Ali Badiei

Dr Ali Badiei

Research Fellow

Faculty of Science and Engineering

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Ali Badiei is a research fellow in low carbon heating systems control.

He is a mechanical engineering graduate with a background in building energy research, and in low carbon building design and modelling.

Ali completed his PhD in Built Environment at Loughborough University where he developed a Novel Reduced Data Dynamic Energy Model (RdDEM) for UK houses.

He is currently working on an intelligent cloud-based control strategy for a novel low-carbon solar-assisted heat pump heating system.



Research Interests

  • Building energy modelling
  • Building services
  • Low carbon and low energy systems
  • Renewable technologies
  • Control strategies


Research groups

  • Energy Technologies Group - University of Hull
  • Building Energy Research Group (BERG) - Loughborough University


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Renewable Energy Technologies for Buildings

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • PhD Built Environment (2018) - Loughborough University
  • MSc Low Carbon Building Design and Modelling (2013) - Loughborough University
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering (2012) - Middle East Technical University (METU)

External roles

  • Graduate member of Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) (2019- )
  • UK Engineering Council's Interim Chartered Engineer (CEng) (2019- )

Awards and accolades

  • EPSRC PhD Scholarship, Loughborough University, UK (2013-2016)
  • School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering PhD Grant, Loughborough University, UK (2013-2016)
  • SE Controls Best Overall Master Student Prize, Loughborough University, UK (2013)