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Nondestructive Inspection (NDI)

Book Chapter
Mook, G., & Shyha, I. (2021)
Nondestructive Inspection (NDI). In K. Grote, & H. Hefazi (Eds.), Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering (215-232). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47035-7_7
This chapter discusses various nondestructive inspection () methods. Nondestructive inspection includes all methods to characterize a material without indenting, extracting sa...

Factors Influencing the Adoption of Blockchain Technology in the Construction Industry – A System Dynamics Approach

Conference Proceeding
Olawumi, T., Ojo, S., Chan, D., & Yam, M. (2021)
Factors Influencing the Adoption of Blockchain Technology in the Construction Industry – A System Dynamics Approach. In Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate: CRIOCM 2020 (1235-1249). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-3587-8_84
The construction industry is always a slow adopter of innovative technologies than other sectors of the economy. Although some technologies, such as Building Informatio...

A Study of Gas Transport Mechanisms for CH4/CO2 Using Ceramic Membranes

Journal Article
Ogunlude, P., Abunumah, O., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Gobina, E. (2021)
A Study of Gas Transport Mechanisms for CH4/CO2 Using Ceramic Membranes. Crystals, 11(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst11101224
Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and their effects have been a matter of global concern over the past decade. As the demand for energy grows in developing economies, there has ...

Trips for Outdoor Exercise at Different Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Scotland

Journal Article
Semple, T., Fountas, G., & Fonzone, A. (in press)
Trips for Outdoor Exercise at Different Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Scotland  . Journal of transport & health,
Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has had exceptional effects on travel behaviour in the UK. This paper focuses specifically on the outdoor exercise trips of Scottish residen...

Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets

Journal Article
Olawumi, T. O., & Chan, D. W. (2022)
Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets. Expert Systems with Applications, 188, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2021.116020
Digital tools help facilitate the implementation of sustainability practices in the built environment in the era of rapid urban developments. However, the extant literature re...

Verification of the Photogrammetric Approach on the Torsion Test Method for Timber Beams

Journal Article
Mohamed, A., Uheida, K., Quan, Y., & Zhang, H. (in press)
Verification of the Photogrammetric Approach on the Torsion Test Method for Timber Beams. International Wood Products Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/20426445.2021.1983690
The photogrammetric approach was proposed in this study to evaluate torsional behaviour of glulam timber beams during the torsion test. The main objectives of the experimental...

Enhancing the practicality of tools to estimate the whole life embodied carbon of building structures via machine-learning models

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., Luque Anguita, M., Lange, M., D'Amico, B., & Hart, E. (in press)
Enhancing the practicality of tools to estimate the whole life embodied carbon of building structures via machine-learning models. Frontiers in Built Environment,
The construction and operation of buildings account for significant environmental impacts, including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, energy demand, resource consumption and wa...

Life cycle assessment of 61 ducted gas heating upgrades in Australia

Journal Article
Peukes, I., Pomponi, F., & D'Amico, B. (in press)
Life cycle assessment of 61 ducted gas heating upgrades in Australia. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation,
Operational energy use in buildings, accounts for 28% of global energy demand. One method to reduce operational energy is upgrading old appliances to more efficient ones. In A...

Performance study on mounting system for displacement transducer in mechanical tests of timber samples using photogrammetry method

Journal Article
Mohamed, A., Zhang, H., Deng, Y., Lehmann, M., Sigrist, C., Uheida, K., …Caudoux, R. (in press)
Performance study on mounting system for displacement transducer in mechanical tests of timber samples using photogrammetry method. Wood Material Science and Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1080/17480272.2021.1978107
This paper presents a unique study to reveal the effect of the mounting system of the linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) on the mechanical property tests of timbe...

Dual-Polarized Highly Folded Bowtie Antenna with Slotted Self-Grounded Structure for Sub-6 GHz 5G Applications

Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Shukla, P., Mansouri Moghaddam, S., Uz Zaman, A., …Limiti, E. (in press)
Dual-Polarized Highly Folded Bowtie Antenna with Slotted Self-Grounded Structure for Sub-6 GHz 5G Applications. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation,
In this paper, a novel dual-polarized highly-folded self-grounded Bowtie antenna that is excited through I-shaped slots is proposed for applications in sub-6GHz 5G multiple-in...

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Stoane Lighting KTP

2021 - 2023
The overall aim of this project is to develop a world-first Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) approach focused on the lighting industry Within the Lighting sector there is a growing focus around the key them...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £170,860

Productivity and Sustainability Management in the Responsive Factory

2021 - 2024
The ambition of this project is to use a mix of factory activity data to optimise industrial operations, and to identify opportunities and deliver improvements in efficiency, productivity and sustaina...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £275,661

Golf Scorecard Software & Electronics

2021 - 2021
To digitise the scorecard for game of golf for a company.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Researching and proposing a standard rule of responsibility for embodied carbon emissions through the value chain

2021 - 2026
Researching and proposing a standard rule of responsibility for embodied carbon emissions through the value chain
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £15,195

Computational analysis of a zero-carbon hydrogen fuelled thermal engine for heavy duty transport applications

2021 - 2022
Two types of transport which are currently challenging to decarbonize and electrify are heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) and ships. HDVs and ships are predominantly powered by compression ignition (CI) engi...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £39,481

Essential Evidence 4 Scotland (3)

2021 - 2022
Such concise summarisation of sustainable transport-related topics is part of what is known of as Translational research. This tool can be powerful in providing practitioners with targeted evidence su...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £5,969

Monitoring expansion rate of timber for Jacket Pile Gripper Application

2021 - 2021
Monitoring expansion rate of timber for Jacket Pile Gripper Application
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modelling for the Design of Spill-proof Coffee Cup Lid

2021 - 2021
The project team conducted CFD modelling for the Design of Spill-proof Coffee Cup lid designed and patented by SipSecure Ltd. The results of the numerical simulation will be utilised the product desig...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

IV: wearable IoT sensor design for sound & light control and location & position tracking

2021 - 2021
This project focusses on creating a system which will improve performers control over the audio/visuals/special effects of an attraction. This will be done by creating an easy-to-use system featuring ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

RSE – International Exchange Programme - CNR(Italy)

2021 - 2023
Funds for 4 visits to ITC near Milan, Italy, sharing KE on energy, acoustics and net zero targets for construction
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £3,000

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Integration of domestic ventilation systems with vertical axis wind turbine ventilation technology

2021 - date
Jirayut Sitthipuk | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Julio Bros Williamson

An Investigation of using 6D BIM to improve building energy efficiency

2021 - date
Aniekan Abasiekong | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Dr Behrang Alimohammadisagvand

Prestressed Bamboo-Timber Composite Materials for Construction

2021 - date
Shen Minhe | Director of Studies: Prof Johnson Zhang | Second Supervisor: Dr Ahmed Mohamed

Prediction of global energy consumption with the development of the global economy

2021 - date
Ruizhe Ma | Director of Studies: Prof Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

Demonstrating the value of digital twin performance analysis on large scale housing developments in Scotland

2021 - date
Corina Astrid Bagireanu | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Julio Bros Williamson

Dynamic response of timber floors reinforced with transverse bridging spine systems

2020 - date
Abel Munoz Herraez | Director of Studies: Dr Aamir Khokhar | Second Supervisor: Prof Robert Hairstans

The Development of Novel Numerical Tooling for Subsurface Storage of Gas Mixture

2020 - date
Richard Wallace | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Dr John McDougall

Alternative Remediation Strategies for Polluted Ground in Temperate Climates : A Case for Bioremediation-Review

2020 - date
Alexander Mccomas | Director of Studies: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez | Second Supervisor: Dr John McDougall

a new aluminium-ion battery with cellulose materials separator (provisional)

2020 - date
Mustehsan Beg | Director of Studies: Dr Hongnian Yu | Second Supervisor: Dr Dongyang Sun

Smart Manufacturing with AI and Robotics

2020 - date
Ryan Samson | Director of Studies: Dr Keng Goh | Second Supervisor: James McWhinnie
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Dr See becomes a full member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

17 May 2021
Dr Chan H. See has been promoted from the EPSRC Associate College to Full College membership.

Dr Mark Taylor Appointed to BSI Working Group on Human Exposure to Mechanical Vibration and Shock

5 October 2020
Dr Mark Taylor (Lectuer in Civil Engineering) has been nominated to represent Edinburgh Napier University at a British Standards Institution Working Group (GME/21/6).

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood

6 February 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, on...

Winner of the RISE award for Design, Innovation and Creativity

30 September 2019
The RISE Awards are the highlight of the annual Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference – and this year’s ceremony saw Edinburgh Napier’s Bernardino D'Amico and France...

Cyclists: why uneven roads and potholes are endangering your health

25 August 2019
A HIGH-TECH bicycle which measures cyclists' exposure to potentially harmful vibrations from uneven road surfaces could be used to check the safety of cycle lanes and other routes. Back problems and ...

Norco Factory Team Mechanic Lewis Kirkwood Thinks Mountain Biking Could be Giving us Bad Vibrations

6 August 2019
A recent study from Edinburgh Napier University suggests that mountain bikers are experiencing more intense vibrations than a construction worker who has spent a day on a jackhammer. The study was car...

Japanese vibration expert joins Scottish monitoring firm Reactec

28 July 2019
Professor Setsuo Maeda, one of the world’s most respected experts in human response to vibration, has been appointed as Reactec’s chief scientific liaison – relocating from Japan to Edinburgh for the ...

Invited Keynote Speach by Professor Davis at National Active Travel Conference

11 June 2019
Keynote speech to Scotland's premier annual active travel conference. Summarised Evidence Review findings from recent studies of most effective interventions to increase active travel and increase phy...

Invited presentation by Professor Davis to the Active Scotland Development Group

10 June 2019
Invited presentation to the Active Scotland Development Group quarterly meeting which had a focus on transport for this meeting.

University academic to insist "no such thing as a tree" (to foresters)

13 March 2019
Dan Ridley-Ellis, the Head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, will be giving the Royal Forestry Society's Lawrence Pilling Memorial Lecture at the Worcestershire Federation of Young Farmer...