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User perception and behaviour in buildings

Adaptive comfort (thermal and visual):

Perception on and response to thermal and visual environment

Adaptive thermal comfort in a changing climate


Behavioural models for environmental control systems:

Adaptive control models for HVAC systems

Behavioural models of human agency

Zero carbon buildings under climate change

Carbon performance of buildings:

Field study and simulation of occupant behaviour

Field measurement of energy performance

Statistical modelling of carbon performance of buildings


Climate change implications: 

Climate change weather data for building simulations

Climate change impacts on comfort and energy efficiency

Renewable energy in buildings

Photovoltaics and Energy Storage Systems:

Performance evaluation of PV integrated with ESS

Measurement and optimization in densely built areas


Renewable energy potentials in urban area: 

Urban climate mapping from measured data

Microclimate analysis for solar and wind potentials

Deep learning for building energy controls

Monitoring and analysis: 

Measurement and verification

Development of deep neural network models


Advanced control for BEMS: 

Model based predictive control

Simulation and adaptive models for controls

Low and zero carbon technologies for buildings

Renewable energy integrated HVAC:

PV and ESS integration into HVAC

Measurement and control of Renewable integrated HVAC


Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system:  

Efficiency improvement of DX air-conditioner

Simulation and control of DX air-conditioner

Lighting in buidlings

Visual perception: 

Effects of views and new lighting on discomfort glare

Blinds and lighting system and their energy implications

Advanced lighting:  

Wavelength adjustable LED lighting system

Visual performance of OLED lighting

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