Alfonso Capozzoli

Full Professor (L. 240)
Department of Energy (DENERG)

  • Data Manager sui temi dello sviluppo sostenibile con riferimento ad energia e acqua
  • Member of Interdepartmental Center SmartData@PoliTO - Big Data and Data Science Laboratory
  • Member of of the Information Technology Strategies Commission
  • Member Specialising Master’s Programmes and Lifelong Learning School


Research interests

Building automation and control systems
Building energy performance
Control of active ad responsive building envelope
Data driven building energy modeling
Energy data analytics
Energy demand side management
Energy management and information systems
Fault detection and diagnosis in energy systems
Grid-interactive efficient buildings
Intelligent buildings

Scientific branch

(Area 0009 - Industrial and information engineering)

Research topics

  • Adaptive control strategies to support novel paradigms of predictive energy management and optimisation in smart buildings. Details at
  • Advanced control for active and responsive envelope components. Details at
  • Coordinated and cooperative energy management in cluster of buildings. Details at
  • Data-analytics based Decision Support Systems for enhancing energy management in buildings. Details at


ERC sectors

PE6_7 - Artificial intelligence, intelligent systems, multi agent systems
PE8_6 - Energy processes engineering
PE6_12 - Scientific computing, simulation and modelling tools
PE7_3 - Simulation engineering and modelling


Goal 4: Quality education
Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

Editorial boards

  • ENERGY AND AI (2023-), Editorial board member
  • SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, GRIDS AND NETWORKS (2023-), Editorial board member
  • ENERGY AND AI (2021-), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • ENERGIES (2020-), Editorial board member
  • ENERGIES (2020-2021), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • SCI (2020-), Editorial board member
  • SMART CITIES (2018-), Editorial board member
  • SMART SCIENCE (2018-), Editorial board member
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Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Visiting Researcher, presso University of Wollongong (1/7/2018-16/7/2018)
  • Visiting Researcher, presso University of Wollongong (1/3/2017-31/3/2017)

Research networks


Collegi of the PhD programmes

  • ENERGETICA, 2022/2023 (39. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
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Master of Science

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Bachelor of Science

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Research groups

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

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Last years publications

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Society and Enterprise

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