Research Projects under the Industrial Doctorate Centre

Developing New Sensing, Monitoring and Verification Techniques for Continuous Improvement of the Built Environment
Ana Rodriguez-Arguelles 

BT (Openreach)
Weather Models for Evaluating Impact on Telecommunications Infrastructure
Alan Halford

Resource Efficiency of Building Services
Mike Medas

Bentley Systems and Crossrail
Design and Innovation through Data Management: learning from Crossrail
Angelos Stasis 

British Geological Survey
Developing a Sustainable Method for the Determination of Bio Accessibility of Organic Contaminants from Polluted Sites
Stephen Lowe

Costain Ltd
Visualization in GIS and BIM for Sustainable Infrastructure Asset Management
Katie McCausland

Exitech and Capita Symonds
Sustainable Design Benefits and Analysis of RoI from the Adoption of BIM Processes and Technologies within a (Property & Real Estate) Business
Ruth Dowsett 

Faithful & Gould
Re-Defining Cost, Project and Carbon Management through Building Information Modelling
Vicky Fillingham

Forest Research
Understanding the Radiative Performance of Urban Trees
Thomas Chung

Institute of Occupational Medicine
The Human Health Impact of Contaminated Land
Eric Dede

KiWi Power
Energy Demand Response Modelling and Metering Data Disaggregation
Mitchell Curtis

Mitchells & Butlers
Energy Reduction in Food Preparation
Samantha Mudie

NHBC (National House-Building Council) Foundation
Investigation and Analysis of New Housing Defects during Initial Ten Years after Occupation
Tony Hopkin 

RHS and Sutton Griffin Architects
Removing the Barriers to Retro-Fitting of Green Walls in an Urban Domestic Setting
Faye Thomsit

Royal Bank of Scotland
Creating an Intelligent Building Environment to Enhance Investment Trader Performance
Gary Middlehurst

Zeroing in on Embodied Carbon in Supermarkets

Stephen Richardson

Silverstone Circuits Ltd
Developing a Strategic Road Map for Achieving a Low – 2 – Zero – Carbon Motorsport Circuit
Nicholas Hollely

Silverstone Circuits Ltd
Identifying Energy Savings Opportunities for a Multi-Use Venue Building
Saadia Ansari

SSE (Scottish Southern Energy)
Energy Systems Modelling
Alice Gunn

Efficient Human Information Capture for Automated Data Processing and Decision
Joshua Eadie

University of Reading
Meeting Energy Demand in Commerical Buildings: Understanding Users’ Expectations and Key Drivers for Improved Management
Mary Pothitou

University of Reading Estates and Facilities, Sustainability
Understanding the Gap between Designer’s Intent and Users’ experiences: Lighting and Occupancy in Higher Education
Katharine van Someren