Dr. Alexander M. Zhivov
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Dr. Alexander M. Zhivov is a senior research engineer at the Engineer Research and Development Center Construction Engineering Research Laboratory in Champaign, Illinois. He holds a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA degree.
His are of expertise includes Army-wide facilities energy strategic planning leading to the implementation of new HVAC systems, distributed generation technologies, renewable energy, heating plant modernizations, building commissioning processes, and modeling and analysis tools for installation operations. He develops the framework and concepts of a secure, reliable, and efficient Army installation energy strategy and supporting implementation programs.
Dr. Zhivov is an Operating Agent for the International Energy Agency ECB Program Annex 73 “Towards Net Zero Energy Public Resilient Communities.” Prior to that, he served as an Operating Agent for Annex 46 “Holistic Assessment Tool-kit on Energy Efficient Retrofit Measures for Government Buildings “EnERGo” and Annex 61 “Business and Technical Concepts for Deep Energy Retrofit of Public Buildings.”
Dr. Zhivov is a Fellow and Life Member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers. Authored more than 250 books and technical papers and has been a contributor to National and International Ventilation Guides, and Energy Standards. ⇐ back