wsa staff

Dr Vicki Stevenson
WEST Project Manager

Vicki Stevenson

Research Group: Architectural Science Group


Postal Address:
Welsh School of Architecture,
55 Park Place,
Cardiff University,
CF10 3AT

Telephone: 029 2087 0927
Fax: 029 2087 0463


As Project Manager for WEST, Vicki is responsible for co-ordinating partner activities to ensure that the training delivered by WEST is collaborative, complementary and communicates the research carried out during the LCRI Convergence Energy Research Programme.

Research Interests

Broad interest in energy efficiency and sustainable energy sources relating to the built environment.  This includes:

  • the embodied energy and sustainability of construction materials.
  • the potential of hydrogen as a sustainable energy vector
  • the application of solar thermal façades

Teaching Profile


  • Sustainable materials
  • Alternative construction materials
  • Carbon footprints and Embodied energy

MSc surpervision

  • Thermal mass
  • Biomass
  • Heat pumps
  • Sustainability codes
  • Zero/ low carbon buildings
  • Sustainable materials
  • Social sustainability
  • Embodied energy and carbon in construction
  • Industrial building refurbishment

PhD Supervision

  • Technological Innovation Systems - hydrogen from waste
  • Low carbon transformation of rural settlements in Guangdong Province, China
  • The architectural and environmental integration of transpired solar thermal in commercial and residential building envelopes

External Activities

Vice Chair and Membership & Education Officer for South West and South Wales branch of Energy Institute Women into Science, Engineering and Construction (WISE) in Wales Committee Member (Chair 2009-2012)