J. (Javanshir) Fouladvand


Javanshir Fouladvand is a PhD candidate at Energy and Industry Section. He obtained his Master’s degree in Environmental and Energy Management (MEEM) at University of Twente in the Netherlands and his Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from University of Tehran in Iran. He worked as research assistant at University of Tehran in Centre of Excellence in Design and Optimization of Energy Systems (CEDOES) and Persian Gazelle Solar Car team. He also worked as energy consultant and energy system designer in Iran and the Netherlands.


Javanshir research focuses on the formation and survival of energy communities. Energy communities have three main components: sustainable energy technology at the local level, involved stakeholders and related institutions. His current work involves conceptualizing, modelling and assessing these three main components in order to provide energy security for energy communities and understand formation and survival of thermal energy communities.

Javanshir Fouladvand

PhD candidate

Engineering Systems and Services

Energy and Industry

Research interests:

Socio-technical systems
(Sustainable) Energy system design, modelling and analysis
Energy security
Energy community
Institutional analysis and design
Agent-based modelling

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