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Research area(s)

Concentrating solar thermal power systems, Vacuum insulation panels, Building integrated concentrating solar systems, Building retrofit for improved energy efficiency, Polymeric solar collectors.

Grants

100% Solar energy run Cold Storage (SolCoS)
Funder: Innovate UK
Duration: October 2020 - March 2022
Solar heat storage for drying Forest Tree Seeds (SoFTS)
Funder: Innovate UK
Duration: April 2020 - June 2021
Solar Energy for Cleaner, Safer Kitchens in Kenya
Funder: Innovate UK
Duration: April 2020 - June 2021
Sol-Tech - Solar Powered Horticulture Cold Chains
Funder: UKRI
Duration: November 2019 - April 2021
Concentrating Solar-Thermophilic Anaerobic Reactor for Municipal Solid Waste (COSTARMSW)
Funder: UK-India Education and Research Initiative
Duration: April 2019 - February 2021
Novel Solar PVT Technology for Poly-generation
Funder: British Council
Duration: February 2019 - January 2021
Novel Nano-LiBr based Solar PVT Technology fOr Poly-generation (NoNSToP)
Funder: Newton Fund - British Council
Duration: November 2018 - October 2022
Development of vacuum insulation for cold chain equipment
Funder: Confidential
Duration: October 2017 - September 2021
SUNRISE: Strategic University Network to Revolutionise Indian Solar Energy
Funder: Research Councils UK
Duration: October 2017 - September 2019
Irregular Pipe Insulation
Funder: Innovate UK innovation vouchers through Mr Brian Woolward
Duration: April 2016 - May 2016
Vacuum insulation panels for specific applications
Funder: Confidential
Duration: October 2015 - January 2017

Research project into developing novel vacuum insulation

Novel Solar Power Generating Multi-Functional Window Unit for Building Applications
Funder: Brunel University London
Duration: April 2015 - August 2016

Brief Award

M_Miniaturised solar concentrators for water desalination/purification
Funder: UK-India Education and Research Initiative
Duration: March 2015 - August 2016
Miniaturised compact solar concentrators for water desalination/purification
Funder: DST-UKIERI
Duration: January 2015 - August 2016

UK-India project to develop linearly concentrating solar collectors

Vaccine chiller
Funder: Sure Chill Compnay Ltd (Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation )
Duration: August 2014 - August 2015

Bill and Vacuum insulation panels

Optimisation of Microporous Insulation Core Material for Vacuum Insulation Panels
Funder: Evonik Industries AG Germany
Duration: August 2012 - January 2014

Vacuum insulation panels