News

The latest news from the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) and its projects.


Prof. Jeremy Watson
10th July, 2013

Jeremy Watson, Visiting Professor at the University Southampton and Arup’s director of Global Research has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2013 Birthday honours. His citation was for services to engineering. Jeremy has worked as Arup’s global director of Research for the last seven years; spending three of these as part-time Chief Scientific Adviser […]


Dr Arif Anwar
26th June, 2013

Date and Venue: Friday 28th June 2013 at 16.30 Lecture Theatre F2/Building 7 Highfield Campus Speaker: Dr Arif Anwar, BSc Eng, MSc, PhD Principal Researcher—Irrigation and Head IWMI Pakistan Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and the Environment University of Southampton Please refer to the lecture leaflet for programme and more information To register your place, please […]


International Journal of Marine Energy
21st June, 2013

Prof Bahaj from the Sustainable Energy Research Group will be editior-in-chief for the new International Journal of Marine Energy (IJME) to be released in 2013. Please visit the IJME website for more information and to register to recieve updates on the latest news and events on the journal.


7th June, 2013

One of only 20 to be funded under the ESRC’s new ‘Transformative Social Science‘ programme, this project will explore the feasibility of estimating small area (neighbourhood) census-like statistics from transactional ‘big data’ including large scale fine grained temporal energy monitoring data held by the Faculty. It will involve extensive collaboration with data owners/providers, Census researchers […]


Prof AbuBakr Bahaj
8th May, 2013

Thursday 30 May 2013 Room 1027/Building 67 Highfield Campus Doors open 17.30 Lecture begins 18.00 – no admittance after 18.00 Refreshments will be served in the foyer from 17.30 onwards Speaker: Prof. AbuBakr Bahaj, BSc, PhD, FICE, FRSA Head of Energy & Climate Change Division Faculty of Engineering and the Environment University of Southampton To date […]


4th May, 2013

The International Centre for Infrastructure Futures (ICIF) in which Southampton is a partner launches on Wednesday 29 May 2013 at The IET, 2 Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL from 14:30 – 17:30 followed by a drinks reception. ICIF, a consortium of six UK Universities and 22 non-academic partners lead by UCL will create a new way of […]


Prof. Jeremy Watson
20th January, 2013

Prof. Jeremy Watson Global Research Director, ARUP view invitation poster for more information


RoySocSpecialIssue
19th January, 2013

New research from a global group of scientists and engineers, including from SERG, has been published in a special issue journal of the Royal Society. The work is in support of tidal  power, which has the potential to provide more than 20 per cent of the UK’s electricity demand and the journal guest was edited […]


1st January, 2013

The ESRC funded The distribution and dynamics of UK citizens’ environmental attitudes, behaviours and actions project launched on 1st January 2013. The project will use Understanding Society, the new large scale UK longitudinal household panel to analyse the environmental attitudes, behaviours, and actions of people living in the UK.


Solar Plant
19th September, 2012

The Energy for Development project has successfully completed the installation of the 13.5 KW solar plant in the rural Kenyan village Kitonyoni. The project addresses the electricity needs of rural communities in East Africa and addresses the fundamental scientific, engineering, social and policy research issues in rural power generation and distribution, transferring knowledge between participating […]