PhD Research Projects

Continuing

  • Gabriel Felmer Low Energy Dwelling Prototype for Different Regions of Chile  (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Cadima)
  • Nihal Al Sabbagh  Urban Design and Outdoor Thermal Comfort (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Cadima)

Completed

  • Patricia Martin del Guayo (2014) Environmental Perception in Urban Spaces (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Cadima)
  • Luciano Dutra (2012) Environmental Information and Design Process (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Sharratt)
  • Dong Ku Kim (2012) Sustainable Kinetic Design for Korea (Supervisors: S. Yannas / Rosa Schiano-Phan)
  • Fei Fei Sun (2012) Achieving Suitable Thermal Performance in Residential Buildings in Different Climatic Regions of China (Supervisors: S. Yannas / R. Schiano-Phan)
  • Choul Woong Kwon (2012) The Role of Sheltered Semi-Outdoor Spaces as Microclimatic Modifiers on School Buildings in the UK (Supervisors: S. Yannas / R. Schiano-Phan)
  • Dulce Moreno Marques de Almeida (2006) Guidelines for the Design of Urban Pedestrian Areas according to the Local Microclimate -The case of the North/East Region of Portugal (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Sharratt)
  • Rosa Schiano-Phan (2005)  Passive Downdraught Evaporative Cooling Systems Using Porous Ceramic Evaporators and their Application in Residential Building (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Solange Goulart (2005) Thermal Inertia & Night Ventilation (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Sharratt)
  • Benito Jimenez Alcala (2002) Environmental Aspects of Hispanic-Moslem Architecture (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Guilherme Quintino (2002) Vernacular Architecture in South Western Portugal (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Sharratt)
  • Helena Massa (2002) Urban Aerodynamics: The Potential of Convective Mechanisms in the Cooling and Ventilation of Urban Microclimates (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Sharratt)
  • Gustavo Cantuaria (2001) Trees and Microclimatic Comfort (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Zainab Faruqui Ali (2000) Environmental Performance of the Buildings Designed by the Modern Masters in the Tropics: Architecture of Le Corbusier and Louis I. Khan in India and Bangladesh (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Paula San Payo Cadima (2000) Transitional Spaces: The Potential of Semi-Outdoor Spaces as a Means for Environmental Control with Special Reference to Portugal (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Christine Ann Phillips (1998) Sustainable Place (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Fernando Rihl (1998) Daylight and Visual Perception: An Investigation of Retrofitted Building Elements for the Enhancement of Daylight and the Modelling of Objects with Reference to the Brazilian Context (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Khandaker Shabbir Ahmed (1996) Approaches to Bioclimatic Urban Design for the Tropics with Special Reference to Dhaka, Bangladesh (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Abdullah Zeid Ayssa (1995) The thermal performance of vernacular and contemporary houses in Sana’a, Yemen (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Fuad Hassan Mallick (1994) Thermal comfort for urban housing in Bangladesh (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Elias Salleh (1994) Microclimatic Control of Outdoor Environment in Public Spaces in the Tropics (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Haves)
  • Despina Serghides (1994) Zero Energy House for Cyprus (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Ruyssevelt)
  • Heitor Da Costa Silva (1994) Window Design for thermal Comfort in Domestic Buildings in Southern Brazil (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Ruyssevelt)
  • Jaime Goncalves de Almeida (1994) Public space, utilisation and environment: a study of large buildings in an educational establishment (Supervisors: S. Yannas /N. Bullock)
  • Camilo Diaz (1994) Optimisation of Thermal Mass for Indoor Cooling (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Ruyssevelt)
  • Leonardo Bittencourt (1993) Natural Ventilation for Cooling (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Ruyssevelt)
  • Phillip Tabb (1990) Energy and Village Form (Supervisors: S. Yannas / D Hawkes)
  • Jose Roberto Garcia Chavez (1989) The Potential Of Beam Core Daylighting in Hot-Arid Regions of Mexico (Supervisors: S. Yannas / N V Baker)
  • Pyrhos Poulis (1985) Radiant Wall and Floor Heating and Cooling (Supervisors: C McVeigh / S. Yannas)
  • Andreas Moschatos (1985) Thermal Storage for Solar Space and Water Heating Systems (Supervisors: S. Yannas / C McVeigh)

MPhil Research Projects

  • Carlos David Miranda Energy Efficiency and Architectural Expression- Design Guidelines for the Northeastern Region of Mexico (Supervisors : S. Yannas / P Sharratt).
  • Efthimios Alexopoulos (1995) Bioclimatic Design for Housing in Northern Greece (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Miha Dobrin Retrofitting of School Buildings in Slovenia (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • David Galor The Impact of Geometric Parameters of Domestic Buildings in the UK on their Energy Requirements (Supervisors: S. Yannas / K McCartney)
  • Mikaela Hughes (1995) Home: Space, Form and perception: Environmental Issues in the Design of Canadian Dwellings (Supervisors: S. Yannas / B. Ford)
  • Evangelia Kalliyanni Solar Building Applications in Crete (Supervisors: G. Foley / S. Yannas)
  • Devendran Kumaran Passive Design for Housing in Fiji (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P Haves)
  • Francisco Penagos Passive Cooling Applications for Warm-Humid Climates of Colombia (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P Haves)
  • Agueda Perreira de Padua Climatic Control through Architectural Design in the Warm-Humid Regions of Brazil (Supervisors: S. Yannas / N V Baker)
  • Paula Silva Housing Design for Tropical Climates (Supervisors: S. Yannas / P. Ruyssevelt)
  • George Wilkenfeld Energy Considerations in Urban Redevelopment Planning (Supervisors: G. Foley)