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Dr Emmanuel Essah

Portrait of Dr Emmanuel Essah, Associate Professor in the School of Construction Management and Engineering
  • Undergraduate Programmes Director
  • Module Convenor: Building Simulation Module (master's)
  • Labs and workshop activities

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 maximised
  • biophilia of indoor environment and building services design.

Research centres and groups

Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST))
  • MSc (Reading)
  • PhD (Glasgow Caledonian)
  • PG Academic Practice (University of Reading).

Professional bodies/affiliations

  • Visiting Associate Professor, 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, International Advisory Board for the Journal of Design and Built Environment (JDBE), University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Reviewer, Building and Environment, Building Engineering, Energy in Buildings, Energy Policy, Sustainable Cities and Society, Scientific Committee Member of West Africa Building and Environmental Research
  • Member, The Institute of Physics
  • Member, Energy Institute
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy.