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Getting the numbers right and getting the right numbers: quantifying the embodied carbon of building structures Feb 1, 2018 - Apr 30, 2019
Building-related carbon emissions in the UK total over 200MtCO2e, which is more than 40% of the national figure. The correct measurement of the embodied carbon of structural materials would enable a reliable and correct assessment of the carbon inten... Read More about Getting the numbers right and getting the right numbers: quantifying the embodied carbon of building structures.

Development of a European collaborative proposal on big data and machine learning techniques for engineering numerical simulations Apr 1, 2018 - Jul 31, 2018
The PEER activity aims at the development of a Horizon 2020 large-scale research proposal across the disciplines of computational mechanics and of data science. The planned proposal will address important aspects in the performance of engineering num... Read More about Development of a European collaborative proposal on big data and machine learning techniques for engineering numerical simulations.

Statistical mechanis of particle breakage, fragmentation and shape evolution during shearing of granular materials Feb 1, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019
This is a follow on project, which aims to use statistical entropy concepts to understand the behaviour of granular materials, and will fund a 4-week stay in Hungary to work with Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Obuda University and U... Read More about Statistical mechanis of particle breakage, fragmentation and shape evolution during shearing of granular materials.

Innovative Engineered Bamboo-Timber Composite Materials Sep 1, 2019 - Nov 30, 2020
The proposed project aims to 1) develop an innovative prestressed Bamboo-timber Sandwich Composite Beam; 2)
to improve the I-bone Bamboo-timber Composite Beam with the support of the manufacturing expertise and
capacity from the indus...

Construction on Peat Jun 1, 2020 - Mar 31, 2021
Housing Construction on Peatland: Opening up Opportunities and Minimising Disruption through Innovation – Phase 1 Feasibility of Proposed Solutions

Augmented Virtual Reality Enhanced Building Information Modelling Technology for Bamboo-Timber Grid-shells Jul 1, 2022 - Jun 30, 2024
This project aims to develop the state-of-the-art building information modelling technology enhanced by augmented virtual reality function for design, manufacturing and building of the bamboo-timber grid-shell structures. The new technology will be d... Read More about Augmented Virtual Reality Enhanced Building Information Modelling Technology for Bamboo-Timber Grid-shells.

PhD, An Investigation of the Influence of Construction Methods on the Dynamic Response of Long Span Residential Timber Floors Jul 1, 2021 - Jun 30, 2024
This PhD project will investigate the influence of optimum effectiveness of construction parameters and level of fixity to obtain satisfactory vibrational performance timber floors built with long spanned I-joists. Laboratory-based experimental work... Read More about PhD, An Investigation of the Influence of Construction Methods on the Dynamic Response of Long Span Residential Timber Floors.

International Partnership for Multi-dimensional Integration of Circularity in Architectural Education in Turkey and UK Oct 19, 2022 - Oct 19, 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 Turkey, to develop an innovative education programme t... Read More about International Partnership for Multi-dimensional Integration of Circularity in Architectural Education in Turkey and UK.