Prof. Isaac A. Meir, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)

Prof. Isaac A. Meir is a Professor at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept., Faculty of Engineering Sciences (since 2018); and Desert Architecture & Urban Planning Unit (since 1986), J. Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel. Affiliated also to the BGU Energy and Sustainability Centre, and the School for Sustainability and Climate Change. His research interests include sustainable design in arid zones; Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE); Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ); Life Cycle Energy Analysis (LCEA); Zero Energy Settlements; energy and tall buildings. He participates in the design of environmentally conscious, experimental projects in deserts and he is a consultant to the Israel Ministries of Construction and Housing; Energy Water and Infrastructures; Israel Land Administration; and Standards Institute of Israel. He heads multidisciplinary teams focusing on green technologies and sustainable development. He is also a recipient of 11 national and international awards, including Israel Green Building Council Award for Leadership in Green Building (2016).


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