Research Fellow, Energy Consultant & Lecturer
Salayma, M., Al-Dubai, A., Romdhani, I. & Nasser, Y. (2017). New Dynamic, Reliable and Energy Efficient Scheduling for Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN). In 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)doi:10.1109/ICC.2017.7996898. ISBN 978-1-4673-8999-0
Wireless body area networks (WBANs) facilitate
efficient and cost-effective e-health care and well-being
applications. The WBAN has unique challenges and features
compared to ...
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Garnier, C. & Currie, J. (2017). Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings. In PLEA 2017 Proceedings - Design to Thrive, 361 to 368. ISBN 978-0-9928957-5-4
The study reports on the differences between the actual heat consumption profiles of twelve dwellings monitored for four years and their predicted heat demand profiles as calc...
Asif, R. & Buchanan, W. J. (2017). Seamless Cryptographic Key Generation via Off-the-Shelf Telecommunication Components for End-to-End Data Encryption. In International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings-2017)ISBN 978-1-5090-5880-8
Quantum key distribution (QKD) systems have already attained much attention for providing end-to-end data encryption to the subscribers. However, it is very important that the...
Scottish Funding Council
Developing the Nanoguard coating for use in construction and the built environment
ENU Development Trust
To investigate the timber and glulam thermal and moisture impacts to the composite effects, to study the different possibilities of combining the timber and bamboo materials and propose innovative way...
Chief Scientists Office
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
09 June 2016
Simon Powers will write an article about "defection" (as the term is used in game theory), for the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, edited by To...
22 November 2017
30 June 2016
The Cyber Academy and Hutchinson Networks have started a new collaborative project which aims to create a completely virtualized infrastructure which mirrors one that can be s...
Lecturer in Energy and Environmental Engineering
Senior Acoustic Consultant
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
Lecturer in Finance
Director of Sustainable Construction
Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Product Design
Colabella, S., D'Amico, B., Hoxha, E. & Fivet, C. (in press). Structural Design with Reclaimed Materials: an Elastic Gridshell out of Skis. In n/aISBN n/a
This paper presents the design and construction of a 36m2 gridshell, the rigidity of which is achieved through the bending of an initially flat grid of 210 reclaimed skis. The...
Appleton, L., Duff, A. S., Hall, H. & Raeside, R. (in press). Using a longitudinal focus group methodology to measure the value and impact of public libraries. In Conference ProceedingsISBN tbc
There is a general acceptance that public libraries contribute to ‘community’, and at least have the potential to have a very positive impact on civil society. (V...
Faiza, M., Tandjaoui, D., Romdhani, I. & Nabil, D. (in press). A Trust-based Intrusion Detection System for Mobile RPL Based Networks. In Proceedings of 10th IEEE International Conference on Internet of Things (iThings-2017)ISBN unknown
Successful deployment of Low power and Lossy
Networks (LLNs) requires self-organising, self-configuring, security,
and mobility support. However, these characteristics can be
Alwis, L. S. M., Bremer, K., Weigand, F., Kuhne, M., Helbig, R. & Roth, B. (2017). Textile carbon reinforcement structures with integrated optical fibre sensors designed for SHM applications. In Jin, W., Chung, Y., Lee, B., Canning, J., Nakamura, K. & Yuan, L. (Eds.). OFS-25 Proceedingsdoi:10.1117/12.2264915. ISBN n/a
An optical fibre-based strain sensor “stitched” to a functionalised carbon structure (FCS) that can be used for structural health monitoring is introduced. The aim of the desi...
Rowat, A., St George, B. & Pollock, A. (2017). Top ten research priorities relating to stroke nursing
No abstract available for this item.
Chomsiri, T., He, X., Nanda, P. & Tan, Z. (2017). An Improvement of Tree-Rule Firewall for a Large Network: Supporting Large Rule Size and Low Delay. In 2016 IEEE Trustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA, 178-184. doi:10.1109/trustcom.2016.0061. ISBN 978-1-5090-3205-1
The firewalls were invented since 1990s  and have been developed to operate more secure and faster. From the first era of the firewalls until today, they still regulate pac...
Buwert, P. (2017). Shepard Fairey’s inauguration posters may define political art in Trump era
The American street artist Shepard Fairey created a poster for Barack Obama’s presidential election campaign. It was 2008 and the simple red, beige and blue stencilled image o...
Alwis, L. S. M., Bustamante, H., Bremer, K., Roth, B., Sun, T. & Grattan, K. T. V. (2017). A pilot study: Evaluation of sensor system design for optical fibre humidity sensors subjected to aggressive air sewer environment. In 2016 IEEE SENSORS,doi:10.1109/icsens.2016.7808482. ISBN 978-1-4799-8287-5
Research has identified that humidity plays a fundamental role on the conversion of hydrogen sulphide into sulphuric acid during corrosion of concrete in gravity sewers and th...
Uwagbole, S. O., Buchanan, W. J. & Fan, L. (in press). Numerical Encoding to Tame SQL Injection Attacks
Recent years have seen an astronomical rise in SQL Injection Attacks (SQLIAs) used to compromise the confidentiality, authentication and integrity of organisations' databases....
Grigoriadis, N., Bakirtzis, C., Politis, C., Danas, K. & Thuemmler, C. (2016). Health 4.0: The Case of Multiple Sclerosis. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom), 100-104. doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749437. ISBN 978-1-5090-3370-6
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic and variable disease in matters of symptoms, clinical course and outcome. The ultimate goal of currently used drugs and therapeutic strategies ...
Buchanan, W. J. & Van Deursen, N. (2016). HI-risk: A Method to Analyse Health Information Risk Intelligence. In 2016 IEEE 18th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom)doi:10.1109/HealthCom.2016.7749536. ISBN 978-1-5090-3370-6
— Information security threat intelligence is a prevalent topic amongst researchers, long-established IT-vendors and start-ups. The possibilities of Big Data analytics to secu...
Bros-Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Reid, A. & Gravrand, D. (2016). Innovative refurbishment strategies for poorly performing housing stock in Scotland, UK. In 41st IAHS WORLD CONGRESS Conference ProceedingsISBN 978-989-98949-4-5
Scotland is currently increasing its housing stock at a rate of less than 1% per year. With 174,000 households registered on local authority waiting lists for new or improved ...
Marine Alliance for Science & Technology for Scotland (Hosted by St Andrew's University)
Continuous Monitoring of Marine Soundscapes: Assessing Anthropogenic Noise Near Breeding Seabird Colonies
This project aims to review an assess existing remote sensing technologies in order to improve and adapt technologies currently used in other fields to civil engineering applications. The two main aim...
Morgan Stanley is seeking a data science resource / support to augment its Technology Information Risk Team within the Technology and Data division. The key challenge involves an investigation of the ...
Scottish Rugby Union
Sports team coaching and support staff face a regular challenge to provide optimal player workloads in order to elicit positive development and performance adaptations, while at the same time minimisi...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The proposed research project seeks to examine the ways colony-based photographers represented and celebrated the success of the colonial-based enterprises in Southeast Asian at the turn of the 20th c...
Dovecot and the ENU team are exploring innovative digital solution for visitors to experience the work of weavers without disturbing the concentrated work required for tapestry weaving. With the creat...
Long-duration recorders are commercially available for week-scale terrestrial sound monitoring, but expensive and large, thus difficult to disguise in colonies. We have an active collaboration with th...
To determine the feasibility of carrying out a phase 4 study on the clinical and health economic impact of implementing telemonitoring of BP as routine practice for the majority of patients with raise...
Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and Internet of things are among the top potential new technologies that dramatically alter the world and the way we live and work. Indeed, in recent decades, the need ...
We have identified the need for a more coherent and closer monitoring of system load and requirements in terms of power consumption within datacentres.
This project will develop a prototype applicat...
Ayrshire Housing Association
Project: extended monitoring and evaluation of the performance of and user satisfaction with air source heat pump installations in older social housing stock
The DISTRO network brings together leading laboratories in Visual Computing and 3D Computer Graphics research across Europe with the aim of training a new generation of scientists, technologists, and ...
This thesis investigates the application of large scale concentrated solar (CSP) and photovoltaic power plants in Libya.
Direct Steam Gene...
The demand for the electric vehicle has increased as the automobile industry, governments and scientific community acknowledge its po...
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
"In the field of solar thermal technology there are numerous models on the market, from the thermosiphon collector to the evacuated-t...
The role of technical efficiency and product...
Decline in supplies of old growth wood coupled with increased demand for structural timber by the construction industry led to creation of engine...
"I am investigating the merchantability and wood properties of Noble fir (Abies procera), Norway spruce (Picea abies), western hemlock (Tsuga heterophyll...
The central aim of this thesis is: to investigate changes in gender equity and equality in Scottis...
The subject of this study is Sub-Sahara Africa Anglophone Video-moviemaking and the
research process is an emp...
In 2014, the Veterans' Transition Review anticipated that 22,5301 military personnel left the service in 2...
This PhD project is on the optimisation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC’s) electrodes produced via Elec...
05 August 2016
In traditional digital forensics, analysts will examine static traces from hard disks, but increasingly the evidence is found within Cloud-based systems, where the trails of e...
01 April 2016
Michael J Driscol from the FBI will present the end note talk at Big Data in Cyber Security conference on 10 May 2016. He will join leading speakers, including from HPE, RSA, ...
19 December 2016
The world is moving towards Big Data, and with Cyber Security we see the tracking of host and network events as one of its leading applications. Threats to organisations incre...
20 June 2017
Professor Bill Buchanan was invited to present evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee on Cyber Security risks within Health Care in Scotland. He gave evidence on 20 ...
17 February 2016
17 February 2016
Stevie Wilson will provide a key talk at the International Conference on Big Data in Cyber Security on 10 May in Edinburgh.
Steve is currently the Head of Europol’s Euro...