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Modelling a field-scale compressed air energy storage in porous rock reservoirs

Conference Proceeding
Yang, L., Guo, C., Li, C., He, Q., Zhang, K., & Cai, Z. (2020)
Modelling a field-scale compressed air energy storage in porous rock reservoirs. In Volume 4: Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Applied Energy, Part 3, Sweden, 2019
Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) is one of the promising methods to store the surplus solar and wind energy in a grid scale . In this study, we used a non...

Opportunities and Challenges in Statistical Analysis of Transportation Data: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

Report
Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P. C., & Boyle, L. (2020)
Opportunities and Challenges in Statistical Analysis of Transportation Data: Where We Are and Where We Are Going. Transportation Research Board
Standing Committee on Statistical Methods (ABJ80). Over the last three decades, the committee has significantly broadened its focus across nearly all aspects of transportation...

Dynamic observers for unknown populations

Journal Article
Guiver, C., Poppelreiter, N., Rebarber, R., Tenhumberg, B., & Townley, S. (in press)
Dynamic observers for unknown populations. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B, https://doi.org/10.3934/dcdsb.2020232
Dynamic observers are considered in the context of structured population modeling and management. Roughly, observers combine a known measured variable of some process with a m...

A definition and valuation of the UK offsite construction sector: ten years on

Journal Article
Taylor, M. (in press)
A definition and valuation of the UK offsite construction sector: ten years on. International journal of construction management, https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2020.1829783
Ten years on the offsite construction (OSC) industry continues to be held high as a panacea to the inefficiencies, labour shortages and environmental impact of the constructio...

The influence of traffic, geometric and context variables on urban crash types: a grouped random parameter multinomial logit approach

Journal Article
Intini, P., Berloco, N., Fonzone, A., Fountas, G., & Ranieri, V. (in press)
The influence of traffic, geometric and context variables on urban crash types: a grouped random parameter multinomial logit approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research,
Numerous road safety studies have been dedicated to the estimation of crash frequency and injury severity models. However, previous research has shown that different factors m...

An exploratory empirical analysis of willingness to hire and pay for flying taxis and shared flying car services

Journal Article
Shahriar Ahmed, S., Fountas, G., Eker, U., Still, S. E., & Anastasopoulos, P. C. (in press)
An exploratory empirical analysis of willingness to hire and pay for flying taxis and shared flying car services. Journal of Air Transport Management,
A new transportation mode that can simultaneously operate on land and in the air, namely the flying cars, is anticipated to penetrate the automobile fleet between 2020 and 202...

Study on On-Chip Antenna Design Based on Metamaterial-Inspired and Substrate Integrated Waveguide Properties for Millimetre-Wave and THz Integrated-Circuit Applications

Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B., Althuwayb, A., Aissa, S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., …Limiti, E. (in press)
Study on On-Chip Antenna Design Based on Metamaterial-Inspired and Substrate Integrated Waveguide Properties for Millimetre-Wave and THz Integrated-Circuit Applications. Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves,

Developing a BIM and simulation-based hazard assessment and visualization framework for CLT construction design

Journal Article
BuHamdan, S., Duncheva, T., & Alwisy, A. (in press)
Developing a BIM and simulation-based hazard assessment and visualization framework for CLT construction design. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management,
The sustainability of the urban built environment has previously been investigated through many angles in relation to the growing global urban population and provision of ener...

Offsite Ready Booklets

Report
Duncheva, M., Calcagno, C., Henquel, V., Leitch, K., Stinson, J., Plant O'Toole, E., …Ferriz-Papi, J. A. (2020)
Offsite Ready Booklets. Edinburgh: Construction Industry Training Board

Futures Thinking: The case of ECOR

Journal Article
Logtens, E., & Weigend Rodríguez, R. (in press)
Futures Thinking: The case of ECOR. Journal of Futures Studies,
This interview is part of a research project which aims to formulate an interdisciplinary systematic approach based on Circular Economy (CE) principles and Futures Studies (FS...

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Early Years Buildings Net-zero energy comparison

2020 - 2020
The work performed in this project will help to clarify the route to net-zero carbon in non-domestic buildings by using building performance evaluation of two as-built examples of early years building...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Bike Saddle Design

2020 - 2020
With an increased number of people taking to their bikes through the current Covid 19 pandemic and cycling being seen as part of the transport and delivery solutions in the future, particularly when a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Digitisation of Home Grown Timber Products

2020 - 2021
The aim of this project is to determine the potential for the symbiosis of renewable resource (forestry, woody bio-mass and naturally replenishable) and the high value manufacture of a resilient and s...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £30,000

Towards carbonless engines: the fundamentals of hydrogen compression-ignition

2020 - 2021
The current project proposes a novel approach for the use of hydrogen in compression ignition (CI) engine mode, in alignment with UK’s plan for zero emissions by 2040. The use of hydrogen in CI engine...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £65,616

Essential Evidence for Scotland Year 2

2020 - 2021
Translational research can be powerful in providing practitioners with targeted evidence summaries when they have neither time, knowledge of, nor access to much of the peer reviewed evidence base. The...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £6,475

Construction on Peat

2020 - 2021
Housing Construction on Peatland: Opening up Opportunities and Minimising Disruption through Innovation – Phase 1 Feasibility of Proposed Solutions
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £34,590

Home Grown Demonstrator

2020 - 2021
This project is to act as forerunner to the larger Edinburgh Home Demonstrator project to identify areas of innovation and supply chain integration aligned with the economic strategy for Scotland’s f...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £26,000

CSIC - SNRG Phase 1

2020 - 2021
SNRG is a human centred PropTech company that believes affordability, sustainability and community are key to building a better quality of life. The objective of SNRG is to design, build and operate ...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £49,753

SHELTERs: Sustainable Homes Enabling the Long Term Empowerment of Refugees

2020 - 2023
This project addresses this major moral, humanitarian, and knowledge gap by following on from a highly successful seed-funded project, which developed—through participatory design and interdisciplinar...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £299,712

Impacts of School Street closures on the local highway network

2020 - 2020
This project is to extend understanding of wider impacts of temporary street closures. It will consifder any re-distributional effects of street closures around schools and it is under consideration w...
Funder: The Road Safety Trust | Value: £11,200

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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

Development of numerical tools for modelling hydrogen and gas mixtures in subsurface storage

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

Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Biological Remediation in Soils.

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

Implementation of Deep Learning for Prognostics of Lithium-ion Battery State-Of-Health [SOH] and Remaining Useful Life [RUL]

2020 - date
Mustehsan Beg | Director of Studies: Professor 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

Intertwining the Tangible and Intangible Aspects of Historic Building Information Modelling (HBIM)

2020 - date
Oluwatosin Adewale | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Pathogen detection in bathing waters using microfluidic technology, image processing and deep learning.

2019 - date
Muhammad Ilyas | Director of Studies: Dr Abdelfateh Kerrouche | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

An evaluation of the use of natural elements to benefit midwives’ health and wellbeing when implemented into the indoor environments of clinical settings

2019 - date
Natalie Bain-Reguis | Director of Studies: Dr Andrew Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Caroline Hollins-Martin

Group activity and travel scheduling with shared autonomous vehicles

2019 - date
Akinwole Obafemi | Director of Studies: Dr Grigorios Fountas | Second Supervisor: Dr Achille Fonzone

Assessing alternative refridgerants for cooling

2019 - date
Stephanie Nwachokor | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Prof Tariq Muneer
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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...

Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for wave manipulation: a closer step to invisibility cloak

11 March 2019
Scientists from Edinburgh Napier University (Dr. Luigi La Spada) in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London and UK Industries (Qinetiq Group Ltd) have successfully developed a new design me...

Edinburgh Napier University playing key role for structural timber throughout Europe

8 March 2019
On the 19th and 20th of March, Dan Ridley-Ellis, head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, will chair his first meeting as convenor of a key timber standards committee. This CEN task group ...