Name and surname: Daniel Rolph Schneider
 
Academic title: Full Professor
Year and institution of PhD obtained: 2015, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and naval Architecture, University of Zagreb
Address: Medveščak 21, HR-10000 Zagreb; Croatia
Phone: +385 1 6168 157
Fax: +385 1 6156 940
E-mail: daniel.schneider@fsb.hr
Personal web page: powerlab.fsb.hr/daniel
Citizenship: Croatian
Date and place of birth: 28th October 1967, Zagreb, Republic of Croatia
 
WORK EXPERIENCE
(CHRONOLOGICALLY)
 
Date (from – until): 2012-present
Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment
Position: Head of the Power Engineering and Energy Management Chair
 
Date (from – until): 2015-present
Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment
Position: Full Professor
 
Date (from – until): 2010-present
Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment
Position: Associate Professor
Work field: education and research: energy conversion technologies, renewable energy systems, environmental protection and climate change (greenhouse gas emissions), waste management systems, waste-to-energy technologies, numerical simulations (CFD energy transfer, combustion, radiation, and SOx and NOx pollutant modelling)
 
Date (from – until): 2003-2010
Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment
Position: Assistant Professor
Work field: education and research: energy conversion technologies, renewable energy systems, environmental protection and climate change (greenhouse gas emissions), waste management and waste-to-energy technologies, numerical simulations (CFD combustion, radiation, SOx and NOx pollutant modelling)
 
Date (from – until): 2007-2009
Institution: Ministry of environmental protection, physical planning and construction
Position: Assistant Minister
Work field: Environmental Protection, Waste Management, Climate Change, Emissions to the atmospheres, Environmental Impact Assessment
 
Date (from – until): 2004-2007
Institution: Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund of Republic of Croatia
Position: Head of the Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency Programs and Projects Department
Work field: renewable energy sources, energy efficiency financing
 
Date (from – until): 1993-2003
Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment
Position: Assistant
Work field: research: energy conversion technologies, renewable energy systems, numerical simulations (CFD in the field of combustion, energy transfer, specially radiation, and pollutant modelling)
 
EDUCATION
(CHRONOLOGICALLY)
 
Date: 1998-2001
Place: Power Engineering Department
Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and naval Architecture, University of Zagreb
Title of qualification awarded: Doctoral study (PhD)
 
Date: 1997-1998
Place: Research student at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Strength of Material Section
Institution: Imperial College, London, UK
Title of qualification awarded: Postgraduate study
 
Date: 1993-1997
Place: Postgraduate study of Power Engineering
Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and naval Architecture, University of Zagreb
Title of qualification awarded: M.Phil. (Ms)
 
Date: 1987-1993
Place: Undergraduate study of Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and naval Architecture, University of Zagreb
Title of qualification awarded: B.Sc. (MEng equivalent), 5 years program
 
TRAINING
 
Year: 2012
Place: Zaragoza (Spain)
Institution: University of Zaragoza
Subject and skills covered: ERASMUS EU mobility program, teaching/collaboration
 
Year: 2009
Place: Dubrovnik (Croatia)
Institution: WWF, International Hydropower Association
Subject and skills covered: Sustainable Hydropower production and operation
 
Year: 2007
Place: Wilton Park (UK)
Institution: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) and Foreign Office UK
Subject and skills covered: Climate and Energy Security – towards a Low Carbon Economy
 
Year: 2004
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Institution: KTH, Stockholm
Subject and skills covered: Study visit to KTH and Renewable Energy Facilities in Northern Sweden
 
Year: 2004
Place: Seoul, South Korea
Institution: KEMCO, KOICA
Subject and skills covered: Energy Efficiency and Conservation course
 
LANGUAGES
 
MOTHER TONGUE: Croatian
ENGLISH LANGUAGE: yes
Speaking: fluent
Writing: fluent
Reading: fluent
 
OTHER FOREIGN LANGUAGES
 
Language: Italian
Speaking: very good
Writing: good
Reading: very good
 
RESEARCH AND OTHER PROJECTS
(CHRONOLOGICALLY; LEADER AND ASSOCIATES; FUNDING SOURCE)
 
Past Projects (not all listed):
 
- INNOVER-EAST - Building a more effective pathway leading from research to innovation through cooperation between the European Union and Eastern Partnership countries in the field of energy efficiency, 2014.-2017, FP7 programme (EU), Project manager
 
- Planning of 100 RES Communities by Use and Combination of Total-Site Integration and Renewislands Methodologies (SLOCRORES), scientific-technological collaboration Slovenia-Croatia (Croatian Ministry of Science), (2014-2015.), Project coordinator
 
- Improving capacity of Jordanian Research in Integrated Renewable Energy and Water supply (JoRIEW), FP7 programme (EU), Croatian partner coordinator
 
- Optimizing introduction of new technologies into regional energy system (Croatia, National Scientific Research Project), Co-worker
 
- Financing Renewable Energy Sources, Energy efficiency and Sustainable Buildings projects (National competitive bidding), FZOEU, Project Manager
 
- Financing Energy Audits in Industrial and Service Sectors and Renewable Energy Sources and Energy efficiency Demonstration Activities, FZOEU & MINGORP, Project Manager
 
- Advanced Decentralised Energy Generation Systems in Western Balkans (ADEG), 6th Framework Programme (FP6, EU), Task 1 Project Coordinator
 
- Environmental Guidelines for the Region of Western Balkans (WEB-ENV), FP6 program (EU)
 
- Development of FIRETM Code, AVL (Austria), Senior Expert Advisor
 
- Optimizing introduction of new technologies into regional energy system (Croatia, National Scientific Research Project), Co-worker
 
- Multicriterial optimization of power systems’ operation (Croatia, National Scientific Research Project), Co-worker
 
- Advanced Analysis Tools to Predict Failure Mechanisms in Thermal Barrier Coating coated and uncoated Single Crystal Superalloys, Imperial College (EU financed), Co-worker
 
- Technical, technological and ecological requirements on burners reconstruction – possibility of simultaneous dual fuel combustion, CTT, HEP (Croatia)
 
- Implementation of a New Oil Combustion Model into the FIRETM Code, AVL (Austria)
 
- Environmental Guidelines for the Region of Western Balkans (WEB-ENV)“, FP6 program (EU)
 
- LIFE Third Countries: Sustainable Development of Croatian capacity in CHP (Cogeneration) sector (EU)
 
- Advanced Control Technologies in Thermal Power Plants (Croatia, National Scientific Research Project);
 
- Heat and Mass Transfer in Thermal Power Plants (Croatia, National Scientific Research Project)
 
- Collaboration with Croatian National Electricity Company on project of Power Plant “Jertovac” (Croatia)
 
- Development of Fast Steam Production Generator LN-400, “Ventilator” (Croatia)
 
TEACHING
(CHRONOLOGICALLY; UNDERGRADUATE, GRADUATE , POSTGRADUATE STUDY PROGRAMMES)
 
- since 2016, Undergraduate study of Mechanical Engineering (FSB), course: Energy Recovery of waste and waste materials
 
- since 2012, Undergraduate study of Mechanical Engineering (FSB), courses: Power plants design
 
- 2010, 2013 Alternative and Traditional Power Generation Methods, master study, Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MACST), MCAST (Malta)/Fraunhofer institute (Germany)
 
- since 2010, Undergraduate study of Mechanical Engineering (FSB), course: Waste Management
 
- since 2007, Undergraduate study of Mechanical Engineering (FSB), courses: Distributed Energy Generation, Modelling of Combustion and Radiation, Boilers, Project PE
 
- since 2008, Energy Systems, Colleague for security (VŠS Zagreb)
 
- since 2006, Doctoral study of Mechanical Engineering (FSB), course: Development of modern thermal power plants
 
- 2004-2005, Sustainable Energy Engineering – International Master of Science Programme (FSB & KTH Stockholm, Sweden), courses: Introduction to Energy Technology, Sustainable Power Generation, Applied Heat and Power Technology
 
- 2003-2005, Expert study of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection (FER & Institute for Energy Technology)
 
- 2004, Workshop on Energy Efficiency in Small and Medium Enterprises in Croatia, FER (REC & Ministry of environmental protection of Republic of Italy)
 
- since 1998, Steam Generators (FSB), Thermal Power Plant Technology (FSB),Boilers (FSB)
 
VISITS TO FOREIGN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
(CHRONOLOGICALLY; ONLY VISITS LONGER THAN 3 MONTHS)
 
1997-1998 (1 year), Research student at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Strength of Material Section, Imperial College, London, UK
 
2010, 2013 Alternative and Traditional Power Generation Methods, Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MACST)
 
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(CHRONOLOGICALLY)
 
 
ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
(CHRONOLOGICALLY; ORGANIZATION OF HOME AND INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE EVENTS )
 
Member of the International Scientific Committee, Local Organizing Committee and the secretary of Special Session Programme Committee of the Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES)
 
Participation in setting up and moderating Powerlab; research and education computer laboratory of the Power Engineering Department
 
MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENCE ORGANIZATIONS AND BODIES
(CHRONOLOGICALLY; HOME AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND BODIES)
 
- from 2016. member of the Management Committee COST Action CM1404 (representative of Croatia)
 
- member of the „Education & Training working group“ at „DHC+ Technology Platform“, 2014 and 2015
 
- member of the Waste management Section of the Scientific Council for the Protection of Nature in the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU)
 
- since 2009, member of the scientific council of the international Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems
 
- since 2008, member of the Croatian section of the international Combustion Institute
 
- since 2009, member of the supervisory board of the Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES Centre)
 
- 2010, member of the scientific council of the international conference “Sustainable Development and Climate Change”, Niš, Serbia
 
-2011, member of the scientific council of the “24th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems“ (ECOS 2011), Novi Sad, Serbia
 
- since 2010, member of the scientific council of the international conference “Power and Process Plants” and co-event “International Forum on Renewable Energy Sources”
 
COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, BOARDS AND WORK GROUPS
(CHRONOLOGICALLY; HOME AND INTERNATIONAL)
 
- since 2008, member of the board of the Croatian section of the international Combustion Institute
 
- since 2009, member of the Management board of the Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES Centre)
 
- member of the working body for the Croatian Low-Emission Development Strategy (LEDS)
 
- member of the Committee for Inter-sectoral Coordination of Policies and Measures to Mitigate Climate Change of the Republic of Croatia
 
- was a member of the expert committee for the review of the National energy strategy of the Republic of Croatia as well as the member of the Project Council for that Strategy
 
- was a member of the working group for the revision of the National strategy for Protection of Landscape- and Bio-Diversity of the Republic of Croatia
 
- was a member of the extended working group for the EU-Croatia negotiations for the chapter “Energy” and also participated in the work of working group for the EU-Croatia negotiations for the chapter “Environment”
 
- was a member of the Joint Commission to monitor the IPA Component II, Cross-border cooperation, the bilateral program of the Republic of Croatia-Slovenia, as well as a bilateral program of the Republic of Croatia and Hungary
 
- was the vice president of the Commission for the Environment Impact Assessment for the Municipal waste thermal treatment facility of the City of Zagreb
 
OTHER RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
(CHRONOLOGICALLY; CHIEF EDITOR OR EDITOR OF RESEARCH BOOK, HOME AND INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNALS, HOME AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS AND OTHER)
 
Managing editor of the special issue of the journal Thermal Science dedicated to the international Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems
 
Guest-editor of the special issues of the journal Waste Mangement & Research dedicated to the SDEWES Conference. Also Guest-editor on several other international journals: Progress in Industrial Ecology and journal Int. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology
 
Editor of the proceedings of the international Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
 
COMPUTER SKILLS
 
Capable of working in Program languages: C, FORTRAN, BASIC, Applications: FLUENT, GATECYCLE, AutoCAD, MathCAD, etc.
 
Training courses: C/C++, NISA, FLUENT, Zagreb (Croatia)
 
OTHER IMPORTANT SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NOTES
 
Identification number from Records of Scientific Workers: 204335
 
Publications listed in the CROSBI database: http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=204335