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Enhancing the appearance of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) through the application of Traditional Symbols: A Case Study

Conference Proceeding
Awuku, S. A., Bennadji, A., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Sellami, N. (2022)
Enhancing the appearance of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) through the application of Traditional Symbols: A Case Study. In AIP Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0114941
Over the past years, advanced renewable technologies such as Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) has transformed to become more efficient, reliable, less costly and attra...

The Coming of Age of Solar and Wind Power

Book
Muneer, T., Jadraque Gago, E., & Etxebarria Berrizbeitia, S. (2022)
The Coming of Age of Solar and Wind Power. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92010-4
This book focuses on the current situation of two technologies for electricity production from renewable energy sources, wind and solar photovoltaic energy, analysing and desc...

Excel-VBA: From Solving Mathematical Puzzles to Analysing Complex Engineering Problems

Book
Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2022)
Excel-VBA: From Solving Mathematical Puzzles to Analysing Complex Engineering Problems. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94085-0
This compact text is a powerful introduction to the Excel/VBA computing environment. The book presents some of the most useful features of Excel. First by introducing mathemat...

Mechanical behavior and constitutive model of sustainable concrete: seawater and sea-sand recycled aggregate concrete

Journal Article
Feng, W., Tang, Y., Yang, Y., Cheng, Y., Qiu, J., Zhang, H., …Namdar, A. (in press)
Mechanical behavior and constitutive model of sustainable concrete: seawater and sea-sand recycled aggregate concrete. Construction and Building Materials,
Resources such as fresh water and river sand have become scarce in some areas around the world because of the considerable increase in infrastructural construction. To overcom...

Wood properties & strength grading

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2022, December)
Wood properties & strength grading. Presented at James Jones & Sons Architects' and Structural Engineers' Open Day, Lockerbie
James Jones & Sons held an open day for architects and structural engineers at its flagship sawmill site in Lockerbie. "James Jones & Sons' new visitor building at its flags...

Use of Cement Mortar Incorporating Superabsorbent Polymer as a Passive Fire -Protective Layer

Journal Article
Jamnam, S., Sua-iam, G., Maho, B., Pianfuengfoo, S., Sappakittipakorn, M., Zhang, H., …Sukontasukkul, P. (in press)
Use of Cement Mortar Incorporating Superabsorbent Polymer as a Passive Fire -Protective Layer. Polymers,
Concrete structures, when exposed to fire or high temperatures for a certain time, could suffer partial damage or complete structural failure. Passive fire-protective coating ...

Dynamic Insulation Systems to Control Airborne Transmission of Viruses in Class- 2 rooms: A Review of 'Airhouse' Concept

Journal Article
Firrdhaus Mohd-Sahabuddin, M., Dahlan, A. S., Jamil, A. M., & Muhammad-Sukki, F. (in press)
Dynamic Insulation Systems to Control Airborne Transmission of Viruses in Class- 2 rooms: A Review of 'Airhouse' Concept. Jurnal Kejuruteraan,
The discovery of the Covid-19 virus in China at the end of 2019 has drastically altered the global landscape. The virus, which has now become a pandemic, has wrought devastati...

Assessment of symmetries and asymmetries on barriers to circular economy adoption in the construction industry: A survey of international experts

Journal Article
Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., Olawumi, T. O., & Saka, A. B. (in press)
Assessment of symmetries and asymmetries on barriers to circular economy adoption in the construction industry: A survey of international experts. Building and Environment, Article 109885. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2022.109885
This study evaluates simultaneously the symmetries and asymmetries on the classification of barriers to circular economy (CE) adoption in the building construction industry (B...

Decarbonising the Transport Industry

Presentation / Conference
Muhammad Sukki, F. (2022, November)
Decarbonising the Transport Industry. Presented at Research Seminar, Edinburgh Napier University
The electric vehicles (EVs) sales in Scotland increased by 97% in 2020, but Scotland still lags behinds when compared to other locations in the UK. One of the reasons for the ...

Low-gain integral control for a class of discrete-time Lur'e systems with applications to sampled-data control

Journal Article
Guiver, C., Rebarber, R., & Townley, S. (in press)
Low-gain integral control for a class of discrete-time Lur'e systems with applications to sampled-data control. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, https://doi.org/10.1002/rnc.6455
We study low-gain (P)roportional (I)ntegral control of multivariate discrete-time, forced Lur’e systems to solve the output-tracking problem for constant reference signals. We...

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Feasibility Study of Wireless Microwave Power Transfer

2022 - 2023
This project will carry out a feasibility study of building a simple wireless power transfer prototype. Our research team here will work with EnterGaia Technologies to develop this.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £14,999

Electronics and Control Panels design for Airglove Arm and Leg medical products for Difficult Intravenous Access (DIVA)

2022 - 2023
Green Cross Medico would like to continue the collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University as not only do they understand the project, but they have the skills and knowledge to develop the Airglove ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £15,000

Design and development of Bike reflectors by using recyclable material

2022 - 2023
Bike reflectors use properties of transparent plastic materials to transmit incident light through prisms specifically designed to reflect the light. The project entails optimising the current bike re...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Building Information Modelling (BIM) Implementation in SMEs

2022 - 2024
BIM describes tools, processes and technologies that are facilitated by digital documentation about a building, its performance, its planning, its construction and later its operation. The UK Governme...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £169,623

Redevelopment of the Rough reservoir as a hydrogen storage facility

2022 - 2023
To numerically assess the performance of the Rough gas facility as a hydrogen storage facility using an alternative cushion gas such as CO2, it requires a numerical simulator which is capable of model...
Funder: Net Zero Technology Centre | Value: £97,016

Optimal and robust methodologies for nonlinear control systems with applications to the control of renewable wave-energy converters

2022 - 2023
This project is a theoretical study at the interface of mathematics and control engineering, investigating mathematical models which arise in the context of renewable wave-energy converters. Research ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £57,568

Future Flyer 3 a ‘Day-in-the-life-of’ HEART

2022 - 2024
In FFC Phase 3, the consortium will develop and mature a range of innovative capabilities to demonstrate a ‘Day-in-the-life-of’ a deployed HEART network, within a commercially relevant target area. Th...
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £433,649

Building From England's Woodlands

2022 - 2025
The focus of the project is to develop 5 building system concepts through innovative digital design, adapted to the characteristics of 5 underutilised home-grown English timber species. Each project s...
Funder: Forestry Commission England | Value: £105,411

Design model predictive control with swarm inspired MPPT algorithms to extract optimum power for a single-stage grid connected PV inverter

2022 - 2023
Brief Description This project aims to develop a control algorithm using Model predictive control with swarm-inspired MPPT algorithm for a single stage grid connected PV inverter. Single-stage PV inv...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £6,680

Blackthorn Salt

2022 - 2022
Blackthorn Salt is a specialist food grade sea salt produced from Scottish sea water utilising an historic production process which is both sustainable and environmentally responsible. In-keeping with...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £9,799

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Development of high strength concrete for green buildings with pozzolanic cement replacement

2022 - date
Kyaw Saw | Director of Studies: Dr Ahmed Mohamed | Second Supervisor: Dr Roshan Dhonju

Electro-Solution blow spinning (ESBS) system: Innovative system for producing high performance nanofibers for energy harvesting applications

2022 - date
Eman Elessawy | Director of Studies: Prof Islam Shyha | Second Supervisor: Dr Dongyang Sun

Structural modelling and optimization of direct-driven electrical generators for offshore renewable energy converters "SMODEREC"

2022 - date
Magnus Bichan | Director of Studies: Dr Nazmi Sellami | Second Supervisor: Dr Pablo Jaen Sola

Optimising Work and Heat Exchange Networks Towards Improved Energy Efficiency in Hydrogen Industry

2022 - date
Shamsoddin Ghiami | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Dr Viviani Onishi

Development of dielectric materials for energy storage capacitors

2022 - date
Sairatun Nesa Soheli | Director of Studies: Dr Zhilun Lu | Second Supervisor: Prof Islam Shyha

Adaptive video game sound based on inherent skill level utilising selective attention

2022 - 2025
In video games, selective attention can be utilised to increase a player’s engagement by adapting the sound design ...
Mr. Ethan Robson | Director of Studies: Dr Iain McGregor | Second Supervisor: Dr Balandino Di Donato

Carbon Neutrality Verification: a realistic contributory stage toward the goal of net zero?

2022 - date
Stephen Burt | Director of Studies: Prof Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico

2022 - date
Nicky Cowan | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Dr Keng Goh

Economic and environmental sustainability evaluation of bamboo-timber composite for construction based on an integrated LCC and LCA approach

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

Battery Electric Vehicle Acceleration Policy, Transport Mode Shfit and Traffic Congestion Level: A Case Study of Jakarta City, Indonesia

2021 - date
Rachmad Hidayat | Director of Studies: Dr Jonathan Cowie | Second Supervisor: Prof Achille Fonzone
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Dr Timothy Olawumi was a resource person at WAiC Webinar

27 September 2022
Dr Timothy Olawumi was invited as a guest speaker/resource person at a Webinar hosted by Women Academics in Construction (WAiC) on September 27, 2022. Title: Getting Published in High Impact Journals...

Dr Timothy Olawumi was a panelist at a Live Talk Show - Construction Carbon Talk

17 June 2022
Dr Timothy Olawumi was a panelist on a Live Talk Show – the ConstructionCarbonTalk organised by Leeds Beckett University and YORhub (Partner - https://www.yorhub.com/). Title: How does BIM facilitate...

Dr Chris Guiver awarded one-year Royal Society of Edinburgh personal research fellowship

9 March 2022
Dr Chris Guiver, of Edinburgh Napier University's School of Engineering and the Built Environment, has been awarded a one-year personal Research Fellowship by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in their a...

Richard Llewellyn appointed as professional institution trustee and strategic board chair

19 November 2021
Richard Llewellyn has been appointed a Trustee of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) and Chair of the charity's Education and Professional Development Strategic Board.

Dr Timothy Olawumi wins top award for research excellence

2 November 2021
Dr. Timothy Olawumi was the recipient of the 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝 at the recent 𝐁𝐈𝐌 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚 𝐈𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 (out of the 289 nominations r...

Dr Timothy Olawumi was a guest speaker a National Seminar.

13 October 2021
Dr. Timothy was one of the guest speaker at the 𝐐𝐒 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 𝐖𝐞𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫 on "𝐺𝑟𝑒𝑒𝑛 𝐵𝑢𝑖𝑙𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑄𝑢𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑡𝑦 𝑆𝑢𝑟𝑣𝑒𝑦𝑜𝑟" which was co-organized wit...

Can Timber Construction Be a Significant Carbon Sink?

27 August 2021
Coverage of our article in One Earth in this popular read within the Architect Magazine

To cut carbon think low rise cities not skyscrapers

25 August 2021
This is a piece Bloomberg has made on the paper recently published in Nature Urban Sustainability (https://www.nature.com/articles/s42949-021-00034-w) which has received significant global attention (...

Dr See becomes a full member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

18 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

6 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).