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Mohamed Gadi

Associate Professor, MSc Course Director & Admissions Tutor (REA), Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering

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Biography

Dr Mohamed Gadi is part of the Architecture, Energy and Environment Research Group.

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Examined PhD theses at a number of UK universities including the University of Sheffield, Napier University and the University of Dundee.

Successfully supervised over 70 (MSc), (MA), (MEng) dissertations.

Delivered sixteen (16) invited lectures in the United Kingdom, USA, Chile, United Arab Emirates, Libya and Egypt.

Four theses

Teaches the following postgraduate modules ( 80 credits ):

  1. K14BDC: Building Design in different Climates (10 credits)
  2. K14VAP: Ventilation in Architecture and Planning (30 credits)
  3. K14RRP Renewable Research Project (30 credits)
  4. K14SDR Solar Architecture for Different Regions (10 credits)

  1. Director of the MSC course Renewable Energy & Architecture
  2. Admissions Tutor of the MSC course Renewable Energy and Architecture
  3. Member of the Admissions Committee
  4. Personal Tutor for a number of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Developed a number of computer programs for energy related research and teaching includingLRW, BTS and COMFORT.

Teaches Computer Programming as part of the MSc course Renewable Energy and Architecture

Grant 1 : Principal Investigator : Dr M B Gadi Research Title : Fluidized-PCM Glazed Energy Storage System Source : EPSRC ( UK ) Value : £ 57,652 Start Date : completed

Grant 2 : Co-Investigators : Dr M B Gadi , et al. Research Title : (JERI) Research Equipment for the Eco-house Source : EPSRC ( UK ) Value : £ 107,500 Start Date : Completed

Grant 3 Co-Investigator : Dr M B Gadi , et.al. Research Title : Platform Grant Source : EPSRC ( UK ) Value : £ 439,395 Start Date : Completed

Over 60 journal and conference papers and 2 books on renewable energy and architecture.

Selected Publications

  • GADI, M.B., 2010. Application of design and passive technologies for thermal comfort in buildings in hot and tropical climates. In: HALL, M., ed., Materials for energy efficiency and thermal comfort in buildings Woodhead Publishing. 681-708
  • PATRICIA VELOSO DA VEIGA and MOHAMED B GADI, 2009. Living on the Slope: learning from Encosta do Bom-Jesus,Braga, Portugal In: SET2009 - 8th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. Aachen, Germany, 31st August to 3rd September 2009. 6 pages
  • M. DE CASTRO and M. B. GADI, 2016. Effect of slope angle on energy performance of ground-integrated buildings on slope terrain International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning. 12 (In Press.)
  • ABU BAKAR, A. and MOHAMED B. GADI, 2016. URBAN OUTDOOR THERMAL COMFORT OF THE HOT-HUMID REGION: This paper won Best Paper Award for Sustainability Innovation In: 13 (In Press.)

Past Research

Samples of Research Grants : ( £ 604,547)

Grant 1 : Principal Investigator : Dr M B Gadi Research Title : Fluidized-PCM Glazed Energy Storage System Source : EPSRC ( UK ) Value : £ 57,652 Start Date : completed

Grant 2 : Co-Investigators : Dr M B Gadi , et al. Research Title : (JERI) Research Equipment for the Eco-house Source : EPSRC ( UK ) Value : £ 107,500 Start Date : Completed

Grant 3 Co-Investigator : Dr M B Gadi , et.al. Research Title : Platform Grant Source : EPSRC ( UK ) Value : £ 439,395 Start Date : Completed

Current Research

Computer modelling of building thermal and solar radiation performance using existing commercial

software and developing new computer tools (using the Visual Basic Programming Language).

Future Research

Investigating Thermal Response of Hospital Patients with Certain Illnesses.

Field research on user response to outdoor thermal environment in residential & public courtyards.

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