On 26 November 2020 the Ambassador of the Republic of India H.E. Raj Kumar Srivastava visited the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. As part of the short representative tour through the faculty, he also visited LARES, where he was welcomed by members of the Laboratory in an small pandemic-aware setup.

             


The Ambassador was briefed with current research efforts of the Laboratory, starting with smart buildings control where more details and explanations on how we operate the UNIZGFER skyscrsaper building as a smart building was provided by Dr. Anita Banjac. We have also shown the laboratory set-up of wind turbine in operation under expert guidance of Dr. Nikola Hure. Other parts of the laboratory microgrid were shortly explained, too. Head of the laboratory Prof. Mario Vašak introduced the ambassador to a selection of projects in which the laboratory successfully participates followed with a discussion on industry-faculty cooperation. The visit ended with a panoramic view of Zagreb covered with fog.

             

Author: Ivana Bašljan
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On January 26th, Croatian radio station, Radio Sljeme broadcasted an interview with 3Smart project coordinator dr. sc. Mario Vašak within their science show ''Iz svijeta znanosti''.  Dr. sc. Mario Vašak hosted the show at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing to present the main objectives of the 3Smart project and to familiarize the listeners with the 3Smart concept as well as with the importance of the whole energy sustainability concept. An audio recording of the show can be reproduced by clicking on the following link: Audio

 

Author: Anita Banjac
3Smart - Public presentation of the...

On 16th January 2017 a public presentation of the 3Smart project was held in Zagreb on the premises of University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing who is the lead partner on the project. The event attracted a significant number of participants from different sectors representing government, industry and academia. The project 3Smart is funded by the European Union through the Interreg Danube Transnational Programme.

Author: Kristina Radoš Cvišić
On January 17th, Jutarnji list, Croatian daily newspaper published an article about project 3Smart (Smart Building - Smart Grid - Smart City where the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing is the lead partner. The article highlights the importance of such a project recognizing the need for sustainable, reliable solutions for the transmission, distribution and use of energy resources and the role of the Innovation Centre Nikola Tesla in this and future projects. The article can be found here.

 

Author: Kristina Radoš Cvišić
3Smart project featured in Jutarnji list

On January 2nd, Jutarnji list, Croatian daily newspaper published an article about 10 Croatian innovators. Among them is head of our Laboratory and coordinator of our newest project 3Smart (Smart Building - Smart Grid - Smart City) started with the beginning of the new year, Assoc. Prof. Mario Vašak. 3Smart project is recognized as one of the most promising enablers of the future smart cities and a step forward in making Zagreb a smart city. The article highlights the importance of such a project and the role of the Innovation Centre Nikola Tesla in this and future projects. The article can be reached through the following link: link.

Author: Anita Banjac
ENHEMS-Buildings action was presented on Croatian National Television within the Eko zona show. Eko zona is a weekly TV show on ecology, sustainable development, renewable energy sources, energy savings and environmental protection. One of the objectives of the show is through review of the difficulties and problems, but also positive examples, make viewers familiar with the use of renewable energy sources and care about energy efficiency. The show was broadcasted on 11th November 2015. The related show part be reached through the link next to the text.
Author: Anita Banjac
ENHEMS-Buildings action was presented on Croatian National Television within the Eko zona show. Eko zona is a weekly TV show on ecology, sustainable development, renewable energy sources, energy savings and environmental protection. One of the objectives of the show is through review of the difficulties and problems, but also positive examples, make viewers familiar with the use of renewable energy sources and care about energy efficiency. Action ENHEMS-Buildings is recognized as one of the examples of how to improve the energy efficiency of one the world’s biggest energy consumers - buildings, through the use of advanced control algorithms and consolidation between industry and science. The show was broadcasted on 3th December 2014. The related show part can be reached through the link next to the text.
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Author: Anita Banjac