Vijay Modi and Hernan Pedro Figueroa

Vijay Modi is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University in New York. Hernan Pedro Figueroa is Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University.

ICT can play an important role in energy conservation and efficiency through sensing and control. ICT can also contribute to higher resource utilization through shared systems and increased efficiency driven through smarter appliances, infrastructure and manufacturing. Information systems can enable behavioral changes and reduce emissions by scheduling loads based on supply.