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The Coming of Age of Solar and Wind Power

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Muneer, T., Jadraque Gago, E., & Etxebarria Berrizbeitia, S. (2022)
The Coming of Age of Solar and Wind Power. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92010-4
This book focuses on the current situation of two technologies for electricity production from renewable energy sources, wind and solar photovoltaic energy, analysing and desc...

Numerical analysis of zero-carbon HCCI engine fuelled with steam diluted H2/H2O2 blends

Journal Article
Fernie, O., Megaritis, T., Ganippa, L. C., & Tingas, E. (2022)
Numerical analysis of zero-carbon HCCI engine fuelled with steam diluted H2/H2O2 blends. Fuel, 326, Article 125100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2022.125100
The addition of hydrogen peroxide and steam to a hydrogen-fuelled HCCI engine was investigated at various fuel lean conditions ( = 0.2–0.6) and compression ratios (15–20) usin...

Glucose level detection using millimetre-wave metamaterial-inspired resonator

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Asghar Qureshi, S., Zainal Abidin, Z., Elamin, N. I., Majid, H. A., Ashyap, A. Y., Nebhen, J., …Abd-Alhameed, R. (2022)
Glucose level detection using millimetre-wave metamaterial-inspired resonator. PLOS ONE, 17(6), Article e0269060. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0269060
Millimetre-wave frequencies are promising for sensitive detection of glucose levels in the blood, where the temperature effect is insignificant. All these features provide the...

Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach

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Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., & Olawumi, T. O. (2022)
Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach. Habitat International, 126(August), 102615. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2022.102615
Waste generated by building construction and demolition (BCD) activities contributes to the major proportion of urban solid waste. A large amount of the waste is still sent to...

The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland

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Downey, L., Fonzone, A., Fountas, G., & Semple, T. (in press)
The Impact Of COVID-19 On Future Public Transport Use In Scotland. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2022.06.005
This paper examines the determinants of changes in future public transport use in Scotland after the COVID-19 pandemic. An online questionnaire was distributed to 994 Scottish...

An equivalence framework for an age-structured multi-stage representation of the cell cycle

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Kynaston, J. C., Guiver, C., & Yates, C. A. (2022)
An equivalence framework for an age-structured multi-stage representation of the cell cycle. Physical Review E, 105(6), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.105.064411
We develop theoretical equivalences between stochastic and deterministic models for populations of individual cells stratified by age. Specifically, we develop a hierarchical ...

Design of Timber Buildings for Deconstruction and Reuse — Three methods and five case studies

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Sandin, Y., Shotton, E., Cramer, M., Sandberg, K., Walsh, S. J., González-Alegre, V., …Zabala Mejia, A. (2022)
Design of Timber Buildings for Deconstruction and Reuse — Three methods and five case studies. ForestValue
There is a need for a shift towards circular economy in the construction sector and design philosophies as Design for Deconstruction and Reuse (DfDR) and Design for Adaptabili...

Effect of graphene oxide nanoparticles on blast load resistance of steel fiber reinforced concrete

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Jamnam, S., Maho, B., Techaphatthanakon, A., Ruttanapun, C., Aemlaor, P., Zhang, H., & Sukontasukkul, P. (2022)
Effect of graphene oxide nanoparticles on blast load resistance of steel fiber reinforced concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 343, Article 128139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.128139
Concrete structures may occasionally be subjected to both intentional or unintentional explosions which could cause casualties and damage to properties. Advance research on pr...

Event-Triggered Distributed Data-Driven Iterative Learning Bipartite Formation Control for Unknown Nonlinear Multiagent Systems

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Zhao, H., Yu, H., & Peng, L. (in press)
Event-Triggered Distributed Data-Driven Iterative Learning Bipartite Formation Control for Unknown Nonlinear Multiagent Systems. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/tnnls.2022.3174885
In this study, we investigate the event-triggering time-varying trajectory bipartite formation tracking problem for a class of unknown nonaffine nonlinear discrete-time multia...

The de-industrialisation discourse and the loss of modern industrial heritage in the Arab world: Jordan as a case study

Journal Article
Jarrar, N., & Jaradat, S. (in press)
The de-industrialisation discourse and the loss of modern industrial heritage in the Arab world: Jordan as a case study. Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, https://doi.org/10.1108/JCHMSD-03-2021-0037
Purpose Industrial heritage is considered an essential part of cultural heritage in the world. This heritage suffers from continued marginalisation in the Arab world, particul...

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Design model predictive control with swarm inspired MPPT algorithms to extract optimum power for a single-stage grid connected PV inverter

2022 - 2022
Brief Description This project aims to develop a control algorithm using Model predictive control with swarm-inspired MPPT algorithm for a single stage grid connected PV inverter. Single-stage PV inv...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £6,680

Mara Seaweed

2022 - 2022
Process intensification and decarbonisation of a seaweed drying process. This is an energy intensive process, requiring specialist heating equipment to control the heat supplied to seaweed drying appl...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £9,600

Blackthorn Salt

2022 - 2022
Blackthorn Salt is a specialist food grade sea salt produced from Scottish sea water utilising an historic production process which is both sustainable and environmentally responsible. In-keeping with...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £9,800

Novel portable aluminum-air battery: A green technology for sustainable power generation via circular economy approach

2022 - 2023
The main aim of this research is to produce a high performance portable cellulose-based aluminium-air battery. Based on this aim, several specific objectives are outlined as the following: 1. To proce...
Funder: British Council | Value: £24,020

Sintering improvement and electrical property tuning of lead-free AgNbO3-based ceramics for energy storage applications

2022 - 2023
With the environment and climate degrading, it is critical to accelerate the development of reliable energy storage equipment to enable the continued use of renewable energy. Dielectric capacitors are...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £19,009

Portable Solar Kiln

2022 - 2022
DLT is a mass timber product that can be used for floor, wall, and roof structures. It is structurally very efficient and economical to use in construction. As part of the process to make DLT, the w...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,999

Annandale Distillery

2022 - 2022
As part of the practise to make whisky, the fermentation processes result in CO2 emissions from the 6 x 12,000 litre wooden washbacks. Each fermentation lasts for 72 hours, producing CO2 for the whole...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £9,600

IV: Airglove Leg product design for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

2022 - 2022
GCM would like to work with a specialist academic team who could analyse the product design aspect of the PAD design
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

La Doping Mechanisms in BiFeO3-SrTiO3 for High Energy Density Capacitors

2022 - 2023
This proposed research will benefit: Contribute to the development of eletroceramics for high energy density capacitors, better connecting my research with the United Kingdom's long-term goals
Funder: Royal Society of Chemistry | Value: £9,744

Dissident Distilling

2022 - 2022
Dissident Spirits Ltd intends to employ a novel heating method in the production of Scotch whisky by using thermal oil as the medium of heat transfer, allowing the production to run entirely electric...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £9,887

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Electro-Solution blow spinning (ESBS) system: Innovative system for producing high performance nanofibers for energy harvesting applications

2022 - date
Eman Elessawy | Director of Studies: Prof Islam Shyha | Second Supervisor: Dr Dongyang Sun

Structural modelling and optimization of direct-driven electrical generators for offshore renewable energy converters "SMODEREC"

2022 - date
Magnus Bichan | Director of Studies: Dr Nazmi Sellami | Second Supervisor: Dr Pablo Jaen Sola

Autonomous Wireless Sensor Network System with Energy Harvesting Capability

2022 - date
Martins Odiamenhi | Director of Studies: Dr Chan Hwang See | Second Supervisor: Dr Hongnian Yu

Optimising Work and Heat Exchange Networks Towards Improved Energy Efficiency in Hydrogen Industry

2022 - date
Shamsoddin Ghiami | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Dr Viviani Onishi

Economic and environmental sustainability evaluation of bamboo-timber composite for construction based on an integrated LCC and LCA approach

2021 - date
Jianbin Yang | Director of Studies: Dr Bernardino D'Amico | Second Supervisor: Prof Francesco Pomponi

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

Battery Electric Vehicle Acceleration Policy, Transport Mode Shfit and Traffic Congestion Level: A Case Study of Jakarta City, Indonesia

2021 - date
Rachmad Hidayat | Director of Studies: Dr Jonathan Cowie | Second Supervisor: Prof Achille Fonzone

Developing more realistic Occupant Behaviour Styles using Building Information Modeling (BIM) in an integrated approach

2021 - date
Aniekan Abasiekong | Director of Studies: Dr Suha Jaradat | Second Supervisor: Dr Behrang Alimohammadisagvand

Evaluating the applicability of digital twin framework on residential developments

2021 - date
Astrid Bagireanu | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Julio Bros Williamson

The Long-term Impacts of COVID-19 on Transport and Housing Infrastructure

2021 - date
Mostafa Ayman Ilham | Director of Studies: Prof Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Grigorios Fountas
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Dr Chris Guiver awarded one-year Royal Society of Edinburgh personal research fellowship

9 March 2022
Dr Chris Guiver, of Edinburgh Napier University's School of Engineering and the Built Environment, has been awarded a one-year personal Research Fellowship by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in their a...

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...