Antonio Sanfilippo

Chief Scientist & Program Director, Qatar Foundation

Dr. Antonio Sanfilippo is Chief Scientist at the Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute (QEERI), where he leads the Smart Grid Portfolio – a research initiative focused on grid integration, solar resource mapping and forecasting, and demand-side management – and a grant on “PV Adoption in the GCC” funded by the Qatar National Research Fund. Prior to joining QEERI, he was Chief Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the US (PNNL), a laboratory of the US Department of Energy (DOE), where he was awarded the Laboratory Director’s Award for Exceptional Scientific Achievement in 2008. While at PNNL, he led research projects for the Department of Homeland Security, the National Institutes of Health, DOE, and the National Science Foundation, and directed a four-year advanced research program at PNNL on predictive analytics focused on security, energy and environment applications. Dr. Sanfilippo has also held positions as Research Director in the private sector, Senior Consultant at the European Commission, Research Supervisor and Group Manager at SHARP Laboratories of Europe, and Research Associate at the Universities of Edinburgh and Cambridge in the UK. He holds master degrees from Columbia University (US) and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh (UK).


17 OCT
2:10 pm
2:30 pm

Leveraging AI for Effective Energy Management and Diversification

Energy & Utilities
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