Innovation Begins At Home
*** 5.00pm ***
Tuesday 10th December 2013
Robert Recorde Room, Faraday Building, Swansea University
Followed by a reception
The event is free and open to all
Dr Andy Stanford-Clark, IBM's Chief Technologist for Smarter Energy, will explain how his hobby of home automation and his passion for energy saving at home, have led to projects that have helped alleviate energy poverty in social housing, and are providing new ideas for consumer behaviour change and the future smart energy grid, which will include a mixture of micro-generation, electric vehicles, demand management, storage technologies and novel fuels for transport.
Dr Andy Stanford-Clark is the Chief Technologist for IBM's consulting business in Energy and Utilities for the UK and Ireland. He is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, and "Master Inventor" with more than 40 patents. Andy is based at IBM's Hursley Park laboratories in the UK, and specialises in remote telemetry, energy monitoring and management, Smart Metering and Smart Grid technologies. He has a particular interest in home energy monitoring, home automation, demand-side management, and driving consumer behaviour change. Andy has a BSc in Computing and Mathematics, and a PhD in Computer Science. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society.