Dr. Omid Ardakanian (University of Alberta)

2022 Winner: Outstanding Achievement in AI/ML Advancement – Energy and Environmental Innovation

WINNER: Dr. Omid ArdakanianComputing Science, University of Alberta

Initiative: Making Buildings Smart and Efficient using Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

The operation of buildings accounts for more than 30% of the total energy consumption in North America. The team has developed machine learning algorithms for data-enabled optimization and control of buildings and energy systems – that reduce energy consumption and improve their indoor environmental quality (IEQ) performance.