September 25, 2017
Opening Remarks at the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization meeting in Beijing, China on 25 September 2017.
August 12, 2017
Professor Saifur Rahman being interviewed by the local TV Channel in Nanjing during the International Forum on Smart Grid Protection and Control which was held in Nanjing, China on August 12, 2017 where he was a keynote speaker.
Interview with Dr. Saifur Rahman, Joseph R. Loring Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Founding Director, Advanced Research Institute, Virginia Tech & Founder & President, BEM Controls, LLC.
June 9, 2017 -- by Jim Pierobon
"Software developed by a Virginia Tech team that can cut energy use by small and medium-sized commercial buildings is gaining traction in the private sector. While owners of large commercial, industrial and government buildings are courted by international vendors willing to create multi-million dollar programs for managing electricity and natural gas usage around the clock, now owners of smaller commercial buildings can achieve similar savings — possibly without any up-front, out-of-pocket costs...."
The energy efficiency of three small-to-medium-sized buildings in Virginia — two in the National Capital Region and one in Blacksburg — has increased significantly as the result of a recently completed Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.