Architecture: Innovative building design incorporating the latest thinking regarding sustainability.
Building Energy Efficiency: Development of energy efficient building components e.g. advanced glazing, insulation and energy efficient building systems with high temperature heat pumps and thermal energy storage.
Clean Combustion of Fuels: Utilisation of the process simulator "ECLIPSE" developed by the University of Ulster to perform techno-economic evaluations of new power generation systems.
Construction: Advanced procurement methods for the modern built environment.
Highway Engineering: testing of aggregates for sustainable road construction.
Renewable Energy: Development of biomass and bioenergy systems including gasification and bio-oil concepts. Development of solar thermal and solar PV systems and concentration technologies.
River Hydraulics: Evolving methodologies for the accurate predication of discharge capacity and flood depths in rivers during overbank flows.
For further information contact:
Professor Neil Hewitt
Centre for Sustainable Technologies
School of The Built Environment
University of Ulster
Tel: 44 (0)28 9036 8566