Director of Sustainable Construction
Professor, Head of Built Environment
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
No abstract available.
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...
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...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
29 March 2016
The Transport Minister Derek Mackay has commissioned an independent review of the current system of managing the timing and quality of works in the road carried out by utility...
15 November 2017
15 November 2017
A unique conference about using Design Thinking processes to aid problem solving within organisations
15 March 2017
15 March 2017
The quest for improved and sustainable living within the urban city has been sustained by a new concept called “Smart cities”. It is a representation of the urban model which ...
Lecturer in Urban Innovation Dynamics
Senior Research Fellow
Professor of Data Science and Intelligent Systems
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
Urquhart, N., Hutcheson, W., & Hoehl, S. SICSA Demofest 2018 - Supporting user choice in optimisation. 6 November 2018 - 6 November 2018. (Unpublished)
Many complex optimisation problems can have multiple solutions, techniques such as MAP –Elites will produce a large number of solutions from which the user should make the fi...
Zhao, P., Soin, N., Kumar, A., Shi, L., Guan, S., Tsonos, C., …Luo, J. (in press). Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators. Nano Energy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104291
The rapid uptake of energy harvesting triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) for self-powered electronics requires the development of high-performance tribo-materials capable of...
Kumar, R., Binetti, L., Nguyen, H. T., Alwis, L. S. M., Agrawal, A., Sun, T., & Grattan, K. T. V. (in press). Determination of the Aspect-ratio Distribution of Gold Nanorods in a Colloidal Solution using UV-visible absorption spectroscopy. Scientific Reports,
Knowledge of the distribution of the aspect ratios (ARs) in a chemically-synthesized colloidal solution of Gold Nano Rods (GNRs) is an important measure in determining the qua...
Zebiri, C., Sayad, D., Elfergani, . I., Kosha, J., Mshwat, W., See, C. H., …Abd-Alhameed, . R. (in press). Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Applications with Non-Uniform Defected Ground Plane and Offset Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators. IEEE Access, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2949527
A new compact Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (CDRA) with a defected ground for ultra-wideband applications is presented. The structure is based on two cylindrical di...
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019). Exploring Current Trends in Scientific Research on Smart Specialisation. Scienze Regionali-The Italian Journal of Regional Science, 18(3), 397-422. https://doi.org/10.14650/94657
This paper describes current trends in scientific research on Smart Specialisation by answering the following questions: (1) How many scientific publications on Smart Speciali...
Di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (2019). Statistical Assessment of IP Multimedia Subsystem in a Softwarized Environment: a Queueing Networks Approach. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, https://doi.org/10.1109/tnsm.2019.2943776
The Next Generation 5G Networks can greatly benefit from the synergy between virtualization paradigms, such as the Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and service provision...
Ferrara, E., Fragale, L., Fortino, G., Song, W., Perra, C., di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (in press). An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments. IEEE Access, 7, 141476-141486. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2943845
Thanks to advances in Internet of Things and crowd-sensing, it is possible to collect vast amounts of urban data, to better understand how citizens interact with cities and, i...
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...
Edinburgh World Heritage
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...
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
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...
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 mission of CIVITAS CAPITAL is to contribute significantly to the goals of the EU's Transport White Paper by capitalising systematically on the results of CIVITAS and creating an effective "value c...
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...
The project is to investigate & model travel behaviour & investigate attitudes for HH in Saudi Arabia (SA) taking. Although there have been a large number of research investigations in the area of tr...
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.
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
Researching and drafting of a case study on exploring emerging ICT-enabled governance models in EU Cities: City of Manchester
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Economic and Social Research Council
Previous evidence-based reviews of neighbourhood renewal have suggested, ‘learning from what works’ provides the means to close the skills gap and raise the competencies of the core occupations respon...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
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 project aims to decarbonise the Built Environment of Mexico City through Circular Econ...
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...
TRI Director provides valuable input to review of streetworks – how and when utility companies dig up the road - being carried out for Scottish Ministers and finds that new powers available in England...
28 March 2016
Edinburgh Napier University
15 November 2017
Core44, room C44, Merchiston campus
15 March 2017