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      August 28, 2019

      Wednesday  10:00 AM

      Room K2-V114, K2 Building, , Keyworth Street, London, UK.
      London, Greater London

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      International Conference on Renewable Energy and Vacuum Insulation for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)

      WEBSITE: https://memonsaim.wixsite.com/uk-japan-conference Description This international conference empowers Japan-UK research collaboration and bring discussions of the future research collaboration opportunity due to the mutual interest on scientifically contributing to the novel development of vacuum insulation and renewable energy technologies for NZEBs (Nearly Zero Energy Buildings). This conference will enable us to develop a future joint venture of different approaches by working together and widening engagement in research dissemination activities between Japan and the UK. Themes This international conference is a multidisciplinary forum of sharing the expertise and presenting the state-of-the-art research work in the form of presentations for the following themes. Vacuum Physics Building Integrated Renewable Energy Solar Thermal Vacuum Engineering Smart Windows Vacuum Insulation Building Retrofitting Technologies Solar Collectors Solar Heating and Cooling Technologies Solar Architecture and Building Integration Intelligent Energy Systems for NZEBs Purpose & Opportunity This international conference will also empower Japan-UK collaboration and bring discussions of the future research collaboration opportunity due to our mutual interest on scientifically contributing to the novel development of vacuum insulation and renewable energy technologies for NZEBs. This conference will enable us to develop a future joint venture of different approaches by working together and widening engagement in research dissemination activities between Japan and the UK. Venue London South Bank University, Room K2-V114, K2 Building, Keyworth Street, London, SE10 AA,UK. Date Wednesday 28th August 2019 (10:00 am to 05:00 pm). Refreshments and Lunch will be provided. Organiser, Website and Eventbrite Page Designer and Creator: © Saim MemonDr Saim Memon (Email: S.Memon@lsbu.ac.uk) (Phone: 02078157510)(Address Office: T-813, Division of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, 103 Borough Road, LSBU, UK) EVENT PROGRAM 10:00-10:15 PM Arrival and Refreshment ​Please arrive at sharp 10 am or before 10 am at the Reception of K2 Building on Keyworth street. The room K2-V114 is on the First floor, you can take stairs or can take the elevator and then turn right or follow the signs for the room V114. There will be refreshments ready. Please sign the Attendance Sheet available in the Room V114. 10:15 AM – 10:29 AM  Health & Safety Announcement and Introduction to the Speakers Dr Saim Memon ​ 10:30 AM – 10:44 AM Welcome Address Prof Hari M. Upadhyaya (Head of Advanced Materials Centre, School of Engineering, LSBU) Prof Upadhyaya is a Professor in the School of Engineering. he is an expert in thin-film deposition using vacuum and non-vacuum based techniques towards photovoltaic device processing research and characterization; and pioneered the research in semiconducting junction memory devices 10:45 AM – 11:14 AM Invited Speaker: Dr Harjit Singh, Brunel University London, UK Dr Singh is a Senior Lecturer in Built Environment Engineering and Energy at Brunel University London. His research focuses on various aspects of solar energy use in built environment such as vacuum insulation panels, Solar Collectors and energy efficiency in buildings. 11:15 AM – 12:00 AM Invited Speaker: Dr Takao Katsura, Hokkaido University, Japan Dr Katsura is an Associate Professor at Hokkaido University, Japan. His research focuses on translucent vacuum insulation panel, heat pumps, HVAC, and thermal energy storage. ​ 12:01  PM – 12:46 PM Invited Speaker: Dr Yueping Fang, Coventry University, UK. Dr Fang is a Senior Lecturer in Building Services Engineering at Coventry University. His research focuses on thermal evaluation of advanced vacuum glazing and vacuum insulation systems and technologies through experimental characterisation and theoretical evaluation. 12: 47 PM – 01: 44 PM Lunch with Tea/Coffee Break and Socialisation 01:45 PM – 02:29 PM Invited Speaker: Dr Ali Radwan, Hokkaido University, Japan. Dr Radwan is a Research Fellow at Hokkaido University, Japan. His research focuses on concentrated photovoltaic system, solar cells, vacuum insulation panels and thermal energy engineering. 02:30 PM – 03:14 PM Invited Speaker: Dr Issa Chaer, London South Bank University, UK Dr Chaer is Director of Enterprise, School of Built Environment and Architecture at London South Bank University. His research focuses on energy conversion and energy management including CHP and trigeneration systems, refrigeration, alternative and renewable technologies to reduce energy demand and carbon emission within the engineering sector. 03:15 PM – 03: 44 PM Invited Speaker: Dr Carlos Jimenez-Bescos, University of Nottingham, UK. Dr Jimenez-Bescos is an Assistant Professor in Building Services and Environmental Design at University of Nottingham. His research focuses on Indoor Air Quality and energy monitoring dealing with issues in health and well-being due to low energy approaches to construction in energy use, energy efficiency and the impact of policy. 03:45 PM – 04:14 PM Invited Speaker: Dr Anna-Karin Axelsson, London South Bank University, UK Dr Axelsson is an Associate Professor at London South Bank University, UK. Her research focuses on several aspects of analytic chemistry, functional materials  and coating technologies. 04:15 PM – 04:45 PM Project Leading Speaker: Dr Saim Memon, London South Bank University, UK Dr Memon is a Senior Lecturer at London South Bank University, UK. His research focuses on solar thermal vacuum engineering, smart windows, vacuum insulated glazing and various aspects of renewable energy systems. 04:45 PM-05:00 PM Closing Remarks Please note the timings are scheduled at the best intention but slight changes may occur that could be due to unforeseen circumstances.

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