Dolaana Khovalyg

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor +41 21 695 72 11

Passage du Cardinal 13b
CH-1700 Fribourg

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Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Energy Performance of Building Services
Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning (HVAC)
Thermal Engineering & Fluid Mechanics
Thermal Comfort for the Built Environment

Teaching & PhD


Civil Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Doctoral Program in Energy

Doctoral Program in Mechanics


Thermodynamics of comfort in buildings

This course provides an integrated approach to analyze thermal performance of buildings by examining thermodynamics of heat flows in buildings and correlation between human thermoregulation, thermal sensation of occupants, dynamic indoor and outdoor environment, performance of the building envelope

Building energetics

The course presents the fundamentals of energy management in buildings while emphasizing the need for human comfort. The learning is supported by building energy modeling of a case study building which offers an opportunity to understand trade-offs between energy and comfort.

Making the campus of tomorrow

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