MSc Projects

Below are examples of final projects, carried out by students from around the world, in the Energy and Sustainability MSc programmes, some of them in collaboration with our industrial partners. The projects cover a variety of topics: energy performance, bioenergy, sustainable urban design, energy generation, community wide sustainability and rural electrification.


  • Amin R. (2013) – The impact of community energy groups on domestic energy consumption
  • Dimitriou T. (2013) – Implication of the transition from natural ventilation to mechanical ventilation with heat recovery in a council owned tower block retrofit
  • Karagiorgi M. (2013) – Flooding strategies in historic cities: a study of Alkmaar, Netherlands


  • Tan A. (2012) – A carbon trading mechanism for Singapore
  • Prezas N. (2012) – Energy consumption analysis and techno economic evaluation of measures used to increase energy saving: A case study of a typical residential building in Cyprus
  • Lekuthai S. (2012) – Thailand’s potential of heat and electricity generation from biogas produced from municipal solid waste
  • Emery L. (2012) – Benchmarking the heating energy efficiency of primary schools in Hampshire, UK
  • Padilla B. (2012) – Feasibility study of the integration of an anaerobic digestion system in a cluster of Level Six Homes fed with their own food waste
  • Dimitris Grigoriadis D. (2012) – Time and motion study of a rural electrification project in Kenya
    External liaison: Energy for Development Network
  • Alipour M. (2012) – Assessing the District Heating Network. A case study is Southampton
  • Sorour K. (2012) – Life on the other side of the tracks: Understanding the living conditions and facilitating access to public transportation in selected informal settlements around Cairo
  • Sakellaropoulos N. (2012) – Energy Savings in Low Income Athenian Apartments
  • Shourideh M. (2012) – District Cooling Systems in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A Case Study on Residential Towers
  • Jayasinghe V. (2012) – An evaluation of the relationship between SAP energy rating and the Real energy use of dwellings in rural Hampshire, UK


  • Vergaert V. (2011) – Eco-towns and scale – where is the limit for sustainability?
    External liaison: Alan Baxter & Associates LLP
  • Bourikas L. (2011) – Evaluation of the energy saving potential of street canyon design and urban forms in the Middle East: A case study in the hot and humid climate of Saudi Arabia
    External liaison: Alan Baxter & Associates LLP
  • Reddy L. (2011) – Energy efficiency measurements in data centers
    External liaison: Xyratex
  • Nikolaou S. (2011) – Low carbon city living in Guangzhou, China
    External liaison: Guangzhou Planning Institute (GZPI)
  • Grob G. (2011) – Measures to address the heating load of St. Mark’s CoE primary school
  • Agathokleous E. (2011) – District cooling systems in new residential buildings in the island of Cyprus
  • Kallenos G. (2011) – Energy savings at St.Monica’s junior school, Sholing, Southampton
  • Leptos P. (2011) – Field trial assessment of solar hot water systems in the united kingdom for determining the parameters which govern system performance
    External liaison: Energy Saving Trust
  • Gawaya A. (2011) – Capacity building of in country expertise for rural electrification in Uganda
  • Brookes C. (2011) – Combined Heat and Power Plants and the carbon intensity of the electricity grid
    External liaison: MaxFordham Associates
  • Junges S. (2011) – Introducing passive house standards to swimming pool retrofits
    External liaison: Sandy Balls
  • Hamad H. (2011) – Solar energy as an alternative source for backup electricity generation in essential facilities

Before 2011

  • Hollies R. (2009) – Techno-economic analysis of grid connected small wind turbine electricity generation in the UK
  • Moore A. (2007) – Microgen-London: An assessment of the 20% renewable target from onsite microgeneration in the proposed London Plan update
  • Lee D. (2007) – Ground Source Heat Pumps.


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