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Research Fellow, Module Leader
Director of Sustainable Construction
Gaffin, S. R., Rosenzweig, C., Eichenbaum-Pikser, J., Khanbilvardi, R., & Susca, T. (2010). A temperature and seasonal energy analysis of green, white, and black roofs. New York City, New York, USA: Columbia University
No abstract available.
Report available - http://www.greengridroofs.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Effective-R-value-of-Green-Roofs-Gaffin-et-al.p
Al-Atawi, A. M. & Saleh, W. (2012). Tabuk study final report. Edinburgh, Scotland: Transport Research Institute
Tabuk study final report.
Karen Hernandez Garcia, A. (2019, June). The accelerated urban growth in Mexico City. Figures and future scenarios. Paper presented at XVII Symposium of Mexican students and studies in the UK
Mexico City has experienced an accelerated and disorganised urban growth over time, triggering a deficit of housing stock, job opportunities, public transport and infrastructu...
Royal Academy of Engineering
The study examines the properties and benefits of selected local materials (such as clay and recycled elements) and whether their use as construction materials enhances environmental protection. The r...
Africa is the continent with the highest number of displaced people due to wars, humanitarian crises, resource scarcity, and extreme climate events. Emergency sheltering always sets out with the best ...
The population in Africa is growing rapidly, and thus the urbanization is accelerated. The need for detailed information on the performance of materials is a crucial part of the decision-making proces...
Research Fellow, Energy Consultant & Lecturer
Professor, Head of Built Environment
Research Student/Associate Lecturer
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Susca, T. (2013, July). Global and Local Benefits of the Increase in Albedo in European Cities. Presented at Dahrendorf Workshop: Low-Carbon Infrastructures, Co-Benefits and Land Taxation in European Cities, Berlin
No abstract available.
Susca, T. (2013, July). Global and Local Benefits of the Increase in Albedo in European Cities. Paper presented at Dahrendorf Workshop: Low-Carbon Infrastructures, Co-Benefits and Land Taxation in European Cities, Berlin
Susca, T., Fernandez, B., & Lohrey, S. (2013, June). Current State and Barriers for the Development of Renewable Energy in Europe. Paper presented at Dahrendorf Workshop: A European Energiewende as a European Common Good?
Susca, T. (2013, February). Assessment of the Effect of the Enhancement of Urban Infrastructures on Climate Change: the Case Study of European Cities. Paper presented at Dahrendorf Workshop: Economics and Climate Change, Brussels
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2012, April). Sensor design for cancer tissue diagnostics. Paper presented at SPIE Photonics Europe
In this paper, the design of a metamaterial-based sensor, operating in the mid-infrared frequency range, is proposed. The sensor consists of a planar array of complementary ci...
Fraser, R., & Carreno, M. (2011, October). Improving the safety of school travel via bus warning signage in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Paper presented at European Transport Conference 2011, Glasgow
Following two fatal accidents involving local school children who were alighting school buses in September 2008, Aberdeenshires local authority has progressed a number of demo...
Susca, T. (2011, June). Surface Albedo in Roofs’ Life Cycle Assessment: Black vs. White. Presented at ELCAS 2011. 2nd International Exergy, Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainability Workshop & Symposium, Nysiros, Greece
Susca, T., Gaffin, S., & Dell'Osso, G. R. (2010, June). The Contribution of the Albedo in LCA. Black vs. White Roofs: A Case Study in New York. Presented at SEEP 2010. 4th International Conference on Sustainable Energy & Environmental Protection, Bari, Italy
Susca, T., Gaffin, S. R., & Dell'Osso, G. R. (2010, June). Positive Effects of Vegetation: Urban Heat Island (UHI) and Green Roofs. Presented at Urban Environmental Pollution 2010. Overcoming Obstacles to Sustainability and Quality of Life, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
This paper attempts to evaluate the positive effects of vegetation with a multi-scale approach: an urban and a building scale. Monitoring the urban heat island in four areas o...
Susca, T., Gaffin, S., & Dell'Osso, G. (2010, May). The Contribution of the Albedo in LCA Evaluation of Three Roofs. Presented at CYCLE 2010. 4th Canadian Form on the Life Cycle Management of Products and Services, Montreal, Canada
Gaffin, S., Khanbilvardi, R., Rosenzweig, C., & Susca, T. (2009, September). Development of a (Green) Roof Environmental Monitoring and Meteorological Network in New York City. Presented at 2nd International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands, Berkeley, California
Gaffin, S., Khanbilvardi, R., Rosenzweig, C., & Susca, T. (2009, July). Development of a Green Roof Environmental Monitoring and Meteorological Network in New York City. Presented at The 17th Annual New York State ReLeaf Conference. Greening the Big Apple: Forestry from the Streets, New York City, New York, USA
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
Scottish Funding Council
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct in-situ post-occupancy energy analyses on refurbished four-in-a block dwellings that have been upgraded to high sustainability standards using: inno...
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct a suite of research and development testing on an innovative insulation product, focused around a live project. The insulation product, Retrofoam, u...
The mission of CIVITAS CAPITAL is to contribute significantly to the goals of the EU's Transport White Paper by capitalising systematically on the results of CIVITAS and creating an effective "value c...
The feasibility study will provide building energy performance specifications and recommendations on suitable renewable technology designs for a portable accommodation unit in rural Perthshire. It wi...
The project is to investigate & model travel behaviour & investigate attitudes for HH in Saudi Arabia (SA) taking. Although there have been a large number of research investigations in the area of tr...
To develop high performance floor and wall insulation products based on novel nanotechnology Aerogel materials that enhance the thermal performance of hard to treat buildings.
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
Researching and drafting of a case study on exploring emerging ICT-enabled governance models in EU Cities: City of Manchester
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Economic and Social Research Council
Previous evidence-based reviews of neighbourhood renewal have suggested, ‘learning from what works’ provides the means to close the skills gap and raise the competencies of the core occupations respon...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
TRI Director provides valuable input to review of streetworks – how and when utility companies dig up the road - being carried out for Scottish Ministers and finds that new powers available in England...
28 March 2016