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Bowen Lab Faculty

Bowen Director


Amit Varma
Karl H. Kettelhut Professor in Civil Engineering and Director of Bowen Laboratory
(765) 496-3419

Bowen Faculty

Panagiota Karava

Jack and Kay Hockema Professor in Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Office: HAMP HAMP G167A
Campus Phone: +1 765 49-44573
Fax: +1 765 49-40644
Street Address
CIVIL
Specialty Research Areas
Architectural Engineering
Affiliations
Bowen Laboratory
Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
Center for High Performance Buildings
Degrees Earned

Ph.D., Concordia University, 2008 M.A.Sc., Concordia University, 2002 B.Sc., National Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2000
Research Interests
  • Smart buildings, intelligent building operation, system identification, model predictive control
  • Human-building interactions, personalized control, self-tuned environments
  • Smart and connected energy-aware residential communities
  • Energy efficient and mixed-mode buildings, innovative energy and comfort delivery systems
  • Solar technology integration in building operation
Is this Faculty Member on Sabbatical
No
Is this Faculty Member Emeritus?
No
Is This Person Eligible for Teaching Awards?
Yes
Flag Faculty as Courtesy, Joint, or Visiting
N/A
Yes
Role within a Committee
Member
No
Yes
Yes
No
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No

Bowen Lab Staff

Panagiota Karava

Jack and Kay Hockema Professor in Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Office: HAMP HAMP G167A
Campus Phone: +1 765 49-44573
Fax: +1 765 49-40644
Street Address
CIVIL
Specialty Research Areas
Architectural Engineering
Affiliations
Bowen Laboratory
Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
Center for High Performance Buildings
Degrees Earned

Ph.D., Concordia University, 2008 M.A.Sc., Concordia University, 2002 B.Sc., National Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2000
Research Interests
  • Smart buildings, intelligent building operation, system identification, model predictive control
  • Human-building interactions, personalized control, self-tuned environments
  • Smart and connected energy-aware residential communities
  • Energy efficient and mixed-mode buildings, innovative energy and comfort delivery systems
  • Solar technology integration in building operation
Is this Faculty Member on Sabbatical
No
Is this Faculty Member Emeritus?
No
Is This Person Eligible for Teaching Awards?
Yes
Flag Faculty as Courtesy, Joint, or Visiting
N/A
Yes
Role within a Committee
Member
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No