Armin Teskeredzic was born in Sarajevo, where he graduated and obtained MSc and PhD at the Mechanical Engineering Faculty, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He won first prize for his PhD thesis at the Faces of the Future competition, organized within the American CD-ADAPCO conference in Detroit, USA, May 2006. He works for Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit - GIZ - GmbH as project manager on the project: "Regional exchange for developing of Energy Efficiency monitoring platforms". He also works as a lecturer at the Mechanical Engineering Faculty in Sarajevo. He was visiting researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and became one of the developers of the Modelica Buildings library concerning an advanced simulation tool for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems developed at LBNL.