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Prof. Antonio Manuel Peña García

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University of Granada

Brief Bio

Dr. Antonio Peña-García is an Associate Professor of Lighting Technology at the Department of Civil Engineering (University of Granada, Spain), and Director of the Research Group “Lighting Technology for Safety and Sustainability”, which he founded in 2012. Before joining the University, he was Responsible for Regulation & Homologation in the Lighting System Branch of Valeo Group in Spain. He has published more than 60 articles in high ranked journals and international congresses, directed several doctoral thesis and been IP of more than 10 projects with Public Administrations and private companies, always in the field of sustainable lighting. He has been also visiting professor in the “Sapienza” University of Rome (Italy) during three months, and ERASMUS+ professor in the Universities of Porto and Vila Real (Portugal). His main research topics are the decrease of energy consumption and environmental impact in tunnel lighting and the influence of lighting on human safety and well-being.

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Professor
University of Granada
ETSI Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Campus Fuentenueva, Granada 18071, Spain
Email: pgarcia@ugr.es
Tel: +34 653331019

Publications

The impact of lighting on drivers well-being and safety in very long underground roads: new challenges for new infrastructures
Journal: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
Published: 2018

The Use of Led Technology and Biomass to Power Public Lighting in a Local Context: The Case of Baeza (Spain)
Journal: Energies
Published: 2018

Determination of lighting and energy demands of road tunnels using vehicle based photographs of the portal gates: an accessible and safe tool for tunnel renewal and maintenance
Journal: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
Published: 2018

Proposal to forest Alpine tunnels surroundings to enhance energy savings from the lighting installations. Towards a standard procedure
Journal: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
Published: 2018

Proposal to foster sustainability through circular economy-based engineering: a profitable chain from Waste Management to Tunnel Lighting
Journal: Sustainability
Published: 2017

Use of Natural Light vs. Cold LED Lighting in Installations for the Recovery of Victims of Gender Violence: Impact on Energy Consumption and Victims' Recovery
Journal: Sustainability
Published: 2017

A prIloposal for evaluation of energy consumption and sustainability of road tunnels: the sustainability vector
Journal: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
Published: 2017

The SLT equation: a tool to predict and evaluate energy savings in road tunnels with sunlight systems
Journal: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
Published: 2017

Indoor Lighting Techniques: an overview of evolution and new trends for energy saving
Journal: Energy and Buildings
Published: 2017

Proposal for Sustainable Dynamic Lighting in Sport Facilities to Decrease Violence among Spectators
Journal: Sustainability 8
Published: 2016

Use of sunlight in road tunnels: An approach to the improvement of light-pipes’ efficacy through heliostats
Journal: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology
Published: 2016