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A temperature and seasonal energy analysis of green, white, and black roofs

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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

Current State and Barriers for the Development of Renewable Energy in Europe

Presentation / Conference
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?
No abstract available.

Assessment of the Effect of the Enhancement of Urban Infrastructures on Climate Change: the Case Study of European Cities

Presentation / Conference
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
No abstract available.

Global and Local Benefits of the Increase in Albedo in European Cities

Presentation / Conference
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
No abstract available.

Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system

Journal Article
Kolhe, M., Adhikari, S., & Muneer, T. (2019)
Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system. Applied Energy, 233-234, 403-411. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.012
This paper explores the use of electric car roof mounted photovoltaic (PV) powered ventilation for cabin heat management/ventilation. A fully-functional Renault Zoe electric c...

Surface wave cloaking using transformation optics

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., & Hao, Y. (2015)
Surface wave cloaking using transformation optics. In 2015 1st URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conference (URSI AT-RASC)doi:10.1109/ursi-at-rasc.2015.7302892
Recently, there has been an increasing interest in the study of manipulating surface waves from microwave to optical frequencies [1, 2], especially for the design of conformal...

Electromagnetic modeling of metamaterial-based sensors

Conference Proceeding
Spada, L. L. (2015)
Electromagnetic modeling of metamaterial-based sensors. doi:10.1109/imws-bio.2014.7032448
In this paper metamaterial-based sensors electromagnetic modeling is presented. In particular, the interaction between the electromagnetic waves and such structures is analyti...

Surface plasmon resonance of nanoshell particles with PMMA-graphene core

Journal Article
Tarparelli, R., Iovine, R., La Spada, L., & Vegni, L. (2014)
Surface plasmon resonance of nanoshell particles with PMMA-graphene core. COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 33(6), 2016-2029. doi:10.1108/compel-11-2013-0351
The purpose of this paper is to contribute an analytical and numerical study of a new type of nanoshell particles operating in the visible regime. The structure consists of a ...

Spectral Green's Function for SPR Meta-Structures

Journal Article
Iovine, R., La Spada, L., Tarparelli, R., & Vegni, L. (2014)
Spectral Green's Function for SPR Meta-Structures. Materials Science Forum, 792, 110-114. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/msf.792.110
In this paper we propose a new approach to study the electromagnetic field in Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) meta-structures. The geometry is a planar structure infinitely ex...

Metasurface-Epsilon Near Zero-based Electromagnetic Wave Absorber

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L. (2014)
Metasurface-Epsilon Near Zero-based Electromagnetic Wave Absorber. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Body Area Networksdoi:10.4108/icst.bodynets.2014.257016
The purpose of this paper is to design a new electromagnetic wave absorber. It consists of a planar layered structure with an isotropic Epsilon-Near-Zero (ENZ) material and a ...
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Follow-on voucher Retrofoam Testing Case Study

2013 - 2015
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £15,434

12 Closes Community Co-design Project, Phase 1

2016 - 2021
12 Closes is a 4 year project partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage to re-invigorate and redesign a series of the Royal Mile's pedestrian closes. The projects will be developed through a process o...
Funder: Edinburgh World Heritage | Value: £57,600

Informational Database for Sustainable and Energy Efficient materials in sub-Saharan Africa

2018 - 2019
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...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering

Circular design of emergency sheltering for Africa: a holistic approach

2018 - 2019
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 ...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £38,887

Research informed teaching of sustainable development in South Africa: The case of 'Local' Building Materials and their Environmental impacts

2019 - 2021
The study examines the properties and benefits of selected local materials (such as clay and recycled elements) and whether their use as construction materials enhances environmental protection. The r...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £10,000

Follow-on voucher 4-in-a-block Retrofit Project

2013 - 2015
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...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £40,000
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