Luigi Gentile Polese
Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Labs
Luigi Gentile Polese is a Senior Engineer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Commercial Buildings Research group, where he oversees software development of next-generation whole-building energy modeling, analysis and simulation tools. Recently, he also led projects investigating occupancy sensing and controls, wireless sensors networks for plug load energy monitoring and management, and power distribution systems in buildings. He has over 22 years of prior experience in telecommunications R&D programs with companies including AT&T Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, and Avaya, where he held senior technical positions in networking protocol specifications, call control software, and requirements engineering. Mr. Gentile Polese has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electronic Engineering and currently holds three U.S. patents with two additional patents pending.