Nunzio Cotrufo is an AI Energy Efficiency Engineer at Montreal-based BrainBox AI. In this role, he develops algorithms for optimal and predictive control of building energy systems. Nunzio has research expertise in building systems analysis and optimization including predictive control, fault detection and diagnosis, statistical modeling, and virtual sensors. Nunzio is a distinguished author of articles examining the use of AI in controlling HVAC in commercial buildings. He holds a PhD in Building Engineering from Concordia University (Canada) and a master’s degree in building engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy).