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Dr. Osman Ahmed, Ph.D., P.E.

Global Head, Strategic Collaboration on Smart BuildingsSiemens Building Technologies

Dr. Osman Ahmed is responsible for developing strategic collaboration on Smart Buildings globally at the Building Technologies (BT) Division of Siemens Industry. He has been with the company for more than 23 years and is a leader on technology, research, and innovation management. He has published/presented close to 60 technical papers and frequently speaks as a keynote speaker. He has more than 60 patents, awarded and pending, combined. Dr. Ahmed is the recipient of 2004 prestigious “Siemens Inventor of the Year” award for his work on micro-systems applications in buildings.

Green building integration- Lesson from Green Human

By all means green building systems integration remains a daunting task to say the least. The paper shall describe the current green building integration scope and challenges and compare that with the integrated system in a human body. The paper shall focus on what can be learnt from highly intelligent and complex human integrated systems.