Eftim Popovski studied Mechanical engineering at the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje, Macedonia. After the bachelor studies, he worked as HVAC engineer for 3 years in Skopje on various HVAC projects in both industrial and building sector. Master studies in Mechanical engineering/Mechatronics at the Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences. Master thesis in 2016 with the topic “Assessing Technical Options for a Renewable and Energy-Efficient Heating and Cooling Supply in a City District“. During his master studies, he worked as a research assistant at Fraunhofer ISI. From June 2017 until February 2019, research associate at Fraunhofer ISI in the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets. Since February 2019, research associate at the Institute for Resource Efficiency and Energy Strategies (IREES).
RESEARCH AND WORK FOCUS
Modelling of heat generation technologies for district heating
with a focus on the economic efficiency of solar thermal systems and heat pumps
Analysis of the refurbishment status and costs of the European and German building stock
Analysis of potentials of industrial excess heat utilisation
Impact analyses of policies measures