PhD & Masters Students

Fawaz Alshehri

Building Information Modelling (BIM) and thermal comfort simulation

Biography: Fawaz is a Ph.D. student in the field of BIM and thermal comfort simulation, supervised by Dr. James O'Donnell. Fawaz completed a Masters degree in Sustainable Building Design & Performance from Architecture school at University College Dublin in 2015, achieving second class honours grade 1. His M.Arch. research project was conducted under the guidance of Mr Paul Kenny and based on the investigation of passive cooling strategies applied to housing in Saudi Arabia.

He commenced his PhD in UCD in January 2016, within the UCD Energy Institute.

Fawaz Alshehri is funded by the SCBD (Saudi Cultural Bureau Dublin), supported by the Government of Saudi Arabia.