Alexander Simons
Biography

Alexander Simons holds a master’s degree in geomatics from the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. Mr Simons joined EIFER in 2015 and is working as a researcher in the Energy Planning and Geosimulation group. His work focuses on spatial data analysis, database management and software development for urban energy models and simulations based on 3D city models. Furthermore, he is actively involved in several standardisation developments of the CityGML standard such as the Energy ADE and the Utility Network ADE.

Articles

Urban Energy Modelling

The visualisation of results from urban energy modelling and simulation is a crucial part of energy research as it is the main communication tool among scientists, engineers and decision-makers. Energy modelling and simulation results are directly linked to spatial objects and 3D therefore becomes a... (read more)