Our goal is to have a sustainable energy-positive built environment in 2050. Research at TU/e is aimed at integrating energy technologies in buildings and their environment.
Related research groups
The Urban Energy Focus Area consists of the clusters Smart Grids, Smart Buildings, Smart Processes and Smart Applications.
The following research groups are part of Urban Energy.
Electromechanics and Power Electronics (EPE)
The mission of the EPE group is to carry out fundamental research on electromechanics, power electronics and motion systems.
The BP group focuses on acquiring new knowledge and developing and integrating methods, based on physics research and application.
The goal of the BM research group is obtaining more sustainable, durable and functional materials and products.
The BP group contributes to a sustainable, energy-positive built environment with an optimal indoor environmental quality.
Urban Planning and Transportation
The focus of the Urban Planning Group is on developing models and integrating these into decision support systems for urban planning design...
The research of the BL group focuses on daylight as well as artificial lighting, including both fundamental and applied research.
Stimuli-responsive Functional Materials & Devices
We develop polymers with new responsive functionalities and integrate them into devices, to meet industrial and societal challenges in the...