emmanuel essah

Emmanuel Essah

Associate Professor in the School of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading


Dr. Essah, is the head of Sustainable Energy, Environment, and Engineering department within the School of the Built Environment. His professional journey reflects a significant dedication to advancing the application of sustainable energy practices and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration between academia and industry. His research interests encompass optimizing the application of Photovoltaic systems in the built environment, energy management in buildings, indoor environmental quality, and the impact of Biophilia on occupants’ wellbeing. His research projects investigate various aspects of buildings, including the design performance, effects of air movement and condensation formation risk. He employs a combination of building simulation modelling methods; including computational fluid dynamics (CFD), integrated environmental solutions (IES), and experimental methods in his research.

Dr. Essah is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Building Engineering and a guest editor for the Air Quality and Healthy Buildings special issue of the journal. Additionally, he serves as a reviewer for several journals, including Energy Policy, Sustainable Cities and Society, Building Research Information, Energy Transitions, Building and Environment, among others. In addition to his research contributions, he has assumed leadership positions in academic program development serving as Undergraduate Programme Director and later as Programme Director of the MSc in Design and Management of Sustainable Built Environments.

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