Welcome to the Energy Informatics Laboratory

The Energy Informatics Laboratory (EIL) was founded in 1995 by Dr. Christine Chan. The research objective of the EIL is to conduct and promote R&D in applications of artificial intelligence and knowledge-based system technologies for problem solving in the energy, natural resources, and environmental sectors.

Research Focus

  • Applications of artificial intelligence and knowledge-based systems for energy and environmental system analysis
  • Compter-assisted instructional software
  • Methods and tools for ontological engineering
  • Knowledge acquisition, modeling, and management
  • Knowledge and software engineering for knowledge-based systems
  • Object-oriented methodologies for knowledge-based systems development
  • Social and economic impact of information technology