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  Control Strategies of Power Optimization for Smart Buildings
  Dr W Issa
Applications accepted all year round

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Buildings are taking 40% of the world energy to generate comfort and healthy environment to the inmates. However, upgrading buildings to address their energy efficiency using cutting edge technology is prime important.
  Interactive Smart Windows for Efficient Energy Buildings
  Dr W Issa
Applications accepted all year round

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Energy used in the buildings including lighting and energy demand to heat/cool consumes 40% of global energy. In Europe, on average 41% of produced energy is used within buildings.
  Optimizing Heating, Ventilation and AC Energy Usage in Large Buildings
  Dr M Abbod
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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Brunel University London (BUL) is recruiting to EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) PhD studentships effective 1 October 2020.
  Resilient Cooling Systems for Buildings
  Prof M Kolokotroni
Applications accepted all year round

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Resilient Cooling describes low energy cooling solutions for buildings that strengthen the ability of individuals and our community as a whole to withstand, and also prevent, thermal and other impacts of changes in global and local climates.
  VC International Scholarship in Human-Building Interaction in a Changing Climate (HBICC): Delivering Resilience in Performance, Wellbeing, Health and Safety (eligibility criteria apply)
  Research Group: Complex Systems
  Dr J A Gwilliam, Dr P Eslambolchilar
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Buildings account for about one third of greenhouse gas emissions globally. exacerbated by poor maintenance, building systems inefficiencies and other human activities.
  Buildings as a global carbon sink: investigating realistic pathways addressing the temporal mistmatch between supply and demand SEBE0027
  Dr FP Pomponi, Dr BD D'amico, Dr G Fountas
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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The built environment contributes some 40% to global greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions, and in similar shares to the consumption of finite resources and the generation of waste flows [1].
  Discovery of transparent conductors for sustainable buildings using Deep Learning (Reference NSGML2020PS)
  Prof M J Rosseinsky, Prof J Y Goulermas, Dr M Gaultois, Dr V Gusev
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Transparent conductors are essential for the sustainable future of advanced societies as they are key to the reduction of the energy demand in buildings, and also as transparent electrodes in solar energy conversion.
  Discovery of transparent conductors for sustainable buildings using Machine Learning and Advanced Data Analytics (Reference NSGML2020CS)
  Prof J Y Goulermas, Prof M J Rosseinsky, Dr M Gaultois, Dr V Gusev
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Transparent conductors are essential for the sustainable future of advanced societies as they are key to the reduction of the energy demand in buildings, and also as transparent electrodes in solar energy conversion.
  Attenuating and controlling the environmental impact of buildings and districts through real-time life cycle assessment
  Prof Y Rezgui, Dr T Beach, Dr I Petri
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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3.5 Years October 2020. Current LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) methods present important limitations and gaps, including.
  Thermal energy management in buildings using CO2 loop
  Assoc Prof P Eslami-Nejad, Prof M Cimmino
Application Deadline: 28 May 2020

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The project consists in the study of an innovative ground source thermal energy distribution system in the building using a two-phase CO2 as the heat carrier fluid.
  Climate Change impact and resilient practices/technologies/procedures/design for buildings or infrastructure projects used by construction companies to reach net zero carbon footprint
  Research Group: Centre For Sustainable Environments
  Prof C Oltean-Dumbrava, Mr E Munive Hernandez
Applications accepted all year round

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Climate change is the biggest challenge characterizing our times.
  Bamboo-Timber Composite Materials for Tall Buildings and Long Span Structures SEBE0033
  Dr J Zhang, Dr BD D'amico, Dr FP Pomponi
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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The UK and several other EU countries are the leading countries on developing advanced sustainable construction materials such as timber and engineered wood products.
  Computational Enzyme Design for the Development of Biotechnology to Create a new generation of living buildings (Ref: ET20/HLS/APP/SINGH)
  Dr W Singh
Application Deadline: 1 July 2020

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This PhD project will involve the following topics. Plastic breakdown. Computational enzyme design to suggest mutants which may improve the catalytic efficiency of PETase and MHETase for polyethylene terephthalate hydrolysis.
  Buildings, energy and professional ways of thinking
  Dr L Schweber, Dr P Boyd
Applications accepted all year round

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The challenge of designing and constructing energy efficient buildings is both a social and a technical problem.
  Building energy efficiency triage ecosystem SEBE0031
  Dr J Bros Williamson
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Retrofitting of the existing building stock has a significant role to play in a national decarbonisation strategy. Despite improvement in building regulations, the UK’s housing stock has some of the oldest and least efficient buildings in Europe.
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