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A Joint Optimization Algorithm for Renewable Energy System

Journal Article
Khan, I., Muhammad-Sukki, F., Ardila-Rey, J. A., Mas'ud, A. A., Alshammari, S. J., & Madsen, D. Ø. (2023)
A Joint Optimization Algorithm for Renewable Energy System. Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, 36(2), 1979-1989. https://doi.org/10.32604/iasc.2023.034106
Energy sustainability is a hot topic in both scientific and political circles. To date, two alternative approaches to this issue are being taken. Some people believe that incr...

Enhancing the appearance of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) through the application of Traditional Symbols: A Case Study

Conference Proceeding
Awuku, S. A., Bennadji, A., Muhammad-Sukki, F., & Sellami, N. (2022)
Enhancing the appearance of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) through the application of Traditional Symbols: A Case Study. In AIP Conference Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0114941
Over the past years, advanced renewable technologies such as Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) has transformed to become more efficient, reliable, less costly and attra...

Excel-VBA: From Solving Mathematical Puzzles to Analysing Complex Engineering Problems

Book
Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2022)
Excel-VBA: From Solving Mathematical Puzzles to Analysing Complex Engineering Problems. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94085-0
This compact text is a powerful introduction to the Excel/VBA computing environment. The book presents some of the most useful features of Excel. First by introducing mathemat...

The Coming of Age of Solar and Wind Power

Book
Muneer, T., Jadraque Gago, E., & Etxebarria Berrizbeitia, S. (2022)
The Coming of Age of Solar and Wind Power. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92010-4
This book focuses on the current situation of two technologies for electricity production from renewable energy sources, wind and solar photovoltaic energy, analysing and desc...

Mechanical behavior and constitutive model of sustainable concrete: seawater and sea-sand recycled aggregate concrete

Journal Article
Feng, W., Tang, Y., Yang, Y., Cheng, Y., Qiu, J., Zhang, H., …Namdar, A. (2023)
Mechanical behavior and constitutive model of sustainable concrete: seawater and sea-sand recycled aggregate concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 364, Article 130010. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2022.130010
Resources such as fresh water and river sand have become scarce in some areas around the world because of the considerable increase in infrastructural construction. To overcom...

Numerical assessments of the effects of injected air temperature and well configuration on the cycle performance in compressed air energy storage in aquifers

Book Chapter
Yang, L., Cai, Z., Li, C., Guo, C., & He, Q. (2023)
Numerical assessments of the effects of injected air temperature and well configuration on the cycle performance in compressed air energy storage in aquifers. In J. Miocic, N. Heinemann, K. Edlmann, J. Alcalde, & R. Schultz (Eds.), Enabling Secure Subsurface Storage in Future Energy Systems. London: Geological Society. https://doi.org/10.1144/sp528-2022-74
Aquifers have advantages over salt caverns as the storage vessels for compressed air energy storage due to their wider availability for suitable sites and lower one-off capita...

Wood properties & strength grading

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2022, December)
Wood properties & strength grading. Presented at James Jones & Sons Architects' and Structural Engineers' Open Day, Lockerbie
James Jones & Sons held an open day for architects and structural engineers at its flagship sawmill site in Lockerbie. "James Jones & Sons' new visitor building at its flags...

Use of Cement Mortar Incorporating Superabsorbent Polymer as a Passive Fire -Protective Layer

Journal Article
Jamnam, S., Sua-iam, G., Maho, B., Pianfuengfoo, S., Sappakittipakorn, M., Zhang, H., …Sukontasukkul, P. (2022)
Use of Cement Mortar Incorporating Superabsorbent Polymer as a Passive Fire-Protective Layer. Polymers, 14(23), Article 5266. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym14235266
Concrete structures, when exposed to fire or high temperatures for a certain time, could suffer partial damage or complete structural failure. Passive fire-protective coating ...

Dynamic Insulation Systems to Control Airborne Transmission of Viruses in Class- 2 rooms: A Review of 'Airhouse' Concept

Journal Article
Firrdhaus Mohd-Sahabuddin, M., Dahlan, A. S., Jamil, A. M., & Muhammad-Sukki, F. (in press)
Dynamic Insulation Systems to Control Airborne Transmission of Viruses in Class- 2 rooms: A Review of 'Airhouse' Concept. Jurnal Kejuruteraan,
The discovery of the Covid-19 virus in China at the end of 2019 has drastically altered the global landscape. The virus, which has now become a pandemic, has wrought devastati...

Assessment of symmetries and asymmetries on barriers to circular economy adoption in the construction industry towards zero waste: A survey of international experts

Journal Article
Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., Olawumi, T. O., & Saka, A. B. (2023)
Assessment of symmetries and asymmetries on barriers to circular economy adoption in the construction industry towards zero waste: A survey of international experts. Building and Environment, 228, Article 109885. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2022.109885
This study evaluates simultaneously the symmetries and asymmetries on the classification of barriers to circular economy (CE) adoption in the building construction industry (B...

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Statistical and machine learning approaches for the characterisation of soils

2023 - 2024
This Fellowship application aims to develop DEM simulation approaches to enable the large-scale simulation of industrial and engineering applications effectively, realistically and reliably. This will...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £57,000

Modular Energy Storage for Energy Trading

2023 - 2023
The project aims at developing a configurable tool which can estimate the potential for profit based on energy storage solutions in combination with distributed generation and energy trading for domes...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,999

Higher-Order Shell Finite Elements for Morphoelastic Shells

2023 - 2025
The aim of this project is to develop state-of-the-art shell finite element models for computational morphoelasticity for modelling the deformation behaviour and pattern formation due to growth (or at...
Funder: Royal Society | Value: £5,794

Entrepreneur-in-Residence -John Innes 23/24 (SCEBE)

2023 - 2024
This is an EIR application for John Innes -this is for 1d a week from Jan 1st 2023 for 12 months. The money flows directly to the EIR.
Funder: Royal Society

Affordable and sustainable green homes for underprivileged people in Africa.

2022 - 2023
A product service innovation providing affordable, fast, modular & sustainable construction technology using a new-age construction material "Composite Paper Honeycomb Panel”. The panel has two compo...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £19,923

Training on transport & public health for transport practitioners and Essential Evidence 4 Scotland

2022 - 2024
Part 1: The aim is to provide regular training sessions for both public authority transport /highways practitioners, and a similar but 'reverse' training for public health practitioners on the relatio...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership

International Partnership for Multi-dimensional Integration of Circularity in Architectural Education in Turkey and UK

2022 - 2024
This project aims to enhance the newly established partnership with Istanbul Technical University(ITU) and to extern the partnership with the other higher education institutes and organisation in Turk...
Funder: British Council

Design and development of Bike reflectors by using recyclable material

2022 - 2023
Bike reflectors use properties of transparent plastic materials to transmit incident light through prisms specifically designed to reflect the light. The project entails optimising the current bike re...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Redevelopment of the Rough reservoir as a hydrogen storage facility

2022 - 2023
To numerically assess the performance of the Rough gas facility as a hydrogen storage facility using an alternative cushion gas such as CO2, it requires a numerical simulator which is capable of model...
Funder: Net Zero Technology Centre | Value: £97,016

Digital Transformation of the Building Standards System

2022 - 2023
This project will support the digital transformation of the building standards system in Scotland by supporting a strengthened compliance system and putting in place the tools to develop a digital go...
Funder: Built Environment - Smarter Transformation (formerly CSIC) | Value: £11,714

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A feasibility study for the development of sustainable theoretical framework for smart water-energy bathroom unit

2018 - 2022
Toyosi Oye | Director of Studies: Dr Keng Goh | Second Supervisor: Prof Naren Gupta

A feasibility study for the development of sustainable theoretical framework for smart air-conditioning

2018 - 2022
Tosin Oye | Director of Studies: Dr Keng Goh | Second Supervisor: Prof Naren Gupta

Experimental study on the torsional mechanics of laminated structural glass beams

2017 - 2022
Mr Kal Uheida | Director of Studies: Prof Johnson Zhang | Second Supervisor: Dr Keng Goh

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

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

Climate neutral urban districts in Europe

2015 - date
Toyosi Oye | Director of Studies: Prof Mark Deakin | Second Supervisor: Dr Andrew Brown

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

The delusion of innovations? An investigation into micro-level factors to an effective macro-level diffusion of Building Information Modelling in the UK

2015 - 2021
Melanie Robinson | Director of Studies: Dr Celine Garnier | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Advanced nickel barrier coatings: Manufacturing process and properties

2015 - 2022
Mike Rumbles | Director of Studies: Dr Neil Shearer | Second Supervisor: Dr Mark Dorris

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

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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).