Mihaela Georgescu graduated from the Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest in 1974 and her PhD underlies on Contributions for updating of the energy performance assessment methods of buildings –
She is Associate professor at the Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism and her activity involves courses and projects hours at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels.
Her key areas of interest are: Sustainable and efficient design of buildings, energy management in buildings, principles, concept and policies, optimal thermal protection of buildings, evaluation of existing buildings from the point of view of thermal behaviour of external closure elements and earthquake resistance, thermal retrofitting of buildings, passive house design, sustainable buildings assessment. She is author or co-author of many research papers and books in her research field. She has a continuous involvement in the development of Romanian standards and norms in the field of energy efficiency of buildings.
Mihaela Georgescu.’s experience in designing and building energy efficient buildings include both her academic work and research activity in several grants were she was director or scientific coordinator: i.e Structural and thermal analysis of existing residential buildings, Theoretical and experimental research regarding the improvement of thermal insulation for residential buildings, Research on technical solutions and policy for the improvement of energy of buildings, normalization and labelling, Energy efficiency in residential buildings- solutions for improving thermal performance of old existing buildings – expertise and energy diagnosis, technical and financial analyses (case studies), National Standards, Codes, Guides, regarding thermal insulation calculations, Structural Design and Thermal Insulation Design at R.C. large panel residential buildings, Theoretical and experimental research regarding the improvement of thermal insulation for residential buildings.
She is a Certified Passive House Designer, BREEAM International Assessor and In-Use Auditor, Certified Energy degree, Senior Scientific Researcher 1 Auditor 1st a member of the Romanian delegation at “Concerted Action 1 and 2 – EPBD” meetings, participation at Berlin 15-16 June 2009, Prague 1-2 December 2008, Lyon, 19-20 May 2008, Warsaw, 9-10 December 2007.