Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Francesco

Contact Surname: Pilla

Contact Address:

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Trinity College Dublin College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: 0035318961638

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Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: University of Dublin, Trinity College

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Organisation or Individual Expertise:
The research in the Environmental Engineering Research Group focus on quantitative and analytical methods, the application of innovation and the development and use of new technology to solve problems in the natural and built environments. We work with industry, governments and universities across the world on research which has economic, social, political, scientific and engineering dimensions.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
3-D MODELLING 3D MODELLING AIR QUALITY MONITORING AIR-POLLUTANTS AIR-QUALITY ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION Air Pollution Air pollution monitoring and assessment Air quality modelling Atmospheric Models Atmospheric Remote Sensing Background Noise Built Environment CARBON DIOXIDE SENSORS COMPLEX ENVIRONMENT COMPUTER MODELLING AND SIMULATION data analysis Civil Engineering Climate Change Impacts on the Environment Computer Modelling Critical Thinking DATA ANALYSIS DATA MINING Data mining Databases, database management, data mining Dissemination of results from environmental studies EMISSIONS ENVIRONMENT ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS ENVIRONMENTAL-CHANGE ENVIRONMENTAL-CHANGES ENVIRONMENTAL-REGULATION Earth/Terrestrial Remote Sensing Emission Emission Control Energy and Climate Change Entrepreneurship Environment & Society Environment (Health/Safety/Medical) Environmental Change Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering, Pollution Control Environmental Health Environmental Impacts Environmental Impacts of Transport Environmental Impacts, Interactions Environmental Indicators, Monitoring, Risk Assessment Environmental Planning Environmental Planning/Policy Environmental Policy Environmental Risk Assessment Environmental aspects of transportation Environmental engineering Environmental health Environmental impacts of transport Environmental planning and sustainable development Environmental pollution in urban environments Environmental systems modelling Epidemiology GAS SENSORS GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) GIS GIS pollution models GROUNDWATER POLLUTION Geographic information systems Health and Safety Standards, Environment Hydraulics engineering Hydrology INNOVATION Impacts of new public transport Industrial environmental regulation Innovation Integrated Environmental Assessment Intelligent Vehicles Land Pollution Land Use Planning/Policy Location-Aware Technologies & Urban Community MODELS, STATISTICAL MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS Mechanical Engineering Mobile Applications Mobile Networks Mobile ad-hoc network of sensors Modelling, modelling tools, 3D modelling NOISE NOISE CHARACTERISTICS NOISE REDUCTION Noise Noise Pollution Noise Reduction Noise modelling Noise pollution monitoring and assessment Noise pollution, technology POLICY AND TRANSPORT POLLUTION POLLUTION-INDUCED DISTURBANCE Pervasive environmental sensing Pollution Control Pollution Prevention REGRESSION-MODELS ROAD TRAFFIC Regional Planning/Policy Remote Sensing Remote sensing Renewable energies SENSORS SPATIAL STATISTICS STATISTICAL ANALYSIS STATISTICAL-MODELS STATISTICS & NUMERICAL DATA STOCHASTIC MODELLING Simulation and modelling transportation networks Smart Cities Sound Engineering Statistics Surveying and Mapping Systems control, Modelling, Neural networks TRAFFIC EMISSIONS TRAFFIC POLLUTION Traffic related pollution Transport policy Transportation Engineering (Environmental Imp Transportation Engineering Planning/Policy URBAN AIR QUALITY MODELLING Urban Planning/Policy Urban Studies Urban economic restructuring, regional planning Vibration and Acoustic Engineering Virtual Auditory Environments Virtual Reality WATER POLLUTION Water Resources, Environmental Impacts Water engineering Wireless Sensor Networks

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

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

 EPA Water Research Pillar
 Sustainable Environment Research
 Climate Change 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

No information specified

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

No information specified


Interests indicated in the Water Joint Programming Initiative

 Maintaining Ecosystem Sustainability

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

Experience of participation in expert groups in this area

Any relevant information in relation to Participation in WssTP or other relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects

Other areas of expertise:

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

 Developing integrated approaches for the sustainable management of water-related challenges

Sustainable supply of non-energy and non-agricultural raw materials

 Promote the sustainable supply and use of raw materials, including mineral resources, from land and sea, covering exploration, extraction, processing, re-use, recycling and recovery

Global environmental observation and information systems

Interest indicated in this area

Focus Areas

 Smart cities and communities

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

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

LIFE and COST Actions

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Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency

 Environmental Governance and Information

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

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