Dr. Kirk Shanks

Dr. Kirk Shanks
Assistant Professor Building Services Engineering

Contact details 

E-mail: [email protected]

Short Bio

With particular expertise across theoretical modelling methods, analytical investigation and empirical field studies of technologies and strategies to reduce energy demand and carbon emissions of buildings and building stocks his current interests center around improving the built environment in terms of beneficial impacts on measureable performance and user experience. His current areas of research focus on advanced building envelope technologies, resilience to climate change, improving understanding of the soft influences of shifting to more energy efficient behaviour and characterizing drivers of national carbon emissions on which he has published internationally.

Degrees/Professional Qualifications

  1. BEng (Hons) Building Services Engineering, Ulster University, UK
  2. MSc Arch: Environmental Design of Buildings, Cardiff University, UK
  3. PhD Energy Studies, Ulster University, UK
  4. PG Certificate in Academic Practice, Heriot Watt University, UK
  5. Fellow of Advance-HE, UK (FHEA)

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