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A Jug-Shaped CPW-Fed an Ultra-Wideband Printed Monopole Antenna for Wireless Communications Networks

Journal Article
Ahmad, S., Ijaz, U., Naseer, S., Ghaffar, A., Qasim, M. A., Abrar, F., …Abd-Alhameed, R. (2022)
A Jug-Shaped CPW-Fed an Ultra-Wideband Printed Monopole Antenna for Wireless Communications Networks. Applied Sciences, 12(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/app12020821
A type of telecommunication technology called an ultra-wideband (UWB) is used to provide a typical solution for short-range wireless communication due to large bandwidth, low ...

Thermal and Acoustic Properties of Sustainable Structural Lightweight Aggregate Rubberized Concrete

Journal Article
Pongsopha, P., Sukontasukkul, P., Zhang, H., & Limkatanyu, S. (in press)
Thermal and Acoustic Properties of Sustainable Structural Lightweight Aggregate Rubberized Concrete. Results in Engineering,
This study investigated the effect crumb rubber recycled from wasted tires on properties of structural lightweight aggregate concrete (LWAC). Two types of concrete were teste...

Metabolic heat loss in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) differs with stage of moult and between habitats

Journal Article
Paterson, W. D., Chaise, L. L., McKnight, C., Currie, J. I., Thompson, D., Ancel, A., …McCafferty, D. J. (in press)
Metabolic heat loss in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) differs with stage of moult and between habitats. Journal of Thermal Biology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2021.103183
The moult in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) represents an especially energetically demanding period during which seals must maintain high skin temperature to facil...

Assessment of Predictive Probability Models for Effective Mechanical Design Feature Reuse

Journal Article
Vasantha, G., Purves, D., Quigley, J., Corney, J., Sherlock, A., & Randika, G. (in press)
Assessment of Predictive Probability Models for Effective Mechanical Design Feature Reuse. Artificial intelligence for engineering design, analysis and manufacturing : AI EDAM,
This research envisages an automated system to inform engineers when opportunities occur to use existing features or configurations during the development of new products. Su...

Scalability resilience framework using application-level fault injection for cloud-based software services

Journal Article
Al-Said Ahmad, A., & Andras, P. (2022)
Scalability resilience framework using application-level fault injection for cloud-based software services. Journal of cloud computing: advances, systems and applications, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13677-021-00277-z
This paper presents an investigation into the effect of faults on the scalability resilience of cloud-based software services. The study introduces an experimental framework u...

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...

Seismic behavior of non seismically designed eccentric reinforced concrete beam column joints

Journal Article
Liu, Y., Wong, S. H., Zhang, H., Kuang, J. S., Lee, P., & Kwong, W. (2021)
Seismic behavior of non seismically designed eccentric reinforced concrete beam column joints. Earthquakes and Structures, An International Journal, 21(6), 613-625. https://doi.org/10.12989/eas.2021.21.6.613
Non seismically designed eccentric reinforced concrete beam column joints were extensively used in existing reinforced concrete frame buildings, which were found to be vulnera...

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 ...

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Stoane Lighting KTP

2022 - 2024
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

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

Increasing Physical Activity through Active Travel - Year 3

2021 - 2022
A major element of the project is to help increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population. Research interests include: - translational research to ensure the evidence...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £18,077

Restoring Environments, Societies, Ecosystems and Trees (RESET)

2021 - 2022
Africa is due to experience the most rapid urbanisation and population growth in this century. The combination of these phenomena in other countries has led to two dire outcomes: enormous loss of ecos...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £29,868

A critical evaluation of large scale direct-drive wind turbine electrical machines manufacturing techniques considering sustainability aspects and recyclability issues

2021 - 2022
Direct-driven generators are low speed machines requiring robust and heavy supporting structures capable of withstanding a demanding set of loads. It has been reported that at least 2/3 of the total m...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £43,976

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 - 2022
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

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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...

Can Timber Construction Be a Significant Carbon Sink?

26 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

24 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

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 ...