Sustainable Environments Research Group (SERG)

Recently completed SERG PhD projects

Dr Yahya Lavaf Pour

PhD Title: Self-shading façade geometry to control summer overheating in UK Passivhaus dwellings for current and future climate scenarios

Supervisors: Steve Sharples & Carl Hopkins

PhD awarded: August 2017


Dr Mai Khalfan

PhD Title: An assessment of the Passivhaus standard for a hot and arid climate:a case study in Qatar

Supervisors: Steve Sharples & Rosa Urbano Gutierrez

PhD awarded: June 2017


Dr Mahmoud Elkhatieb

PhD Title: Climatically adaptive building surfaces for optimised environmental performance


Supervisors: Steve Sharples & Daveed Chow

PhD awarded: May 2017


Dr Masoud Sajjadian

PhD Title: Future proofing UK sustainable homes under conditions of climatic uncertainty

Supervisors: Steve Sharples & John Lewis

PhD awarded: January 2016