speaker: Dr Andrew Wright, IESD, De Montfort University
Andrew Wright is a Senior Research Fellow with particular
interests in energy use in buildings, weather and climate
change, who joined the Institute in September 2004.
a degree in Applied Maths at Sheffield, he took an MSc in Atmospheric
Physics at Imperial College, London, and for his PhD investigated
computer modelling of the thermal performance of industrial buildings.
Before coming to De Montfort, Andrew was the Programme Manager of a
distance learning MSc course in Sustainable Electrical Building
Services at UMIST (now University of Manchester), where he was also a
researcher in the Tyndall (North) Centre for Climate Change Research.
He has previously worked for the UK Electricity Industry at EA
Technology Ltd near Chester; Newcastle University; and the Building
Design Partnership in Manchester.
has written several journal papers relating to energy use in buildings,
and numerous reports for EA Technology ranging from the energy impacts
of teleworking, to the effect of distributed generation on the
electricity network. Andrew has been a member of the Chartered
Institute of Building Services Engineers for many years, and was one of
the authors of the recent design guides on Environmental Design (Volume
A) and Weather (Volume J).