Dr Nick Kelly
BEng (Hons), PGCert, MSc, PhD, FHEA
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Current Funded Projects
- BRE Trust: Centre of Excellence in integrated energy modelling, 2005-2010
- EPSRC Grant with SHEFC: Increasing the capacity in energy reseach, 2005-2010
- EPSRC Grant: Predicting the effect of occupant behaviour on thermal comfort and energy use in buildings, 2004-2006
- EPSRC Grant - Supergen: Advanced networks, 2003-2006
- EU - WINDAT: Modelling of advanced glazing systems - window energy data network, 2003-2004
- EU /Carbon Trust - RESPIRE: Impact of high levels of renewable energy deployment in island communities, 2003-2006
- EU - IQ-TEST: Development of test procedures for the outdoor testing of innovative building components, 2002-2004
- EU - DAME-BC: Extrapolation of experimental results to the real scale, 2002-2004
- EU - REASSURE: Local promotion of the use of renewable energy in buildings, 2002-2004
- EU - RURASU: Renewable energy design, 2005-2007
- EU - SmartHomes: On-line energy services for smart homes, 2000-2003
- EU - EQUINAR, Awarded 2007
- EU FP6 Coordination Action on Ocean Energy: Partner, To develop standards fpr testing ocean energy conversion devices, 2004-2007
- UK-Gov - Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Executive, British Energy, Scottish & Southern Energy, Scottish Power: Establishment of SEEF, Scottish Energy and Environment Foundation, 2000-2005
- UK-Gov - Scottish Executive: Scottish energy policy development within SEEF, the Scottish Energy and Environment Foundation, 2002-2004
- UK-Gov - SE Partnership, Industry, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Executive: Continued operation of SESG, 2002-2004
- UK-Gov - Scottish Executive: Decision-support tool for policy development in response to the EPB Directive, 2002-2003
- UK-Gov - Scottish Enterprise: Construction and testing of a tidal turbine, 2004-2006
- UK-Gov - DTI: Internet-enabled monitoring and control of the built environment, awarded 2007
- UK-Gov - Glasgow City Council: A comparative evaluation of novel energy systems in sports centres, 2002-2004
- UK-Gov - Glasgow City Council: Appraisal of the potential for bio-fuel and wind power production in Glasgow, 2000-2001
- Teaching Company Scheme - HLM Design: Life cycle analysis, 2002-2005
- Teaching Company Scheme - Hulley & Kirkwood M&E Consultants: Life cycle analysis, 2002-2005
- Teaching Company Scheme - MacMillan Steel Fabricators Ltd: Manufacture of ducted wind turbines for urban applications, 2002-2005
- Knowledge Transfer Partnership Project - KJ Tait Engineers, 2007-2009
- Knowledge Transfer Partnership Project - Sgurr Energy Ltd, 2006-2008
- Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology: Development of energy rating tools for Samsung residential and commercial buildings
- EAGA Charitable Trust: Air source heat pump field trial monitoring and assessment, 2007-2008
- EPSRC Grant: Environmental assessment of domestic laundering, 2008-2012 (Joint with Glasgow University & Glasgow Caledonian University)
- EU - EC Intelligent Energy in Europe: Certified training for passive house design, (13 European partners), 2008-2012
For a list of publications from 2001, please follow this link. Select 'Browse', 'Author or Creator', Kelly, Nicolas James http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/view/author/68897.html
- The development of software tools and techniques for the analysis of energy systems, particularly low carbon technologies.
- Analysis of distributed energy resources (DER), including heat-pumps, photovoltaics, fuel cells, engine-based micro-CHP: work involves both modelling and analysis of in-situ performance.
- Advanced thermal storage featuring phase change materials
- Techniques, technologies and control strategies for improving demand-side energy efficiency, particularly in environmental conditioning processes.
- Analysis of urban canopy air flow characteristics for renewable power conversion, ventilation and contaminant dispersal studies.
- HEA: Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
- SESG: Member of the Scottish Energy Systems Group, which aims to promote the use of simulation in the design of the built environment, with the aim of reducing environmental impact, while improving occupant comfort.
- UK Energy Research Centre: Member of the micro-generation working group.
- IMECHE Journal of Power and Energy: Reviewer 2007-present.
- Consultancy: Undertaken simulation studies for many building design projects throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK
- Continuing Professional Development (CPD):Contribute to the Faculty's programmes training engineers and designers in the theory and use of simulation packages
- Microgen'II: Chair of the 2nd International Conference on Microgeneration and Related Technologies, Glasgow April 2011.
- BS2009: Co-chair of the Scientific Committee for the 10th International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference, Glasgow July 2009.
- Microgen2008 Organiser of Special Supergen HDPS session of Microgen 2008, The First International Conference in Micro-cogeneration, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Canada University of Strathclyde, May 2008
- IEA ECBCS Annex 54: Management Group and Participant International Energy Agency Project 2004- 'Fuel Cells and Residential Cogeneration Modelling', investigating fuel cells and other micro cogeneration devices for housing including:
- Department of Energy, US
- Natural Resources Canada, Canada
- National Research Council, Canada
- Siemens, Germany
- VTT, Finland
- EMPA, Switzerland
- IEA HIA Annex 18: UK Representative on another IEA Annex looking at the integration of hydrogen into society 2004-2006. Partners include:
- Department of Energy, US
- Natural Resources Canada, Canada
- Sgurr Energy, Mott Macdonald, UK
- Icelandic New Energy, Iceland
- Institut for Energieteknikk, Norway
Prizes and Awards
ICE Baker Medal with UKERC Microgeneration Expert Group for Staffell et al 'UK microgeneration. Part II: technology overviews', Proceedings of the ICE (v163 issue EN4), pp143-165, 2010.
EPSRC Science and Innovation Award 2005 - To the ESRU Team - Collaborative work with Departments of Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEE) and Economics, through the Engineering Faculty's Istitute of Energy and Environment (InstEE).
Research Councils UK Academic Fellowship 2005-present