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Quarterly PhD Colloquium March 2017

Shivananda Pukhrem, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, DIT

Ray Lloyd: School of Mechanical and Transport Engineering, DIT

Stephen Folan: DIT Estates

Sandipan Patra: School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, DIT

Cormac Allen: School of Architecture, DIT


 

Quarterly PhD Colloquium March 2017

John McKiernan‌, Head of External Collaboration, ESB, The Changing Power Sector

Brendan Barry, Manager, Emerging Energy Technologies, ESB, ESB’s Innovation Strategy

Dr. Mick Mc Keever, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, DIT, Thermal Energy Storage Research at DIT

Prof. Aidan O'Driscoll, School of Marketing, DIT, How behavioural models explain consumers' attitudes to microgeneration

Dr. Derek Kearney, Energy Resource Group, DIT, Wind Urchin: an innovative approach to wind resource measurement

Brendan Cleary, School of Civil and Structural Engineering, DIT, Modelling the Irish electricity maket under different conditions

Dr. Keith Sunderland, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, DIT, Renewable energy integration on low-voltage distribution networks

Dr. Malabika Basu, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, DIT, Coping Smartly with Harmonic Penetration, Propagation and Interaction in the Distribution  Network


 Quarterly PhD Colloquium Feb 2015

Prof. Katsunori Nagano, Presidential Advisor, Environment System Research Laboratory, University of Hokkaido, Japan

Prof. Taro Mori, Associate Professor, University of Hokkaido, Japan

Prof. Takao Katsura, Associate Professor, University of Hokkaido, Japan

Prof. Aidan ODriscoll, School of Marketing, “Consumer resistance to innovation — a behavioural reasoning perspective.”

Tea/Coffee

Jason Long, Department of Electrical Engineering, IT Tallaght, “Data logging embedded system for micro-generation and site classification”.

Iftekhar Hussain, School of Civil Engineering, “Development of Electrification by Solar PV in Bangladesh.”

Aritra Ghosh, School of Civil Engineering, “Multifunctional Switchable Window.”

Shivananda Pukhrem, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, “The challenges faced while integrating large PV plants into the electrical grid .

 


Quarterly PhD Colloquium Dec 2014

Prof. Michael Conlon, Head of School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering,  "An overview of FP7 funded PV Crops - which aims to reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies in solar photovoltaics"

Barry Cullen, Clear Angle Technologies,  "From research to industry start-up company"

Ray Lloyd, School of Mechanical and Design Engineering, "Energy efficiency in data centres"

Hind Ahmed, School of Physics "Materials Characterization and Plasmonic Interaction in Enhanced Luminescent Down-Shifting Layers for Photovoltaic Devices"

Jim Hanly, School of Accounting and Finance, "The Hedging Efficiency of the Electricity Futures Markets"

Daire Reilly, School of Civil Engineering,
"Sustainable Solar Water Pumping in Marginalised Communities of Nepal : Approach, Challenges and Benefits"

 


Quarterly PhD Colloquium Sept 2014

Lubna Mariam June 2014, School of Electrical Engineering, "Design and simulation study of a Microgrid system"

Adil Salman, School of Electrical Engineering,  "Distributed Control for the Parallel DC Linked Modular Shunt Active Power Filters under Distorted Utility Voltage Condition"

Fintan McLoughlin June 2014, School of Civil & Structural Engineering, "Electric vehicle battery re-use in stationary applications"

Aimee Byrne June 2014, School of Civil & Structural Engineering, "First steps in the development of cement batteries to store PV energy to power cathodic protection of reinforcement in concrete structures"

Deidre Wolff June 2014, School of Civil & Structural Engineering, "Life cycle assessment of electricity production in Ireland"


Quarterly PhD Colloquium June 2014

David Palmer, FenestraPro: From Research to Commercialisation: Lessons Learned

Phani Chandra Barla: School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering: GIS Application of Network Analysis in Relation to EV Charging Network of Ireland

Philippe Lemarchand, School of Physics: Evaluation of switchable windows integrated to dynamic building envelopes for energy-efficient buildings and users' comfort

Eoin McLoughlin, MCL Analytics: Leveraging big data analytics to drive customer intelligence for utilities

Brendan Cleary, School of Civil Engineering: Modelling Future Energy Policy Scenarios.

Timothy O’Leary, School of Architecture: Design of Experiment for Hygrothermal Analysis of Solid Walled Structures

Benish Paily, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering: Monitoring of HVDC Systems with Fast Signal Processing Techniques

 

Quarterly PhD Colloquium February 2014

BUILDING RETROFIT
Using Hygrothermal Analysis to examine how the Thermal Performance, Durability and Occupant’s Health are affected, when Retrofitting Historic Solid Wall Constructions.
- Tim O’Leary, DIT School of Architecture & Building: 2014 Tim O Leary

BUILDING MATERIALS
Self Powered Multi-Functional Glazing
- Aritra Ghosh, School of Civil and Structural Engineering : 14 02 Aritra Ghosh

DEMAND FORECASTING
Forecasting Peak Gas Consumption for Year Ahead Gas Network Management
- Ronán Oliver, School of Electrical Engineering : 14 02 Ronan Oliver

SOLAR
Photovoltaic Electric System Protection
- Ayda Esfandyari , School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering : 14 02 Ayda Esfandyari

WIND GENERATION
Transient Response Modelling for Wind Turbines based on Synthetic Wind Speeds.
- Thomas Woolmington, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering : 14 02 Tom Woolmington

WIND GENERATION & THE GRID
Reduced Inertia Response in Power Systems with High Penetration Levels of Wind Energy
- Oleksandra Dudurych, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering : 14 02 Oleksandra Dudurych


Quarterly PhD Colloquium November 2013

ENERGY USE in DATA CENTRES
- Knowledge-Based Models for Computer Server Inlet Temperature Prediction
  Ray Lloyd, School of Mechanical and Transport Engineering : 13 11 Ray Lloyd

HDVC
- Fault analysis in HVDC systems using signal processing techniques
  Benish Kochupurakkal Paily, School of Electrical Systems Engineering : 13 11 Benish Paily

LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT
- Uncertainty Analysis
  Deidre Wolff, School of Civil Engineering : 13 11 Deirdre Wolff

OCEAN ENERGY
- Tidal Analysis
  Fergal O’Rourke, School of Mechanical and Transport Engineering : view

RETROFIT
- A Consumer Oriented Tool for Dwelling Energy Retrofit Measure Assessment
  Daire Reilly, School of Civil Engineering : 13 11 Daire Reilly

SMART GRID
- Research in Germany
  Keith Sunderland, School of Electrical Systems Engineering : 13 11 Keith Sunderland

SOLAR
- Solar Water Pumping In Nepal
  Fintan McLoughlin, Renewable World Scholar : 13 11 Fintan McLoughlin

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
- Renewable energy in East Africa - A Case Study
  Declan Arthur, Ciaran King Scholar 2011 : 13 11 Declan Arthur


Quarterly PhD Colloquium May 2013

COMMUNICATING CORPORATE WIND POWER & ENERGY STORAGE
- Potential Economic Benefits in Ireland
  Brendan Cleary, School of Civil Engineering : view

‌GAS CONSUMPTION
- Modelling daily gas consumption for the SME sector
  Ronan Oliver, School of Civil Engineering : view 

HOME AREA NETWORKS (HAN)
- Demand response algorithms for Home Area Networks (HAN)
  Fabiano Pallonetto, Electricity Research Centre, UCD : view

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS (ITS)
- The Economic Suitability and Viability of New Generation ITS in Dublin Port
  Kay McGinley, School of Mechanical and Transport Engineering : view 

RESPONSIBILITY/SUSTAINABILTY
- Integrating Management & Communications Theory
  Lisa Koep, School of Marketing : view

TIMBER FRAME WALL ASSEMBLIES
- A hygrothermal analysis tested under temperate maritime climatic conditions
  Lee Corcoran, School of Architecture :

WAVE ENERGY
- Electrical Aspects of Wave Energy Converters (WECs) & the Wavebob WEC
  Fergus Sharkey, School of Electrical Systems Engineering : view

WIND TURBINE BLADES
- Towards a model of Vortex-Induced Vibration
  Alberto Pellegrino, Dept of Mech. & Manu Eng., Trinity College, Dublin : view 


Quarterly PhD Colloquium February 2013

ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHITECTURE
- An Environmental Architectural Design Primer for Students
  Michael Haslam, School of Architecture : view

FRACTAL APPLICATIONS
- From Anaerobic Digestion to Urban Wind Turbulence
  Thomas Woolmington, School of Electrical Systems Engineering : view

PV/THERMAL HYBRID
- Experiment design of a system
  Maria Browne, Trinity College Dublin :view

SOLAR
- Concentration of Solar Energy Using Switchable Reflectors
  Philippe Lemarchand, School of Physics : view

UNIFIED POWER QUALITY CONDITIONER
- For Power Quality Improvement of Distributed Generation (DG) Integrated Network
  Md. Shafiuzzaman Khan Khadem, School of Electrical Systems Engineering : view

WIND POWER
- Analysis using Non-Standard Statistical Models
  Niall McCoy, School of Electrical Systems Engineering : view