5th December 2021
The Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Group is established under the leadership of Professor Ben Richard Hughes. BEST aims to be a world class research team focussing on advancing built environment and sustainable technologies. BEST collaborates with other prominent research units across the UK and internationally to challenge and improve the quality in research and development, conceptual analysis, and solutions, mainly on the research areas of renewable, energy efficiency, air quality and building automation.
BEST Research Group comprises of more than 10 team members including academic staff, researchers, and associates, with one member of support staff. EST evolved from the Building Energy Group under the same leadership within Energy 2050, The University of Sheffield, from 2015-2018. In 2019, the group had been transferred to the University of Strathclyde, before the group was rebranded as BEST Research Group and established in Hull in 2020. We are currently under collaborative research with the Department of Engineering, University of Hull and simultaneously works on industrial projects with Free Running Buildings (FRB) Limited.
"We foster highly dedicated and experienced researchers around the world to be part of BEST and help us build a better future for cities by advanced research on solutions in sustaining good building energy performance, indoor comfort and air quality via best methodologies and assessment." - Prof Ben Richard Hughes
Prof. Ben Richard Hughes
Head of BEST Research Group
We look for highly talented and enthusiastic candidates to consider moving forward in their careers with BEST.
BEST research group has always been dynamic and welcomes any promising research topic and collaboration that fits with BEST vision and aim.
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