USA. He also supported undergrads, masters and PhD students.

Fábio joined the International Energy Research (IERC), in October 2020, as a Research Engineer to assist the Energy Informatics Group projects supporting software applications development in building energy management and modelling.

BIM4EEB (H2020)

The IERC recognises the contribution of the European Commission through H2020.
Lead: Brian O’Regan, Fabio Silva, Eoin O'Leidhin, Karen Mould, Farah Tahir
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CENTS is a disruptive technology platform for the electricity sector where citizens and communities will be empowered with the necessary tools, to trade excess electricity generated in their buildings, earn from doing this and to be an integral part of decarbonizing their homes and communities for sustainable living.
Lead: Brian O’Regan, Fabio Silva, Farah Tahir, Karen Mould, Pádraig Lyons
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