Staff Profile:Dr Emmanuel Essah

Dr Emmanuel Essah
Job Title:
Associate Professor
  • Undergraduate Programmes Director
  • Module Convenor: Building Simulation Module (Masters Level)
  • Labs and Workshop activities

External Responsibilities:

Visiting Associate Professor, of the National Centre for International Research of Low-carbon and Green Buildings, Ministry of Science & Technology, PR China and of the Joint International Research Laboratory of Green Buildings and built Environments, ministry of Education, PR China

Member of the International Advisory Board for the Journal of Design and Built Environment (JDBE), University of Malaya, Malaysia.
Review: Building and Environment, Building Engineering, Energy in Buildings, Energy Policy, Sustainable Cities and Society, Scientific Committee Member of West Africa Building and Environmental Research

BSc (KNUST), MSc (Reading), PhD (Glasgow Caledonian), PG Academic Practice (University of Reading)

Areas of Interest:

Emmanuel has specific research interests in the effects of airflows and ventilation on moisture transfer within buildings; on energy conservation and on the consequent implications for the risks and impacts arising from condensation formation in buildings.

Other research interests include; Energy demand and management.
Solar energy systems and technologies, and how outputs from photovoltaic modules can be maximized.
Biophilia of indoor Environment and Building Services Design

Research groups / Centres:

Innovative and Sustainable Technologies (IST)
Energy Group

Professional Memeberships:
The Institute of Physics: Member
Energy Institute: Member
Higher Education Academy: Fellow

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Essah, Emmanuel. A., Sanders, Chris. H, Baker, Paul. and Sasic Kalagasidis, A. (2009). Condensation and moisture transport in cold roofs: effect of roof underlay. Journal of Building Research and Information. 37 (2), pp. 117-128.
Essah, E.A., Sanders, C.H., Baker, P.H and Kumaraperumal, A. (2009). Effects of varying ventilation, ceiling airtightness and underlay in a cold pitched roof - modelling and simulation. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference and Exhibition, Healthy Buildings 2009, Syracuse, NY, USA.
Essah, E.A., Sanders, C.H., Baker, P. Galbraith, G.H., and Sasic Kalagasidis, A. (2008). Simulating the energy benefits and reduction in condensation formation that is obtained from houses with Cold Pitched Roofs. Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby, Denmark.
Kumaraperumal, A., Sanders, C.H., Baker, P.H., Galbraith, G.H., and Essah, E.A. (2008).Wind-Driven Rain distribution and its hygrothermal effects on two different types of building geometry. Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Technical University of Denmark in Lyngby, Denmark.
Essah, E.A., Sanders, C.H., Galbraith, G.H., and McLean, R.C. (2006). Airflow between houses and their roofs. Proceedings of the 3rd International Building Physics Conference, Concordia University, Montreal-Canada. Research in Building Physics and Building Engineering.
Essah, E.A., Sanders, C.H., Baker, P.H., Galbraith, G.H., and McLean, R.C. (2006). Comparing experimental measurements and modelling of airflow patterns in a house and its loft space. Proceedings of the Healthy Buildings Conference, Lisbon.
Essah, E.A. and Sanders, C.H. (2006). Heat and moisture transport between houses and cold lofts - a combination of convection and diffusion. International Energy Agency, Annex 41: Whole building Heat, Air and Moisture response MOIST-ENG, Kyoto-Japan.

Essah E staff profile photo 2018

Contact Details

+44 (0) 118 378 8563
147 Chancellor's Building

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