|Length of Contract
||This post is full-time and fixed-term until 31 December 2018
|| Thursday, 12 March 2015
|Date advert posted
||Wednesday, 11 February 2015
To lead or work within research projects, and contribute to the research record of the School through commitment to carrying out research leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals. To pursue excellence in research and to inspire others to do the same.
SER Cymru and Solar Futures Laboratory is a world leading partnership between Welsh HEIs and Imperial College London.
The Welsh School of Architecture is working with the above group, researching into future technologies for capturing solar energy. The aim of SER Cymru is to create a Solar Energy Research hub in Wales underpinned by scientific research.
We are looking for an Architectural Scientist/Building Physicist to work with the above programme.
The candidates should have a PhD in a research related field to enable work on a research project funded by EPSRC to investigate the integration of solar technologies in the Built Environment, at building communities and larger scales.
The work will be carried out in collaboration with Swansea University, Wales' Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) and Welsh Government.
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PhD level research opportunity
Dr. Wassim Jabi, Senior Lecturer at the Welsh School of Architecture has recently secured a grant to purchase a Kuka KR60 HA (High Accuracy) robot to investigate advanced manufacturing techniques in architecture. He is also collaborating with a large international design firm and a large cement manufacturer on a research proposal to study the potential of robotic manufacturing methods in architecture. If you are a student or practitioner interested in PhD level research in this area please contact:
Dr. Wassim Jabi
Welsh School of Architecture