Steve Sharples holds the Chair in Sustainable Environmental Design. Previously, he was Dean of the Faculty of Architectural Studies at the University of Sheffield and Head of the School of Architecture at Sheffield Hallam University. Steve graduated with a First in Physics from the University of Nottingham before completing his PhD in wind-induced energy losses from tall buildings at the University of Sheffield.
- Napier Shaw Bronze Medal (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers 2013)
- Leon Gaster Award (The Society of Light and Lighting, CIBSE 2001)
- Director of MSc programme 'Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture (SEDA)'.