• Professor of Advanced Building Design - University of Hertfordshire

Research interests

  • New and retrofit zero carbon buildings
  • Zero carbon villages and communities
  • Nature-inspired zero carbon designs
  • Off-grid developments
  • Design methods and design tools
  • Machine learning for zero carbon design and control
  • New materials, construction methods and embodied energy
  • Design for zero carbon lifecycle
  • Advances in renewable energy systems and storage
  • Zero carbon projects and climate change
  • Post occupancy evaluation of zero carbon projects
  • New business and economic models
  • Challenges for legislation and policy
  • Social aspects and culture change