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Modelling a field-scale compressed air energy storage in porous rock reservoirs

Conference Proceeding
Yang, L., Guo, C., Li, C., He, Q., Zhang, K., & Cai, Z. (2020)
Modelling a field-scale compressed air energy storage in porous rock reservoirs. In Volume 4: Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Applied Energy, Part 3, Sweden, 2019
Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) is one of the promising methods to store the surplus solar and wind energy in a grid scale . In this study, we used a non...

The use of video presentation to improve assessment

Presentation / Conference
Kerrouche, A. (2020, July)
The use of video presentation to improve assessment. Presented at International Symposium of Engineering Education (ISEE), Glasgow
Kerrouche, A. (2020, July). The use of video presentation to improve assessment. Presented at International Symposium of Engineering Education (ISEE), Glasgow.

Design a Monitoring System For Pathogen Detection Using Microfluidic Technology

Presentation / Conference
Kerrouche, A. (2020, June)
Design a Monitoring System For Pathogen Detection Using Microfluidic Technology. Poster presented at 27th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, Alexandria, Virginia, US
Kerrouche, A. (2020, June). Design a Monitoring System For Pathogen Detection Using Microfluidic Technology. Poster presented at 27th International Conference on Optical Fiber...

Optical fibre thermometry using ratiometric green emission of an upconverting nanoparticle- polydimethylsiloxane composite

Journal Article
Kumar, R., Binetti, L., Nguyen, .. H., Alwis, L. S., Sun, T., & Grattan, K. T. (in press)
Optical fibre thermometry using ratiometric green emission of an upconverting nanoparticle- polydimethylsiloxane composite. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2020.112083
The thermally coupled green band emission from excited Er 3+ ions has been used in the past to create optical thermometers, by doping the material in various types of media, p...

Monitoring of the critical meniscus of very low liquid volumes using an optical fiber sensor

Journal Article
Binetti, L., del Villar, I., Dissanayake, K., Stankiewicz, A., Sun, T., Grattan, K. T. V., & Alwis, L. (in press)
Monitoring of the critical meniscus of very low liquid volumes using an optical fiber sensor. IEEE Sensors Journal,
A novel sensing system based on single mode optical fiber in reflective configuration has been developed to measure the critical meniscus height (CMH) of low volumes of liquid...

SPR biosensor based on polymer multi-mode optical waveguide and nanoparticle signal enhancement

Journal Article
Gabriela Walter, J., Eilers, A., Alwis, L., Wilhelm Roth, B., & Bremer, K. (2020)
SPR biosensor based on polymer multi-mode optical waveguide and nanoparticle signal enhancement. Sensors, 20(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/s20102889
We present a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensor that is based on a planar-optical multi-mode (MM) polymer waveguide structure applied for the detection of biomolecules ...

Efficient Routines for Obtaining Radiation View-Factor for Non-Uniform Horizons

Journal Article
Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2020)
Efficient Routines for Obtaining Radiation View-Factor for Non-Uniform Horizons. Energies, 13(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/en13102551
There are a large number of engineering applications wherein estimation of radiation exchange between surfaces is required. One important part of the latter procedure is to ob...

High Performance Metasurface-Based On-Chip Antenna for Terahertz Integrated Circuits

Conference Proceeding
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., A. Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (in press)
High Performance Metasurface-Based On-Chip Antenna for Terahertz Integrated Circuits

An exploratory empirical analysis of willingness to pay for and use flying cars

Journal Article
Eker, U., & Fountas, G. (in press)
An exploratory empirical analysis of willingness to pay for and use flying cars. Aerospace science and technology,
From the early years of aviation, flying cars have constituted an appealing topic for science-fiction scenarios. Currently, recent technological developments demonstrate that...

Methodology for Gender Analysis in Transport: Factors with Influence in Women’s Inclusion as Professionals and Users of Transport Infrastructures

Journal Article
García-Jiménez, E., Poveda-Reyes, S., Molero, G. D., Santarremigia, F. E., Gorrini, A., Hail, Y., …Mauriello, F. (2020)
Methodology for Gender Analysis in Transport: Factors with Influence in Women’s Inclusion as Professionals and Users of Transport Infrastructures. Sustainability, 12(9), https://doi.org/10.3390/su12093656
This work analyzes gendered processes by a methodology based on clustering factors with influence in the decision-making process of women as users or employees of the transpor...

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Home Grown Demonstrator

2020 - 2021
This project is to act as forerunner to the larger Edinburgh Home Demonstrator project to identify areas of innovation and supply chain integration aligned with the economic strategy for Scotland’s f...
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £26,000

SHELTERs: Sustainable Homes Enabling the Long Term Empowerment of Refugees

2020 - 2023
This project addresses this major moral, humanitarian, and knowledge gap by following on from a highly successful seed-funded project, which developed—through participatory design and interdisciplinar...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £299,712

Impacts of School Street closures on the local highway network

2020 - 2020
This project is to extend understanding of wider impacts of temporary street closures. It will consifder any re-distributional effects of street closures around schools and it is under consideration w...
Funder: The Road Safety Trust | Value: £11,200

OnGen

2020 - 2020
The collaboration will see the number low carbon energy generation technology scenarios, the joint work will explore the performance parameters of these technologies through the use of real-world inst...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,923

Bus Passenger Analytics

2020 - 2020
Passengers using the Lothian Buses network may use a smart card (Ridacard) to pay for their journey, swiping the card on boarding a vehicle. Smart card journeys account for about 1/3rd of journeys mad...
Funder: Data Lab | Value: £26,170

Mortice Lock Prototype Development

2019 - 2020
The company has designed a new lock on CAD (computer aided design) which is about 95% complete, the design needs to completed by an expert to the British standards requirements and so as the lock is ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Nanocellulose arabica gum composites

2019 - 2020
This project will cast films from a nanocellulose (CNF) composite with arabica gum. Arabica gum will be added at different loading concentrations and composites will be assessed for general appearanc...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

CSIC Mass Timber Commercialisaton

2019 - 2021
Edinburgh Napier University to investigate and undertake the following tasks: • Collate, analyse and summarise their research base on mass timber and its viability as a construction technique for the ...
Funder: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre | Value: £69,786

Wood Products Innovation Fund - Outreach

2019 - 2020
To undertake outreach activities to promote the finding of WPIF on behalf of Scottish Forestry.
Funder: Forestry Commission Scotland | Value: £9,999

Increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population

2019 - 2020
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 evidenc...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £22,776

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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

Development of numerical tools for modelling hydrogen and gas mixtures in subsurface storage

2020 - date
Richard Wallace | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Dr John McDougall

Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Biological Remediation in Soils.

2020 - date
Alexander Mccomas | Director of Studies: Dr Daniel Barreto Gonzalez | Second Supervisor: Dr John McDougall

Implementation of Deep Learning for Prognostics of Lithium-ion Battery State-Of-Health [SOH] and Remaining Useful Life [RUL]

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

An evaluation of the use of natural elements to benefit midwives’ health and wellbeing when implemented into the indoor environments of clinical settings

2019 - date
Natalie Bain-Reguis | Director of Studies: Dr Andrew Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof Caroline Hollins-Martin

Group activity and travel scheduling with shared autonomous vehicles

2019 - date
Akinwole Obafemi | Director of Studies: Dr Grigorios Fountas | Second Supervisor: Dr Achille Fonzone

Assessing alternative refridgerants for cooling

2019 - date
Stephanie Nwachokor | Director of Studies: Dr Zuansi Cai | Second Supervisor: Prof Tariq Muneer

Pathogen detection in bathing waters using microfluidic technology, image processing and deep learning.

2019 - date
Muhammad Ilyas | Director of Studies: Dr Abdelfateh Kerrouche | Second Supervisor: Alistair Lawson

Biogenic construction materials for a circular economy and climate change mitigation: scalability and sustainability

2018 - date
Jim Hart | Director of Studies: Dr Francesco Pomponi | Second Supervisor: Dr Bernardino D'Amico
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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 ...

Norco Factory Team Mechanic Lewis Kirkwood Thinks Mountain Biking Could be Giving us Bad Vibrations

6 August 2019
A recent study from Edinburgh Napier University suggests that mountain bikers are experiencing more intense vibrations than a construction worker who has spent a day on a jackhammer. The study was car...

Japanese vibration expert joins Scottish monitoring firm Reactec

28 July 2019
Professor Setsuo Maeda, one of the world’s most respected experts in human response to vibration, has been appointed as Reactec’s chief scientific liaison – relocating from Japan to Edinburgh for the ...

Invited Keynote Speach by Professor Davis at National Active Travel Conference

11 June 2019
Keynote speech to Scotland's premier annual active travel conference. Summarised Evidence Review findings from recent studies of most effective interventions to increase active travel and increase phy...

Invited presentation by Professor Davis to the Active Scotland Development Group

10 June 2019
Invited presentation to the Active Scotland Development Group quarterly meeting which had a focus on transport for this meeting.

University academic to insist "no such thing as a tree" (to foresters)

13 March 2019
Dan Ridley-Ellis, the Head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, will be giving the Royal Forestry Society's Lawrence Pilling Memorial Lecture at the Worcestershire Federation of Young Farmer...

Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for wave manipulation: a closer step to invisibility cloak

11 March 2019
Scientists from Edinburgh Napier University (Dr. Luigi La Spada) in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London and UK Industries (Qinetiq Group Ltd) have successfully developed a new design me...

Edinburgh Napier University playing key role for structural timber throughout Europe

8 March 2019
On the 19th and 20th of March, Dan Ridley-Ellis, head of the Centre for Wood Science and Technology, will chair his first meeting as convenor of a key timber standards committee. This CEN task group ...