Charlie Curcija

Charlie Curcija
Mechanical Engineer 5
(510) 495-2602

Dr. Charlie Ćurčija is a scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the Energy and Environmental Technologies Division, leading the research in thermal and optical performance of windows and other fenestration systems.  Charlie earned his Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts in the field of thermal performance of windows in 1992 and prior to that earned his Bachelors degree in 1982 at the University of Belgrade, Serbia.  He started his career as a mechanical design engineer in Belgrade before coming to United States in 1987 to pursue graduate studies at the University of Massachusetts.  After obtaining his Ph.D. from Umass, Charlie started working as a Post Doc within the same research group and later continued as a Senior Research Fellow.  In 1998 he joined the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (CEERE) at Umass and was a leader of the Building Energy Efficiency Program until 2006 when he left his job at University to devote full time to run private consulting and software development business Carli, Inc.  He joined LBNL in October of 2010.  He has been working in the area of energy performance of buildings and building facades for over 30 years.  He has authored over 50 publications.

Publications

Hart, Robert, Howdy Goudey, Dariush K Arasteh, and Dragan C Curcija. "Thermal Performance Impacts of Center-of-Glass Deflections in Installed Insulating Glazing Units." Energy and Buildings 54.November 2012 (2012) 453-460. LBNL-5800E.
Mitchell, Robin, Christian Kohler, Joseph H Klems, Michael D Rubin, Dariush K Arasteh, Charlie Huizenga, Tiefeng Yu, and Dragan C Curcija. WINDOW 6.2/THERM 6.2 Research Version User Manual. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2008. LBNL-813E.
Arasteh, Dariush K, Dragan C Curcija, Yu Joe Huang, Charlie Huizenga, and Christian Kohler. "Evaluating Fenestration Products for Zero-Energy Buildings: Issues for Discussion." SimBuild 2006: Building Sustainability and Performance Through Simulation. Cambridge, MA, 2006. LBNL-61249.
Powles, Rebecca, Dragan C Curcija, and Christian Kohler. "Solar Absorption in Thick and Multilayered Glazings." World Renewable Energy Congress VII. Cologne, Germany, 2002. LBNL-49555.

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