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Motivating end-users behavioral change by combined ICT based tools and modular information services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle.

Maastricht University | MU | Netherlands

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The research group Human Metabolism and Thermoregulation is embedded in the department of Human Biology (research school NUTRIM). The research group Human Metabolism and Thermoregulation focuses on human energy metabolism and thermoregulation in health and disease and studies application of this knowledge in the built environment. They are worldwide known for our metabolic unit, including five combined respiration/climate chambers, and have international recognition of our research on the translation of physiological data to the daily living circumstances in the built environment. The research putting physiological knowledge into practice and the link with the indoor climate has attracted international attention, both in the scientific community as well as in the media worldwide. Important tools are the mathematical modeling of human thermophysiology and the use and development of wearables and apps.

Main role in MOBISTYLE

Wouter van Marken Lichtenbelt, Boris Kingma and collaborators will conduct experimental research to elucidate physiological, comfort, and behavioural aspects of human thermoregulation in thermal environments near the boundaries of the thermoneutral zone. Furthermore, they will provide the mathematical model to describe the internal state of a human agent, to be used by all participants in the consortium with important links on serious gaming (work package 4). Finally they are involved in the monitoring and analyses in demo case 4 Mosae Vita (work package 6).

 
Coordinator
Peter Op 't Veld
Huygen Installatie Adviseurs B.V.
Address
Parkweg 22b, 6200AM Maastricht
The Netherlands
Contact
E: info@mobistyle-project.eu
T: +3188 0322222
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T his project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020
research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 723032.