Person

Dr Rodger Edwards

Research interests:

- Energy conservation

- Ventilation and Air Movement

- Condensation

- Building performance

- Zero emissions buildings

Academic Programme Development Officer for Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences. Good contact re: integration of sustainability into teaching and also practical built environment issues.

Keywords: 
Energy efficiency, Energy, Sustainability, Ventilation, Buildings, Water, Weather, Design, Standards, Green infrastructure, Emissions, Teaching, Education

Person

Dr Peter Green

My research interests include:

- Autonomous vehicles in general, and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) in particular

- Wireless sensor networks

- Monitoring industrial processes

- Embedded systems

- Design automation

Keywords: 
Information technology, Networks, Instrumentation, Autonomous vehicles, Transport, Technology, Underwater vehicles, Evaluation, Monitoring, Business, Electric and electronics, Design, Computer science, Mechatronics

Person

Dr Katharine Smith

Katharine's principal research interests are directed towards the understanding of the basic physical processes involved in electrospray and the development of novel technologies using electrospray, in particular micropropulsion for small satellites. She is also interested in nano satellite technologies.

Keywords: 
Electric and electronics, Energy, Aerosols, Aerospace, Propulsion, Transport, Astronomy, Design, Sustainability, Teaching, Education

Person

Mrs Jane Raftery

One of the University's growing number of Sustainability Enthusiasts. Find out more about the initiative here.

Keywords: 
Project management, Management, Events, Fundraising, Engagement, Sustainability, Production, Design, Development

Person

Prof Geoff Levermore

Research interests: Weather data: for design of buildings, plant and natural ventilation, climate change; Control and modelling: intelligent buildings, low-energy buildings, natural and mixed mode air conditioning; Occupant feedback: related to the interior environment with Overall Liking Score and fingerprint; Lighting perception: related to coloured light sources and daylight in buildings.

Keywords: 
Buildings, Cities, Environment, Weather, Evaluation, Climate, Design, Climate change, Carbon, Ventilation, Technology, Energy efficiency, Green infrastructure, Lighting

Person

Dr Babis Theodoulidis

Main research areas: modelling, analysis and management of service systems. In particular, he investigates the design of service-based information systems, the temporal and spatial aspects of information, the analysis of information using data and text mining techniques (service analytics) with focus on customer analytics, the visualisation of information, and service information management issues within organisations such as information retention, audit and ownership.

Keywords: 
Information technology, Innovation, Business, Economy, Design, Service design, Engagement, Service analytics, Management, Knowledge exchange, Sustainability, Education, Teaching

Person

Mrs Anna Hiley

Anna's main research interests focus on the development of teaching and learning strategies to promote students' development of creative open-ended problem-solving skills and design abilities.

Keywords: 
Buildings, Design, New build, Project management, Management, Education, Teaching, Innovation, Universities, Impact, Sustainability, Climate, Climate change

Person

Dr Andrew Karvonen

University Living Lab Co-Principle Investigator with James Evans

I am a Lecturer in Architecture and Urbanism in the School of Environment, Education and Development at the University of Manchester.

My research bridges the design disciplines and the social sciences with a particular focus on urban sustainability. I also have a decade of experience as an environmental and sustainability consultant and am a licensed engineer in the State of Washington.

Keywords: 
Cities, Ecology, Politics, Sustainability, Development, Infrastructure, Planning, Technology, Technical assistance, Engagement, Design, Networks, Society, Research methods, History, Geography, Living Lab, Knowledge exchange

Person

Mr Anas Bataw

Anas Bataw has a professional background as a chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He is currently half way through his Postgraduate research whilst contributing towards teaching within the University and working as a consultant for the BIM Academic forum across the UK.

Keywords: 
Building information modelling, Buildings, Information technology, Infrastructure, Civil engineering, Design, New build, Project management, Management, Risk, Assets, Business

Group

Centre for Process Integration

The methodologies developed allow environmentally friendly process design with the most efficient use of raw materials, energy and capital. The Centre enjoys an outstanding international reputation for the quality of its work, gained from many years of successful research and technology transfer.

Keywords: 
Energy efficiency, Design, Process engineering