Prof. Marco Cimillo is Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching of the School of Design at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Associate Professor at Department of Architecture and Director of the Building Physics Lab, after being Programme Director of the BEng Architecture for two years.
He received his Master’s Degree in Architecture and his PhD in Environmental Design by Sapienza University of Rome, and is also a fully registered architect, a LEED Green Associate and a member of IBPSA (International Performance Simulation Association) and SITdA (Italian Society of Technology of Architecture).
Before joining XJTLU in August 2016, he carried out research and teaching activities at Northumbria University in Newcastle, at Sapienza University and the Italian National Institute of Architecture in Rome and at University of Camerino in Ascoli Piceno. Furthermore, he also worked with architecture firms in Italy as a designer and a consultant.
He is currently P.I. of the research project "Developing an Energy Building Stock Model for Jiangsu Province", carried out in collaboration with the University of Liverpool and the Italian National Research Council, Faculty Lead of Y-project for Solar Decathlon China 2021, developed in collaboration with Zhejiang University, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and the National Bamboo and Rattan Organization, principle supervisor of the doctoral researches "The Energy Retrofit of the Existing Residential Building Stock in Jiangsu Province" and "Large-Scale and Rapid Energy Modelling of Buildings".