Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Deputy Head of School, Kent School of Architecture & Planning, University of Kent
Marialena Nikolopoulou is Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Deputy Head of School at the Kent School of Architecture & Planning, University of Kent. She has extensive experience in monitoring of environmental conditions and post-occupancy surveys in different operational contexts, and is on the Steering Committee of the CIBSE Guide A on Environmental Design. Her work on outdoor comfort has received awards from diverse bodies (RIBA, International Society of Biometeorology) and best paper prizes, and has influenced understanding of the topic across the world. She is currently Principal Investigator of the EPSRC-funded project ‘Urban Albedo Computation in high latitude locations: An experimental approach’ and the UK lead for the European Industrial Doctorate ‘Solutions for Outdoor Climate Adaptation’.