PhD vacancies, energy efficient buildings, NUI Galway

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The NUI website states “if you want to contribute to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions, to make the word a better place and have any interest or skills in the topics mentioned below, then we encourage you to contact us with your research proposal”. The topics are:

– Modelling of thermal and fluid systems (CFD, whole building and reduced order modelling);
– Control and optimisation of mechanical systems;
– Fault Detection and Diagnosis (FDD);
– Smart cities, wireless technologies and energy networks;
– Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Semantic web;
– Data analysis and online web applications (energy related applications);
– Data visualisation, GUI design, HCI and Cognitive Engineering.

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