Staff Profile:Dr Maria Vahdati

Name:
Dr Maria Vahdati
Job Title:
Associate Professor
Responsibilities:

Programme Director MSc Renewable Energy: Technology & Sustainability
School Co-Director Diversity & Inclusion
School positive Minds Facilitator
School Athena Swan Team Co-Chair

Module convenor for:

  • CEM241 (Energy & the Environment)
  • CEM19A (Energy Research Skills)
  • CEM19B (Energy Research Dissertation)
  • CEM160 (Renewable Energy Systems)

Qualifications:
BSc
PhD
Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

 Recent PhD Supervison (completed): 

2017

  • Enhancing strength and durability of adobe bricks by introducing bio inspired stabilisers
  • Innovative, integrated greywater and green wall systems for improving water security; treatment and recycling to provide alternative water resources
  • Energy use and reduction in UK commercial kitchens

2016

  • The recovery of cassava waste for heat generation in cassava-based bioethanol plants in Thailand: Social practices and environmental impact

2015

  • The development of an assessment criteria framework for sustainable non-residential buildings in Saudi Arabia

2014

  • Analysis of historical solar irradiance data and development of a virtual pyranometer method for real-time PV monitoring
  • A computational fluid dynamics investigation of a vertical axis augmented wind turbine design for the built environment

2013

  • Classification methods for an ill-posed reconstruction with an application to fuel cell monitoring

2011

  • Analysis tools for urban wind turbines

Areas of Interest:
  • Wind, hydro, solar and biomass energy systems design and modelling
  • Earth Architecture
  • Ground source heat pumps and PV system hybrids
  • Energy in buildings
Research groups / Centres:

Energy and environmental Engineering

Professional Memberships:
Chartered Member of Institute Chemical Engineers

Publications:
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Contact Details

Email:
m.m.vahdati@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 8560
Building:
142 Chancellor's Building

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