Category Archives: energy

Smart Cities, Big Data and the Built Environment: What’s Required?

University of Reading: School of Construction Management & Engineering and School of Real Estate & Planning collaborate on RICS Smart Cities Report. Written by: Professor Tim Dixon, Dr Jorn van de Wetering, Professor Martin Sexton, Dr Shu-Ling Lu, Dr Dan … Continue reading

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TSBE Students shortlisted at SET

TSBE EngD students shortlisted at SET Competition Westminster Posted on 3 February 2017 by Emma Hawkins EngD students Joshua Eadie and Katie McCausland presented posters on their research at the SET Competition at Westminster, and were pleased to be shortlisted. … Continue reading

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Dr Marek Kubik – Forbes under 30 nominee presents at LV Seminar

  Dr Marek Kubik (AES Corporation) presented on the frequency response application of energy storage at the Kilroot power station, which proven to be more effective than conventional plants in delivering frequency support.

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4th LV Workshop & TVCC Energy Seminar hosted by TSBE Centre

Another successful event! The 4th LV workshop and the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce energy seminar were held at the university of Reading on the 1st and 2nd of March. This two-in-one event aimed to share recent developments in demand … Continue reading

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Meet Our Researchers – Ana Rodriguez-Arguelles

The TSBE has a wide range of exciting research projects happening within its centre. All of which involve multidisciplinary research and collaboration with industry to help resolve real-world problems. Our first researcher to go under the spotlight is Ana Rodriguez-Arguelles. … Continue reading

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Energy Seminar Series TSBE Centre with Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce 2nd March 2017

Energy Storage for Power Networks  Energy Seminar  2nd March 2017   14:00-16:30 hrs           A TSBE Centre Energy Seminar in association with The Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce. This exciting seminar to explore the challenges for power … Continue reading

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TSBE Centre EngD graduate Dr Marek Kubik nominated for Forbes 30 under 30

Marek was a student with the TSBE Centre, University of Reading for four years. During this time his research  with AES Corporation led to his  thesis entitled ‘The impact of high levels of renewable generation on conventional fossil fuel based … Continue reading

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TSBE Student’s poster wins award

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) Science Poster Fair is an annual event which highlights the best of NPL’s scientific posters produced over the last year. This year TSBE Student Vasiliki Papaioannou, entered her poster considering ‘Electricity carbon intensity of the UK … Continue reading

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32nd Annual ARCOM Conference

32nd Annual ARCOM Conference Between Monday 5th and Wednesday 7th September 2016, the Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 32nd Annual Conference was held in Manchester, UK. The conference covered a wide range of themes from ‘Mega Projects’ to … Continue reading

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CIBSE Accreditation reflects new research strengths

CIBSE accreditation reflects new research strengths The School of the Built Environment is pleased to announce that the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has accredited the following two programmes: MSc in Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments … Continue reading

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