Category Archives: informatics

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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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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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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The Digital Railway – Digital Capabilities for Rail Industry Challenges, 25th March 2013

On the 25th of March, 2013, I attended ‘The Digital Railway – Digital Capabilities for Rail Industry Challenges’ event, hosted by the Transport Knowledge Transfer Network. This acted as the opening and networking day of the five million pounds ‘Competition … Continue reading

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ICT4S Conference

The first ICT4S (ICT for sustainability) conference was held last week (14-16 Feb 2013) in Zurich, Switzerland. In the organisers own words “ICT4S is about utilizing the transformational power of ICTs for making our world more sustainable: saving energy and … Continue reading

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TSBE Centre host IDC Administrators Meeting 13 Feb 2013

The TSBE Centre hosted the latest IDC Administrators meeting yesterday. Representatives from IDC and similar Centres from across the UK attended the meeting, together with Paul Wilkinson from the AEngD. The meeting was organised by TSBE Administrator Emma Hawkins. Emma … Continue reading

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TSBE Centre will be attending Eco-Build March 5 – 7 2013 Excel Centre London

TSBE Centre Research Engineers are busy designing an innovative stand for the Eco Build Exhibition. This picture shows an earlier project from an outreach event run by TSBE Centre.

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