UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering


MPhil/PhD students

Discover doctoral research from the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering.

Seyma Atik
Thesis title: Investigating economic and environmental benefits of the building materials within the Cradle-to-Cradle Methodology: an integrated BIM approach
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Mohammed Bakkali
Thesis title: Developing a climate-responsive urbatecture
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Yekatherina Bobrova
Thesis title: UK housing policies - moving towards the achievement of shared objectives using System Dynamics
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Simone Bonavia
Thesis title: Agile Architecture: how the built environment can learn from how it is used
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Esther Borkowski
Thesis title: Building performance simulation of control strategies for adaptive building envelopes
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Elizabeth Cooper
Thesis title: Improved prediction of exposure to indoor air pollution through the advancement of time-activity profiles
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Kaveh Dianati
Thesis title: London’s Housing Crisis: A system dynamics approach with a focus on the role of financial markets
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Jie Dong
Thesis title: Modelling school building stocks in England and Wales to develop integrated school building assessment framework
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Mercede Erfanian
Thesis title: Soundscape indices: The psychophysiological implications
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Lorna Flores Villa
Thesis title: Daylight Effect on Sleep Patterns of People over 65 years old
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Duncan Grassie
Thesis title: An investigation of feedback and feedforward energy efficiency mechanisms from a UK school crowdsourced building stock model
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Longyu Guan
Thesis title: Alternative Daylight metrics
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Shih-Che Hsu
Thesis title: Spatiotemporal risk assessment of the relationships between outdoor temperature, residential energy use and heat-related cardiovascular mortality: The case study of Great Taipei, Taiwan
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Nishesh Jain
Thesis title: Improving the energy model calibration process in the context of performance gap, using energy and environmental data
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Anneka Kang
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Jackline Kibe
Thesis title: Semantic data models for built environment applications
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Mithuna Maran
Thesis title: Adaptable Acoustic Diffusor Design for Small Room Typologies
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Maria Mino Rodriguez
Thesis title: Thermal performance assessment of dwellings in high-altitude zones – Case in the Ecuadorian Andes
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Andrew Mitchell
Thesis title: Multi-level Regression Modelling of Dynamic Urban Soundscapes: Predicting Perceptual Assessments
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Dzhordzhio Naldzhiev
Thesis title: Novel Retrofit Technology Incorporating Robots for Lower Energy Healthy Buildings
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Dolapo Oluteye
Thesis title: Hotel lobbies as workplaces for the modern worker
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Ke-ting Pan
Thesis title: Factors related to CO uptake and elimination in the human body: simulation by multi-compartment model
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Giorgos Petrou
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Gizem Izmir Tunahan
Thesis title: The influence of past climatic experiences on human adaptation to new conditions
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Karen van Creveld
Thesis title: Measuring real daylight exposure afforded by various architectural environments and the implications for our health and wellbeing
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Seunghyeon Wang
Thesis title: Development of occupancy model using DANN and SIMS4 in office for privacy protection
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Yan Wang
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Chunyang Xu
Thesis title: VR-based Soundscape Evaluation
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Tingting Yang
Thesis title: Sound Field in Sequential Space
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Chengpeng Zhao
Thesis title: A comparison of daylighting and artificial lighting: the effects on alertness, mood and cognitive performance
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Ke Zhou
Thesis title: Applications of whole-systems approaches to place-based decision making: leveraging urban housing for population health and sustainable development
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