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A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things

Book Chapter
Farhad, A., Woolley, S. I., & Andras, P. (2021)
A Preliminary Scoping Study of Federated Learning for the Internet of Medical Things. In J. Mantas, L. Stoicu-Tivadar, C. Chronaki, A. Hasman, P. Weber, P. Gallos, …O. Sorina Chirila (Eds.), Public Health and Informatics (504-505). Amsterdam: IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/SHTI210216
This paper presents a scoping review of federated learning for the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and demonstrates the limited amount of research work in an area which has ...

Design and Construction of High Rise Timber Buildings

Book
Jäärats, A., Barlow, C., Henriques, D., Vahtramäe, E., Hamadyk, E., Hansen, E., …Unterrrainer, W. (2021)
Design and Construction of High Rise Timber Buildings. European Union

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...

Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs)

Conference Proceeding
Weigend, R., Viero, G., Schindler, T., Guadarrama, G., & Pomponi, F. (2021)
Size matters in a Circular Economy: a practical framework applying Futures Literacy to support Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs). In Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference, International Sustainable Development Research Society (696-718
The Circular Economy (CE) is conceived by many as paramount to decouple economic growth from environmental impacts and resource depletion. Implementing this economic paradigm ...

A Study of Biogas Upgrading to Bio-Methane with Carbon dioxide Capture using Ceramic Membranes

Conference Proceeding
Ogunlude, P., Abunumah, O., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Gobina, E. (2021)
A Study of Biogas Upgrading to Bio-Methane with Carbon dioxide Capture using Ceramic Membranes. In ICANM2021 Proceedings (27-33
Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and their effects have been a matter of global concern over the past decade. With growing energy demands to support developing economies, there...

Study on Crack Width and Crack Resistance of Eccentrically Tensioned Steel-Reinforced Concrete Members Prestressed by CFRP Tendons

Journal Article
Deng, Y., Gui, J., Zhang, H., Taliercio, A., Zhang, P., Wong, S. H. F., …Chen, X. (2022)
Study on Crack Width and Crack Resistance of Eccentrically Tensioned Steel-Reinforced Concrete Members Prestressed by CFRP Tendons. Engineering Structures, 252, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.113651
In recent decades, steel-reinforced concrete (SRC) members under eccentrical tension have been adopted more frequently in modern buildings due to the constraints of more compl...

A blend of Traditional Visual Symbols in BIPV application; any Prospects?

Journal Article
Awuku, S. A., Bennadji, A., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Sellami, N. (2021)
A blend of Traditional Visual Symbols in BIPV application; any Prospects?. Academia Letters, https://doi.org/10.20935/AL4029
Traditional Visual symbols are of great relevance, especially within the architectural space. Buildings may adopt symbols to depict culture, iconicity or identity. The quest t...

Finite element and experimental studies on the machining process of polymer/graphene nanoplatelet nanocomposites

Journal Article
Fu, G., Sun, F., Sun, F., Huo, D., Shyha, I., Fang, C., & Gao, Q. (2022)
Finite element and experimental studies on the machining process of polymer/graphene nanoplatelet nanocomposites. Composites Part B: Engineering, 230, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2021.109545
Polymer matrix composites reinforced with graphene derivatives are receiving increasing attention in academia and industry. For future applications, however, the machinability...

Automating the modular construction process: A review of digital technologies and future directions with blockchain technology

Journal Article
Olawumi, T. O., Chan, D. W., Ojo, S., & Yam, M. C. (in press)
Automating the modular construction process: A review of digital technologies and future directions with blockchain technology. Journal of Building Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103720
Modular integrated construction (MiC) method has come to limelight in recent years due to its enormous potentials. Although several digital tools and technologies (DTT) have b...

Prioritization of Contracting Methods for Water and Wastewater Projects Using the Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process Method

Journal Article
Sarvari, H., Chan, D. W. M., Ashrafi, B., Olawumi, T. O., & Banaitiene, N. (2021)
Prioritization of Contracting Methods for Water and Wastewater Projects Using the Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process Method. Energies, 14(22), https://doi.org/10.3390/en14227815
This study uses the fuzzy analytical hierarchy process (FAHP) method to prioritize contracting methods to determine the most suitable contract option for water and wastewater ...

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PiezoACT membranes: Piezo-Active Nanofibrous Self-decontaminating Facemasks/Filters using Solution Blow Spinning in Egypt

2022 - 2022
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, facemasks have been in short supply in particular for health care workers who should be fully safeguarded to protect health system from being overwhelmed. The...
Funder: British Council | Value: £79,920

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

Dolphin Wave Energy Device Computational Analysis

2021 - 2021
This project’s objectives are: To evaluate the device design and optimise it for maximum power output using the following techniques: A CAD model of the device A Finite Elements Analysis (CFD) model A...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £9,698

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

IV: Radio Frequency (RF) Tracker

2021 - 2022
The company has developed a brand new concept for personal RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) tracker and locator pendant, for use with a RFID tag attached to hearing aids. Whist investigating the ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,998

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

SIRT 2021-2022 (WP1&2)

2021 - 2022
Our research activities are focused on understanding the physical and mechanical properties of wood and how these affect its performance in different applications. Our main aim is to better understand...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £165,522

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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
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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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.

12 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...

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 ...