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Interpretation and determination of thermal comfort in climate change context

Conference Proceeding
Sajjadian, S., Lewis, J., & Sharples, S. (2013)
Interpretation and determination of thermal comfort in climate change context. In Proceedings of IPGRC 2013: International post graduate research conference. , (1106-1113
Thermal comfort is a complicatedsubjectand is thus hard to quantify generally and specificallyandthe existing quantification methods are unlikely to be reliable for n...

Particle-scale interaction in sand-rubber mixtures and their influence on energy dissipation mechanisms

Journal Article
Fonseca, J., Riaz, A., Bernal-Sanchez, J., Barreto Gonzalez, D., McDougall, J., Miranda Manzanares, M., …Dimitriadi, V. (2019)
Particle-scale interaction in sand-rubber mixtures and their influence on energy dissipation mechanisms. Géotechnique Letters, 9(4), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1680/jgele.18.00221
Sand-rubber mixture (SRm) behaviour is affected by rubber content (RC) whilst dissipation in sands is caused by inter-particle sliding. Dissipation in SRm is as, or more signi...

Optimal distributed generation in green building assessment towards line loss reduction for Malaysian public hospital

Journal Article
Amran, M. E., Muhtazaruddin, M. N., Bani, N. A., Kaidi, H. M., Hassan, M. Z., Sarip, S., & Muhammad-Sukki, F. (2019)
Optimal distributed generation in green building assessment towards line loss reduction for Malaysian public hospital. Buletin Teknik Elektro dan Informatika / Bulletin of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, 8(4), 1180-1188. https://doi.org/10.11591/eei.v8i4.1624
This paper presents an optimization approach for criteria setting of Renewable Distributed Generation (DG) in the Green Building Rating System (GBRS). In this study, the total...

Investigation into the Development of an Additive Manufacturing Technique for the Production of Fibre Composite Products

Journal Article
Bade, L., Hackney, P., Shyha, I., & Birkett, M. (2015)
Investigation into the Development of an Additive Manufacturing Technique for the Production of Fibre Composite Products. Procedia Engineering, 132, 86-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.12.483
The advancements in manufacturing technology over recent years have made Additive Manufacturing, a breakthrough technology in the designing and manufacturing field. This paper...

Understanding neural computation in terms of pattern languages

Conference Proceeding
András, P. (2003)
Understanding neural computation in terms of pattern languages. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2003 (1385-1390
There is some experimental evidence that the neural information processing in some small neural systems with complex behaviour (e.g., olfactory bulb, crab stomatogastric gangl...

Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law

Journal Article
Karim, M. E., Munir, A. B., Karim, M. A., Muhammad-Sukki, F., Abu-Bakar, S. H., Sellami, N., …Hassan, M. Z. (2018)
Energy revolution for our common future: an evaluation of the emerging international renewable energy law. Energies, 11(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/en11071769
Climate change poses profound threats to the Earth and its people. Its mitigation, therefore, demands common but differentiated actions with comprehensive and coordinated appr...

Potential of floating solar technology in Malaysia

Journal Article
Jamalludin, M. A. S., Muhammad-Sukki, F., Abu-Bakar, S. H., Ramlee, F., Munir, A. B., Bani, N. A., …Sellami, N. (2019)
Potential of floating solar technology in Malaysia. International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive Systems, 10(3), 1638-1644. https://doi.org/10.11591/ijpeds.v10.i3.1638-1644
Solar energy is a natural source of energy and is tremendously abundant. The concept of floating solar is to fulfil and to support the existing energy supply in order to enhan...

Topological and chemical characteristics of turbulent flames at MILD conditions

Journal Article
Manias, D. M., Tingas, E., Minamoto, Y., & Im, H. G. (2019)
Topological and chemical characteristics of turbulent flames at MILD conditions. Combustion and Flame, 208, 86-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2019.06.031
Dominant physical processes that characterize the combustion of a lean methane/air mixture, diluted with exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), under turbulent MILD premixed conditi...

Agglomeration of services at regional level: the case of call centres in Northern England.

Conference Proceeding
Cabras, I. (2009)
Agglomeration of services at regional level: the case of call centres in Northern England. In Proceedings of the 1st PhD Conference in Economics in memory of Vassilis Patzatzis, Athens, (108-129
No abstract available.

Modelling motorcycles driving cycles and emissions in Edinburgh

Thesis
Kumar, R. Modelling motorcycles driving cycles and emissions in Edinburgh. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3047
The level of ownership and use of motorcycling has increased rapidly in Edinburgh and the UK in the last ten years. In this study, motorcycle driving cycles (rural and urban) ...

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Cerapoint - Surface Materials for Oil & Gas

2011 - 2012
A unique coating process has been developed for applications in environmentally challenging environments, in particular for the oil and gas industry. The University will investigate the feasibility of...
Value: £34,892

Inverted Hydro-generation

2018 - 2018
Inverted hydro-electrical generation concept realisation and proof of concept evaluation.
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership | Value: £10,000

Psychology of Travel Paper

2005 - 2007
Psychology of Travel Paper
Value: £2,000

Accsys - Stage 2 Assessment of Structural Performance

2011 - 2013
Structural Assessment of accetylated timber product Accoya
Value: £29,090

Makar - Dowel-Laminated Timber (DLT) Research Proposal

2014 - 2015
The project will result in the use and application of an innovative low carbon timber construction technology. The project will demonstrate the products carbon benefits, overcome the technical barrie...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £28,984

Growth & quality of minor conifer timber species

2012 - 2016
PhD investigating performance of timber from some minor species while developing approaches for assessing wood in standing trees.
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £73,379

Solid Timber Work Package 1

2012 - 2014
Determine the feasibility of solid timber fabrication in the UK.
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £23,750

FCS LCA of home grown timber

2012 - 2015
To produce Life Cycle Analysis data for the manufacture of solid timber products from home grown timber, with a specific emphasis of a potential CLT product.
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £5,000

EURAMP

2004 - 2007
EUropean RAmp Metering Project (EURAMP) EURAMP is a comprehensive, up-to-date, representative, collective European action focused on ramp metering control measures in European motorways in the aim of...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £201,796

Brake Pilot of Young Driver Education Sessions

2004 - 2007
Brake Pilot of Young Driver Education Sessions
Value: £9,000

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The application of human factors through assessment and improvement of behavioural safety to improve safety performance in small to medium sized enterprises

2002 - 2012
User-friendly systems of human factors (HF) ...
Dr William Rose | Director of Studies: Prof Naren Gupta | Second Supervisor: Jay Hoy

Modelling the influence of communication on fertility change in rural Bangladesh

2000 - 2004
The total fertility rate in Bangladesh declined from 6.3 children per women in 1975 to 3.3 in 1997-1999. This decline of...
Prof Kaberi Gayen | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Mike Pearson

Impact of ubiquitous real-time information on bus passenger route choice

2015 - 2018
Real Time Travel Information (RTTI) systems deliver information to a wide range of travellers using different modes, with the ai...
Mr Faqhrul Islam | Director of Studies: Prof Achille Fonzone | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew MacIver

Modelling and analysing cyclist road safety performance in Scotland: a safety in numbers perspective

2015 - 2019
Vulnerable Road User (VRU) road safety performance lags behind the improvements achieved among motor...
Suzanne Meade | Director of Studies: Dr Kathryn Stewart | Second Supervisor: Ian Smith

Design, modelling and control of a rotorcraft landing gear for uneven ground conditions

2016 - 2020
The PhD project studies the area of robotic landing gear. Most aerial vehicles, including helicopters, incorporat...
Daniel Melia Boix | Director of Studies: Dr Keng Goh | Second Supervisor: Gareth Smith

Impact of climate change and envelope performance dilapidation on dwellings

2012 - 2019
"This study looks at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they comp...
Dr Julio Bros Williamson | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

Potato food loss policy management in Scotland-Circular economy approach

2019 - date
Miss Stephanie Nwachokor | Director of Studies: Dr Sarah Borthwick Saddler | Second Supervisor: Dr Fawad Khaleel

Investigation of bus passenger discomfort and driver fatigue: An electroencephalography (EEG) approach

2015 - 2021
Benjamin Afuye | Director of Studies: Prof Wafaa Saleh | Second Supervisor: Prof Achille Fonzone

Mode choice modelling using elements of MINDSPACE and structural equation modelling

2016 - 2020
Ing Augustus Ababio-Donkor | Director of Studies: Prof Wafaa Saleh | Second Supervisor: Prof Achille Fonzone

Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading

2012 - 2019
Michael Jeffrey | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ian Smith

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Dr Timothy Olawumi was a resource person at WAiC Webinar

27 September 2022
Dr Timothy Olawumi was invited as a guest speaker/resource person at a Webinar hosted by Women Academics in Construction (WAiC) on September 27, 2022. Title: Getting Published in High Impact Journals...

Dr Timothy Olawumi was a panelist at a Live Talk Show - Construction Carbon Talk

17 June 2022
Dr Timothy Olawumi was a panelist on a Live Talk Show – the ConstructionCarbonTalk organised by Leeds Beckett University and YORhub (Partner - https://www.yorhub.com/). Title: How does BIM facilitate...

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.

13 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 with the Nige...

Can Timber Construction Be a Significant Carbon Sink?

27 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

25 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

18 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

6 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).