Background and activities

Mohamed Hamdy is an Associate Professor at The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NTNU. He has 15 years of experience in teaching, research, and consultation within building performance simulation and optimization. Previously, M. Hamdy worked as a senior consultant at METABUILD GmbH in Germany, as a senior scientist at Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e) in the Netherlands, as a fellowship researcher at Aalto University in Finland, and as a teaching assistant as well as industrial consultant at Helwan university in Egypt. M. Hamdy is an expert in building performance simulation (BPS), building automation systems (BAS), multi-objective optimization (MOO), life cycle cost analysis (LCCA), and building information modeling (BIM). He has 50 peer-reviewed publications. He has 2086 citations, h-index: 18, and i10-index: 27. M.Hamdy has supervised 23 master students and 7 ongoing Ph.D. theses. In Norway, he is a partner in ZEN center (a research project within Zero Emission Neighborhoods in Smart Cities). Internationally, he is an active member of the International Energy Agency – Energy in Building and Communities program (IEA EBC) and a partner in the Horizon Europe project (ARV) as well as the H2020 projects TRAN-URBAN-EU-CHINA and QUANTUM. He is a steering committee and advisory board member for the research projects: ‘’OCCuPANt’’ funded by the University of Liège, Council for Research and Development. M.Hamdy is also a collaborator in the project ‘’The optimal transitions from interactively-isolated systems to the mutually-integrated unity between zero-energy building(s) and zero-energy vehicle(s)”, funded by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University Grants Committee (UGC). In addition, he is an associate editor for the Journal ‘’Frontiers in Built Environment ‘’, and a certified reviewer for the Journals: ‘’Applied Energy’’ and ‘’Energy and Buildings’’.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications