Smart Systems and Energy Informatics Research Group

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The Smart Energy Systems and Energy Informatics Research Group carries out a range of research and enterprise activities centred around the themes of intelligent sensing, control and informatics for energy-related applications. Focus areas of research include applications of Information Modelling, Machine Learning and Optimization for smart grid and the built environment. The research interests and backgrounds of staff members are multi-disciplinary and varied in nature, and include specialisms in construction, control and instrumentation, power systems, artificial intelligence and ICT. The work of the group has been underpinned by numerous EU H2020 research grants and UK/Overseas Government investments, and research outputs have been recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of quality and impact.

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Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Creep Engineering & Materials Science
Planning Engineering & Materials Science
Electrostatics Engineering & Materials Science
Electricity Engineering & Materials Science
Water Engineering & Materials Science
Precast concrete Engineering & Materials Science
Costs Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2011 2023

Research Output 2000 2020

3D printing of intricate sand cores for complex copper castings

Hughes, D., Sutherland, L. & Amalu, E., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Foundry sand

A combined model for PV system lifetime energy prediction and annual energy assessment

Georgitsioti, T., Pearsall, N., Forbes, I. & Pillai, G., 1 May 2019, In : Solar Energy. 183, p. 738-744 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Potential energy
Sensitivity analysis

A Conceptual Framework For Integrating User Experience With Design Parameters For Residential Buildings

Hafeez, M. A., Van Schaik, P., Dawood, H., Rodriguez, S., Patacas, J. & Dawood, N., 13 Nov 2019, CONVR 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Press / Media

Outstanding rating for research project

Nashwan Dawood


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Research helping to make an impact at North East business

Nashwan Dawood


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Student theses

Development of simulation-based genetic algorithms model for crew allocation in the precast industry

Author: Al-Bazi, A. F. J., 11 Jun 2010

Supervisor: Dawood, N. (Supervisor) & Dean, J. T. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


A review of project controls in the UK and methodologies to improve the processes

Author: Mackenzie, D., 1 Feb 2010

Supervisor: Dawood, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Development of a methodology for analysing and quantifying delay factors affecting construction projects in Libya

Author: Shebob, A., 22 Oct 2012

Supervisor: Dawood, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis