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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 Buildings, Energy and Environment Research Group.

To learn 3D CFD modelling,,, join the MSc Renewable Energy and Architecture

PhD Examiner at a number of institutions in UK and India:-.

  1. De Monfort University, UK
  2. Sheffield University. UK,
  3. Dundee University, UK
  4. Edinburgh Napier University, UK,
  5. Nottingham University, UK
  6. Mumbai University, India
  7. Reading University, UK
  8. Nottingham Trent University,
  9. Liverpool University.

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 ( 60 credits ):

  1. Wind Environment 3D Simulation in Architecture (20 credits)
  2. Passive Solar Design Principles and Simulations (10 credits)
  3. Climate Responsive Building Design Project (10 credits)
  4. Building Energy Performance Rating and Programming (20 credits)

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

Developed a number of computer programs for energy related research and teaching including :-.

  • COMFORT
  • BTS
  • CFDTUTOR
  • BDCTUTOR
  • VBTUTOR
  • WINCOM
  • COMZONE
  • SOLPASS

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 70 journal and conference papers and 2 books on renewable energy and architecture.

Research Summary

I welcome enquiries from potential PhD candidates from Home, EU and international countries who are interested in the following research areas: Renewable energy and sustainable architecture; Computer… read more

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.)

Current Research

I welcome enquiries from potential PhD candidates from Home, EU and international countries who are interested in the following research areas: Renewable energy and sustainable architecture; Computer modelling of building thermal and solar radiation performance using existing commercial; energy performance of ground-integrated buildings; Visual Basic Programming Language

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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