Director of Sustainable Construction
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L., Moncaster, A. & Smith, S. (2017). Bringing pupils into building energy performance: school design, construction and operation. In PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume IIIISBN N/A
Colegio Rochester is school in Colombia with a strong vision for sustainability. This vision permeates the new school building which was the first school in Latin America to b...
Su, S., Smith, S. & McAndrew, S. (2017). Acoustic Hanger. GB 2493005. UK Patent Office
This patent stemmed from research undertaken to investigate the reduction of sound transmission through lightweight floors in apartments. Lightweight floors have commonly been...
Smith, R. S., Wood, J. B., & Hairstans, R. (2015). Increasing need for Offsite Construction and Manufactured Infrastructure in the UK Economy. In CIAT Symposium Proceedings
Due to increasing demand for housing and other building infrastructure the methodology of offsite construction is becoming more attractive to developers, local authorities and...
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Innovative Offsite manufacturing project on an energy efficient wall structure
The project seeks to undertake industrial research and commercial development bringing to market a new party wall building system that increases the use of Scottish produced offsite construction, sign...
Heriot Watt University
Travel grant to fund a research trip, with collaborators at the University of Saskatchewan, to carry out site visits to landfill sites currently undergoing remediation
In most countries, population, poor management of water policies, infrastructure ...
Smith, S. (2007). Research knowledge transfer and testing facilities ot Scottish universities
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2007). Design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise-part 2 - example details
Smith, S., Bignell, D., Parrett, R., Wood, J. & Flynn, P. (2007). Acoustic Isolator for a Party Wall.
Abstract of GB2429719
The invention relates to a party wall 10 and comprises first and second skins 12, 14 and a cavity 16 between the skins; an acoustic isolator 22; and a fi...
Smith, S., Mackenzie, R., MacKenzie, R. & Waters-Fuller, T. (2001). A review of sound insulation in Scottish domestic construction Part 1
The main aim of this research was to review the sound insulation performance,
relative to Part H (Technical Standards, Scotland), for different types of construction
Smith, S. (2000). Pre-completion testing and housing (proposed Part-E building regulations).
Fringuellino, M. & Smith, S. (1998). Previsione della "Transmission Loss" di pareti in mattone forato utilizzando il metodo SEA.
Hart, E. & Ross, P. (1998). An immune system approach to scheduling in changing environments. In Banzhaf, W., Daida, J. M., Eiben, A. E., Garzon, M. H., Honavar, V., Jakiela, M. J. & Smith, R. E. (Eds.). Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, 1559-1565
This paper describes the application of an
arti�cial immune system, (AIS), model to
a scheduling application, in which sudden
changes in the scheduling environment require
Smith, S. (1997). Update report on additional theoretical investigations into inter-laboratory results.
Smith, S., Macdonald, R., Lurcock, D. & Mackenzie, R. (2006). Airborne sound transmission, ISO 140 and influence of ISO 717-1 spectrum adaptation terms
Prokofieva, E. & Smith, S. (2007). Methods of quality control of airborne and impact sound insualtion in newly built residential buildings
The standard method of sound insulation testing in dwellings is pre-completion testing of separating walls and
floors during the building process. The main disadvantage of thi...
Smith, S., MacKenzie, R. & Wood, J. B. (2008). Development of new standards for sound insulation for new housing in Scotland
During the last 20 years minor amendments have been made to the technical design details for the Scottish Technical Standards for new build attached homes, under Section 5: No...
Smith, S. (2000). Implications of the performance criteria for the timber frame industry of proposed approved document E
To provide a detailed review and assessment of current Scottish companies working in offsite sector and review of SG housing infrastructure needs.
Scottish Funding Council
This project, in collaboration with key industry expert partners, would investigate using experimental full scale structures and numerical modeling the range of options available for this industry sec...
A joint project to develop thin technology membranes for acoustic and thermal applications in buildings in partnership with Icopal, the world’s largest geo-membrane manufacturer, to develop a suite of...
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response...
Resilient bars provide cheap, effective sound insulation. They are increasingly popular
in timber floor/...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...