Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Research Fellow, Energy Consultant & Lecturer
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
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
Royal Academy of Engineering
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...
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...
Director of Sustainable Construction
Research Student/Associate Lecturer
Research Fellow, Module Leader
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...
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
Smith, S. (1998, January). Update report on additional theoretical investigations into inter-laboratory results. Paper presented at CEN TC126 WG1 AhG4, Munich
Paterson, W. D., Russell, D. J., Wu, G., McConnell, B., Currie, J. I., McCafferty, D. J., & Thompson, D. (2019). Post-disturbance haulout behaviour of harbour seals. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 29(S1), 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3092
1. The impact of anthropogenic activity associated with the construction of a proposed tidal turbine on harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) was investigated using controlled distur...
Saint, R. M., Pomponi, F., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. I. (2019). Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 172(3), 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00068
Passive solar systems are often designed primarily with efficiency in mind, and research efforts are concentrated towards gaining an increase in performance. However, due to t...
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 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...
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.
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...