Building and Sustainable Energy Technology PhD research

Research focusing on strategies and systems for comfort, wellbeing, sustainability and responsible energy use in buildings and the built environment.



Research groups

Reserch groups related to building and sustainable energy technology.

Architecture, Culture and Tectonics

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ACT focuses on architectural humanities, culture, design and tectonics.

Architecture, Culture and Tectonics



Buildings, Energy and Environment


BEE aims to inform the sustainable practice of architecture and engineering, in order to enhance the quality of the built environment through world leading fundamental and applied collaborative research.

Buildings, Energy and Environment



Fluids and Thermal Engineering

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FLUTE have expertise in experimental fluid mechanics, computational fluids dynamics (CFD), two-phase flow and heat transfer enhancement, as well as thermodynamics and systems including internal combustion engines, HVAC and refrigeration, gas and oil process, thermal management and heat exchangers.

Fluids and Thermal Engineering



Human Factors

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Human Factors Research Group (HFRG) apply human factors theory, methods and approaches across a wide range of application areas such as design for usability, efficiency, effectiveness and wellbeing for individuals, teams and organisations.

Human Factors



CDTs, centres and institutes

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Centres for Doctoral Training

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Research centres

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Research institutes



More engineering research themes

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Architecture, People and Design

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Chemical, Environmental and Biotechnology

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Civil and Surveying Engineering

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Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing