Editorial Advisory BoardDr. Kevin Kelly, Dublin Institute of Technology, CIBSE
Editor of the SDAR journal, member of the Editorial Board for Lighting Research & Technology, Vice President of CIBSE, Past President of the Society of Light & Lighting (SLL) and Past Chairman CIBSE Ireland; Fellow of CIBSE and SLL. Currently Head of School of Multidisciplinary Technologies in the College of Engineering and Built Environment in DIT, Dr Kelly has over 30 recent peer reviewed publications including book chapters, journal papers and conference publications in Lighting, Electrical Services Design, Education and Organisational Change most of which are available through http://arrow.dit.ie/ He was the main organiser for the SLL Lighting Conference in Croke Park in 2013 and has also been involved in organising multiple CIBSE Conferences held in Dublin. He was instrumental in developing Electrical Services Engineering programmes in DIT that were leaders in innovating recognition of prior learning for craftspeople. Over 1000 electricians have graduated with degrees since their inception 15 years ago. He was awarded a Silver Medal by CIBSE in 2015 for services to the Institution. .
Professor Brian Norton, Dublin Institute of Technology
President of the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) since 2003. He has played a full role in developing and promoting DIT in national and international contexts as it amalgamates with other Dublin Institutes to become the largest HEI in Ireland, moves to a single City Campus and becomes a University in name as well as in essence. Professor Norton is the author or co-author of six books and over 400 papers including 170 in learned journals. He has supervised nearly forty doctorates and serves as Associate Editor of Solar Energy the premier international journal in the field. He is on three other editorial boards. Professor Norton has chaired the World Renewable Energy Network, the Northern Ireland Business Education Partnership and the BSI Technical Committee on Solar Heating and represented the UK university sector on the Board of the Foundation for the Built Environment, which owns the UK Building Research Establishment. He was a ministerial appointee to the Construction Industry Training Board and chaired its Audit Committee. Among his awards are the Napier Shaw Medal of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), the Roscoe Award of the Energy Institute and Honorary Fellowship of the CIBSE.
Professor Andy Ford, London South Bank University
As one of the UK's leading environmental engineers, Professor Ford advises the UK Government on Renewable Energy issues and sustainable building. In 2013 he was appointed Professor of Systems Engineering in Built Environment, London South Bank University and oversees CEREB: The Centre for Efficient and Renewable Energy in Buildings. This is a unique teaching, research and demonstration facility for low carbon technologies. He is a former President of CIBSE (2011), a Cabe enabler for sustainability and low-energy design, and he is on the board of the UK Green Building Council.
Professor Tim Dwyer, University College London
Formerly Professor at London South Bank University, Tim is currently a teaching fellow at the Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering at The Bartlett, University College London, where he develops and delivers curriculum associated with energy efficient buildings and their integrated services. Tim Dwyer is Technical Editor of the CIBSE Journal, a consultant to industry and professional institutions and a technical writer and presenter in educational and industrial applications. He has authored several hundred learned articles, chaired and organised over 250 industry focussed seminars and contributed to, and led, several texts in building services engineering. He has serves as a board member of ASHRAE, IMechE CBSD and a CIBSE Council member as well as chair of, and participant of, several ASHRAE and CIBSE standing committees.
Dr. Hywel Davies, CIBSE
Hywel Davies has been Technical Director of CIBSE, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, since June 2007. Prior to that he had a part time role as Research Manager of CIBSE, which he combined with consultancy in research, standards and policy in the built environment. Before that he held a range of policy, standards and research roles at the Building Research Establishment. He now leads the technical and policy development work of the Institution, particularly focussed on those policy areas that influence the performance of buildings, including Building and Energy related Regulations and Building Information Modelling. He participates in a range of government and industry policy development groups and is active on several standards committees within BSI, CEN and ISO. CIBSE members are familiar with his monthly contribution on legal issues for the CIBSE Journal.
Prof. Lynne Jack, Heriot Watt University, Maylaysia Campus
Professor Lynne Jack is Director of Research at Heriot Watt’s Malaysia campus, where her primary responsibilities are to develop the University’s research profile in Malaysia and to provide a conduit for inter-campus (Edinburgh and Dubai) research collaboration. Lynne is also Director of the University’s Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design; one of only four Centres within the UK. She is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institution of Buildings Services Engineers and a Fellow of the UK Society of Public Health Engineers. Lynne’s main areas of research lies in the modelling of water and drainage systems for buildings; and in 2015, Lynne was nominated to, and took up, the role of Chair of the Scientific Committee of the CIB (Conseil International du Batiment) W62 Working Group; an international research organisation addressing Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings. Lynne is currently CIBSE Vice President and is incoming President-Elect. She is also Vice-Chair of CIBSE’s Education, Training and Membership Committee, and currently leads CIBSE’s International Task Force..
Professor Gerald Farrell, Dublin Institute of Technology
Currently Dean of the College of Engineering and Built Environment in DIT, a College with over 400 staff and 5000 student across multiple sites in Dublin City. Professor Farrell is the founder and Director of the DIT Photonics Research Centre (PRC). He leads a multinational research team of doctoral, postdoctoral and senior researchers focusing on several areas of optical fibre sensing research including photonic crystal fibre sensors for environmental and energy systems sensing, novel sensors for composite materials and medical devices, LC infiltrated fibre sensors and micro-fibre and nanowire sensors for chemical and bio-sensing. Professor Farrell has also led the development of collaboration with a number of research groups in China, Poland and elsewhere. He has over 280 publications in the area of photonics, many in high impact factor journals. Professor Farrell is also a member of the Optical Society of America and an advisory professor in China at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, at Jilin University and at Harbin Engineering University.
Professor John Mardaljevic, Loughborough University
Formerly of De Montfort, Leicester Polytechnic and Aberdeen University, where he specialised in daylight modelling, John is Professor of Building Daylight modelling at Loughborough University since 2012. His main research activities include daylight modelling/simulation, climate-based daylight metrics, non-visual effects of light, solar access/microclimate. He is the UK Principal Expert on Daylight for the European Committee for Standardisation CEN / TC 169 WG11 and panel member concerning the revision of British Standard 8206: "Daylight in Buildings". He is also on the editorial boards of Lighting Research & Technology and Energy & Buildings and is Vice-chair CIBSE Daylight Group.
Professor Michael Conlon, Dublin Institute of Technology
Currently Head of the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin St, Dublin. He was previously with Monash University and VENCorp in Melbourne, Australia. Research interests include the general area of electrical power engineering and control systems applications. Specific areas include power systems analysis, including transient and dynamic analysis of power systems; simulation and control of power systems; electromagnetic transient analysis; applications of superconductivity in power systems; power systems economics; power systems reliability analysis including cost of reliability; quality of supply, development of wind energy including operational issues and integration into transmission networks.
Professor David Kennedy, Dublin Institute of Technology
Professor David Kennedy is the Head of Mechanical Engineering at Dublin Institute of Technology, responsible for managing a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Prior to that, he was responsible for managing the research activities of the Faculty of Engineering at DIT. Professor Kennedy has organised a number of International Conferences at DIT.. Professor Kennedy has supported and participated in events for the Institution of Corrosion, the Institution of Engineers of Ireland and the Institution of Electrical Engineers, where he was chairman from 2004 to 2005. He was responsible for co-ordinating and managing the development of a Master of Engineering programme in Advanced Engineering (ME) and this was followed by the successful development of a Masters (ME) in Mechanical Engineering, which started in September 2008. Professor Kennedy has published over 150 articles for book chapters, International Journals, Peer reviewed Conference papers and proceedings, and other journal articles. David is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of Engineers Ireland, current Chairman and active member of the Membership and Qualifications Board of Engineers Ireland and Member of the Engineering Council, Engineers Ireland, June 2012 to date. He is also a Chairman of the NSAI TC8 committee for bulk storage of LPG. He is currently on the MC for the COST TU1205 on Solar energy. In 2012, he was made a member of the committee of Professors of Mechanical Engineers in Ireland and was the Chairman for the International Undergraduate Awards competition for the Engineering and Mechanical Sciences category 2012 and 2013.
Professor David Fisk, Imperial College, London
Professor David Fisk is a commissioner on the UK National Infrastructure Commission. Previously Chief Scientific Advisor at the UK Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government; was one of the UK team at the UN Climate Change Negotiations; Emeritus Professor of Systems Engineering and Innovation at the Centre for Systems Engineering and Infrastructure at Imperial College, London. Previously a member of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority.
Dr. Keith Sutherland, Dublin Institute of Technology
Dr. Avril Behan, Dublin Institute of Technology
Mr. Kevin Gaughan, Dublin Institute of Technology
Mr. Michael McDonald, Co-ordinator SDAR Awards & Irish Lighter Competition
Ms. Ciara Ahern, Dublin Institute of Technology
Ms. Yvonne Desmond, Arrow Co-ordinator
Mr. Brian Widdis, Online Submissions
Mr. Pat Lehane, Publisher of the print version