Lecturer in Energy and Environmental Engineering
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Senior Vice Principal & Deputy Vice Chancellor
Ryan, D. (2018). Future tense - Trams, bots and solar roads, ABC (Australian Public radio broadcast)
Interviewed on Australian Radio regarding solar roadways, 10 minutes of a 30 minute show.
Payne, C., Bell, C., Steen, P., Currie, J., Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., & Muschamp, H. (2017). Fife Local Energy Masterplan. Fife Council
The way we generate and use energy has constantly changed. In recent decades it has become the role of the National Grid, gas network, and multinational energy companies to de...
Spurgeon, S., Goh, K., & Jones, B. (2002, July). An Application of Higher Order Sliding Modes to the Control of a Diesel Generator Set (GENSET). Presented at 7th International Workshop on Variable Structure Systems
Diesel engines have become a common source of power, both for vehicles and for static equipment because they are fuel efficient, robust and reliable. It is important that dies...
Scottish Funding Council
North Lands Creative is the only open access dedicated glass studio in Scotland and one of a very small number in Europe.
Sustainability, perceived environmental impact and cost prevent the facility ...
This project would facilitate a feasibility study and energy survey for 4 organisations on Orkney, to explore the possibilities of transferring to a low carbon hydrogen fuelled energy system. The over...
Director of Sustainable Construction
Research Fellow, Module Leader
Research Fellow, Energy Consultant & Lecturer
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow
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
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L. & Moncaster, A. (2017, June). Bio inspired design: when sun and wind are there to help. Paper presented at 23rd International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference, Bogota', Colombia
Colombia is increasingly acknowledging the role that bioclimatic design of buildings can play within both environmental sustainability — through reductions in energy consumpti...
Currie, J. & Stinson, J. (2016, August). Bridging the Building Performance Gap. Presented at The Energy Agency and Ayrshire Housing CPD event, County Hall, Ayr
Ayrshire Housing, in collaboration with the Scottish Energy Centre (SEC) at Edinburgh Napier University, have worked over the last 4 years to define the practicality of integr...
Susca, T. (2013, November). Panelist for the "Infrastructure and Climate Change" session. Presented at Dahrendorf Symposium 2013: Changing the European Debate: Focus on Climate Change, Berlin
No abstract available.
Susca, T., & Creutzig, F. (2013, September). Albedo Modifications as Global Mitigation and Local Adaptation Strategy in. Presented at Italian Society for Climate Sciences (SISC)First Annual Conference. Climate change and its implications on ecosystem and society, Lecce, Italy
Susca, T. (2013, July). Global and Local Benefits of the Increase in Albedo in European Cities. Presented at Dahrendorf Workshop: Low-Carbon Infrastructures, Co-Benefits and Land Taxation in European Cities, Berlin
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
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?
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
Susca, T. (2012, December). Black, Green and White Roofs Evaluated Through the Use of an Implemented Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Methodology. Poster presented at International Workshop on Environment and Alternative Energy. Enabling Sustainable Space Exploration
Susca, T. (2012, November). Social dimension of a multi-scale life cycle assessment: the urban heat island mitigation in New York City. Presented at SETAC Europe 18th SETAC LCA Case Study Symposium. Tools, Trends and Applications, Copenhagen, Denmark
In the next years the number of cities plagued by the urban heat island (UHI) will likely grow because of the increase in urban population. This will cause the increase in hea...
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2012, April). Sensor design for cancer tissue diagnostics. Paper presented at SPIE Photonics Europe
In this paper, the design of a metamaterial-based sensor, operating in the mid-infrared frequency range, is proposed. The sensor consists of a planar array of complementary ci...
Energy Technology Partnership
Cononsyth Farm currently has renewable power generation through a wind turbine (330 kWp) and solar array (100 kWp). The farm also has significant cooling needs, in this case due to potato storage shed...
Traditionally energy balance in distilling has focused around process function or operation. The intention of this study is to develop a holistic approach; which includes aspects such as availability ...
The development of a 4th generation smart heating and cooling network is an emerging technology to supply low carbon heat. However, the technology relies on low-temperature flow delivery temperatures ...
ENU Development Trust
Wind and solar energy holds a lot of promise when it comes to replace the conventional energy sources such as fossil fuels and coal. However, there is one problem: How do we store solar and wind energ...
Inverted hydro-electrical generation concept realisation and proof of concept evaluation.
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 ...
To investigate and develop EPS bead insulation infill for thermal-acoustic compatibility on separating walls
Innovative energy resourcing options for a new build distillery.
The project aims to seek an optimal low-carbon design for a new-build distillery, with particular reference to local energy systems an...
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...
Developing the Nanoguard coating for use in construction and the built environment
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Innovative Offsite manufacturing project on an energy efficient wall structure
The main aim of the project seeks to enhance the resistance of the soil foundation against seismic events with the introducti...
The demand for the electric vehicle has increased as the automobile industry,...
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 Economy, which ...
"This study will look at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they compare asp...