Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Individual Researcher Profile

Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Eoin

Contact Surname: Clancy

Contact Address:

School of Engineering Dundalk IT Dublin Rd Dundalk Co Louth

Telephone Contact Number: 042 937 0200 Ext 2517

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: eoin.clancy@dkit.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: Dundalk Institute of Technology

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.dkit.ie

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Air quality; published book via CIBSE on indoor air quality and ventilation in 2011 Energy efficiency; energy use in buildings. Teach in the areas of energy use/energy efficiency/HVAC, & renewable energy. Teach (post-graduate) modules on solar energy for the MSc in Renewable Energy Systems programme (Dundalk IT). Building simulation/modelling; use of various software programs to determine internal conditions, energy use, and ventilation performance of specific buildings.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Air quality Building simulation CFD (calculation of internal conditions within buildings) Ventilation Energy efficiency solar energy PV (photovoltaics) Passive solar design HVAC

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 Sustainable Environment Research
 Climate Change Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Climate Change


Interests indicated in the Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative

 Researching Climate Service Development and Deployment

 Sustainable Transformations of Society in the Face of Climate Change

 Improving Tools for Decision-Making under Climate Change

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

Prediction of internal conditions within buildings in the event of more extreme external conditions

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

 Provide knowledge and tools for effective decision making and public engagement policies

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

 Support innovative policies and societal changes

 Measure and assess progress towards a green economy

 Strengthen eco-innovative technologies, processes, services and products including exploring ways to reduce the quantities of raw materials in production and consumption, and overcoming barriers in this context and boost their market uptake

Focus Areas

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

 Energy Efficiency

 Waste: a resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.

Active member of IEA Annex 26 (Ventilation of large enclosures); case study reporter (De Montfort University auditorium)


LIFE and COST Actions





Go to the LIFE website
Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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