Coordinator, Joint Programme Smart Cities, Austrian Institute of Technology
Brigitte Bach is an authorized representative of the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and Head of the AIT Energy Department, where she is responsible for strategic development, personnel and finances. She is a member of the European Energy Research Alliance Executive Committee, Coordinator of the Joint Program on Smart Cities and Chair of the Horizon 2020 Advisory Group on Energy. She is Chair of the external Expert Group for Smart City Vienna. In autumn 2009 Brigitte Bach received the Austrian of the Year 2009 award for research. She holds a PhD in engineering physics and a postgraduate degree in management development and communication.