Ursula Eicker is a Professor and Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) for Next-Generation Cities at Concordia University. She is a physicist, having held leadership positions at the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences and its Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies. For more than two decades she has led innovative research projects on energy efficiency in buildings and sustainable energy supply systems – work explored in her six books and over 400 publications. Now, at Concordia, she is leading a team of energy planners, designers, philosophers, biologists and building engineers to develop integrated strategies for efficient, creative, and accessible zero-carbon cities.
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