Dr Paul Gerard Tuohy

Lecturer

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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Area of Expertise

  • Advanced buildings and building systems
  • Comfort and behaviour of people in buildings
  • Smart sustainable communities
  • Low and zero carbon technologies
  • Integration of Storage in Low Carbon Buildings and Districts
  • Design support, performance analysis, modelling, monitoring and POE
  • Renewables
  • Building regulations
  • Ecovillages
  • Passive House Design
  • Energy Systems

Qualifications

PhD Thesis: Strategies for low carbon buildings: Assessment of design options and translation of design intent into performance in practice. University of Strathclyde, 2013.
MSc: Energy Systems and the Environment. Thesis: Sustainable Housing. University of Strathclyde. 2004.
MSc: Design and Manufacture of Microelectronic Systems. Thesis: Realistic worsts cast parameter sets for circuit simulation. University of Edinburgh. 1986.
BSc Hons. Applied Physics. University of Strathclyde. 1983.

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Publications

Energy performance of Scottish public buildings and its impact on the ability to use low-temperature heat
Reguis Antoine, Tunzi Michele, Vand Behrang, Tuohy Paul, Currie John
Energy and Buildings Vol 290 (2023)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2023.113064
Enhanced virtual power plant design and implementation lessons [poster & e-slides]
Howorth Gary, Kockar Ivana, Tuohy Paul, Flett Graeme, Bingham John
27th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2023) (2023)
Business models for virtual power plants and their impact on economic operation
Howorth Gary, Kockar Ivana, Tuohy Paul, Flett Graeme, Bingham John
27th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2023), pp. 11346 (2023)
The impact of forecasting accuracy on the economic performance of flexibility provision
Howorth Gary, Kockar Ivana, Tuohy Paul, Flett Graeme, Bingham John
27th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2023), pp. 11481 (2023)
Enhanced virtual power plant design and implementation lessons
Howorth Gary, Kockar Ivana, Tuohy Paul, Flett Graeme, Bingham John
27th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2023), pp. 11344 (2023)
Business models for virtual power plants and their impact on economic operation [poster & e-slides]
Howorth Gary, Kockar Ivana, Tuohy Paul, Flett Graeme, Bingham John
27th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2023) (2023)

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Research Interests

  • Impact of occupant comfort and behaviour on energy use.
  • Renewable energy integration in buildings, communities and micro-grids.
  • Integration of Energy Storage in Low Carbon Buildings and Districts.
  • Future building performance, standards and regulations.
  • Building industry design process and zero defect performance in practice.
  • Building and systems performance simulation.
  • Buildings, systems and controls optimisation.
  • Passive buildings, EU Passivhaus standards.
  • Model Predictive Control of Solar Thermal Systems.
  • Microelectronic systems.

Professional Activities

100% Renewable Energy Systems Masterplanning and Modelling for the £24.5M East Ayrshire Growth Deal 'National Energy Research Demonstrator (NERD)'
Speaker
24/11/2019
Absurdity of Biofuels and the 100% Renewable Future Energy System
Speaker
29/4/2019
Social Innovation Systems for Building Resilient Communities
Speaker
16/6/2017

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Projects

Innovatium: Provision of Support/Tool for assessment of services
Kockar, Ivana (Principal Investigator) Tuohy, Paul Gerard (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2024 - 30-Jan-2024
DTP 2224 University of Strathclyde | Yogo, Raymond Okinyi
Kockar, Ivana (Principal Investigator) Tuohy, Paul Gerard (Co-investigator) Yogo, Raymond Okinyi (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2023 - 01-Jan-2027
GigaWattHour Subsurface Thermal Energy storAge: Engineered structures and legacy Mine shafts: STEaM
Shipton, Zoe (Principal Investigator) Burnside, Neil (Co-investigator) Tuohy, Paul Gerard (Co-investigator) Yang, Shangtong (Co-investigator) Johnson, Gareth (Research Co-investigator)
13-Jan-2022 - 12-Jan-2025
Assessment of long and short term thermal energy storage in flooded coal mines
Burnside, Neil (Principal Investigator) Dempster, William (Co-investigator) Tuohy, Paul Gerard (Co-investigator) Whittington, Daniel (Post Grad Student)
01-Jan-2021 - 30-Jan-2025
Research to identify if changes to guidance in standard 3.14 ventilation in 2015 have been effective in improving ventilation and indoor air quality
Howieson, Stirling (Co-investigator) Sharpe, Tim (Principal Investigator) McGill, Grainne (Co-investigator) Toledo, Linda (Co-investigator) Tuohy, Paul Gerard (Principal Investigator)
The 2015 regulations required all new dwellings to have CO2 monitors installed to alert the occupants to poor indoor air quality that would encourage them to open windows and provide purge ventilation.
01-Jan-2021 - 01-Jan-2023
Environmental monitoring: National Core Transmission Study (Phase 1-3)
Sharpe, Tim (Principal Investigator) McGill, Grainne (Co-investigator) Tuohy, Paul Gerard (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2023

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Contact

Dr Paul Gerard Tuohy
Lecturer
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Email: paul.tuohy@strath.ac.uk
Tel: 548 2083