Professor @ University of Split
Sandro Nižetić, PhD, is Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (FESB) at University of Split (Croatia). He has finished his PhD thesis at the age of 28 as the youngest PhD in the history of his Faculty and he got Dean Award for overall success during the study period, state prize for the research for 2016 as well as research award for 2018 from University of Split. He has experience in theoretical and applied thermodynamics, HVAC systems, energy efficiency in buildings, rational usage of energy, utilization of renewable energy sources, and more than fifteen years of the teaching experience. From 2005 he is an ASHRAE member and also ASHRAE student branch advisor at University of Split. From 2009 to 2013 he was UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) project coordinator in Croatia on projects related to the implementation of Energy Efficiency measures in public buildings. He was also the head of the research project from 2008 to 2013 related to the development of a novel energy concept (solar power plant with short diffuser). He served as a deputy minister in the ministry of construction and spatial planning in the Croatian government and he was also a vice dean for the research at faculty of FESB. He has visited several research and educational institutions worldwide as visiting researcher or as visiting lecturer and he is author of more than eighty research and conference papers as well as also several techno-economic professional case studies. He has organized and chaired several international conferences and co-founder of the SpliTech conference (International conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies). He is head of the laboratory for thermodynamics and energy efficiency at Faculty of FESB, University of Split (LTEF-Laboratory). He is Co Editor in Chief of Energy Sources Part A journal (Taylor&Franics), Associate Editor in International Journal of Energy Research (Wiley) and Associate Editor in Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier).