Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb
Laboratory for Energy Efficiency
Professor Tea Žakula leads the Laboratory for Energy Efficiency at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Croatia. She collaborates with numerous international research institutions and industry on the topics of advanced building control, energy modeling and optimization. She holds a Master of Science (2010) and Doctor of Philosophy (2013) degrees obtained from the MIT (USA), with major in energy and minor in business. In addition to her academic work, she also serves as an expert for the European Commission in the evaluation of Horizon projects, and as a member of the Board for Energy Transition at the Office of the President of Croatia. Professor Zakula has also served as a special adviser to the minister in the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy, as well as a member of several committees in the Ministry of Construction and Ministry of Science and Education.