Senior Acoustic Consultant
Director of Sustainable Construction
Mora, L., Bolici, R. & Deakin, M. (2017). The First Two Decades of Smart-City Research: A Bibliometric Analysis. Journal of Urban Technology. doi:10.1080/10630732.2017.1285123. ISSN 1063-0732
This paper reports on the first two decades of research on smart cities by conducting a bibliometric analysis of the literature published between 1992 and 2012. The analysis s...
Bremer, K., Weigand, F., Zheng, Y., Alwis, L. S., Helbig, R. & Roth, B. (2017). Structural Health Monitoring Using Textile Reinforcement Structures with Integrated Optical Fiber Sensors. Sensors. 2017(17), 345. doi:10.3390/s17020345
Optical fiber-based sensors " embedded " in functionalized carbon structures (FCSs) and textile net structures (TNSs) based on alkaline-resistant glass are introduced for the ...
Deakin, M. & Reid, A. (2016). Smart cities: Under-gridding the sustainability of city-districts as energy efficient-low carbon zones. Journal of Cleaner Production. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.054. ISSN 0959-6526
This paper reviews the literature on smart cities. Offering a critical synthesis of the material, it advances a Triple Helix inspired account of smart cities as future interne...
Scottish Funding Council
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct in-situ post-occupancy energy analyses on refurbished four-in-a block dwellings that have been upgraded to high sustainability standards using: inno...
The mission of CIVITAS CAPITAL is to contribute significantly to the goals of the EU's Transport White Paper by capitalising systematically on the results of CIVITAS and creating an effective "value c...
The project is to investigate & model travel behaviour & investigate attitudes for HH in Saudi Arabia (SA) taking. Although there have been a large number of research investigations in the area of tr...
29 March 2016
The Transport Minister Derek Mackay has commissioned an independent review of the current system of managing the timing and quality of works in the road carried out by utility...
Research Fellow, Energy Consultant & Lecturer
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
O’Malley, C., Piroozfar, P., Farr, E. R. P. & Pomponi, F. (2015). Urban Heat Island (UHI) mitigating strategies: A case-based comparative analysis. Sustainable Cities and Society. 19, 222-235. doi:10.1016/j.scs.2015.05.009. ISSN 2210-6707
Urbanisation may have been shown to have no effect on climate change, but some researchers suggest that cities are fully capable of responding to it. Urban Heat Islands (UHIs)...
Fraser, R. & Carreno, M. Improving the safety of school travel via bus warning signage in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.. Paper presented at European Transport Conference 2011, Glasgow. (Unpublished)
Following two fatal accidents involving local school children who were alighting school buses in September 2008, Aberdeenshires local authority has progressed a number of demo...
Al-Atawi, A. M. & Saleh, W. (2012). Tabuk study final report. Edinburgh, Scotland: Transport Research Institute
Tabuk study final report.
To develop high performance floor and wall insulation products based on novel nanotechnology Aerogel materials that enhance the thermal performance of hard to treat buildings.
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...