Dr. Silvia Domingo Irigoyen works in the field of sustainable buildings and cities. Her research areas and fields of expertise include: Net Zero Carbon Buildings, building simulation, life cycle cost, embodied energy, sustainability standards such as the Swiss Standard for Sustainable Building (SNBS), the development of strategies for the energy renovation of buildings and neighbourhoods as well as the investigation of measures for adapting the building stock to climate change.
She studied architecture at the University of Navarra in Spain and received her PhD in building renovation. At the University of Navarre (2010-2018), she was a research assistant, teaching assistant and coordinator of a Master's programme. During her PhD, she spent six months researching at the ETH and encountered the Swiss context for the first time. Since 2016, she has worked as a researcher at the Institute for Building Technology and Energy at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. She has also been an expert at INDP since 2018. She has reviewed more than 60 indexed journal articles and regularly assesses Horizon 2020 proposals as an independent expert.
2016 - present Researcher at the Center for Integrated Building Technology
2011 - 2018 Researcher, Assistant Teacher and Master Coordinator at the Universidad de Navarra, Spain
2015 PhD at the Universidad de Navarra, Spain
2011 MSc. in Research in Applied Engineering Universidad de Navarra, Spain
2010 Architecture Universidad de Navarra, Spain