Engineering and the Environment

AbuBakr Bahaj

BSc PhD CPhys MInstP FICE FRSA

Primary position:
Professor

Background

The University of Southampton

Professor AbuBakr S Bahaj is head of the Energy & Climate Change Division (ECCD) at the University of Southampton where he completed his PhD in 1982, and progressed from a researcher to a Personal Chair of Sustainable Energy. 

For more than 25 years, Prof Bahaj has pioneered sustainable energy research directing one of the UK's leading university-based research groups, the Sustainable Energy Research Group, (SERG).  The aims of ECCD and SERG are to promote and conduct fundamental and applied research and pre-industrial development in the areas of energy technologies, improvements in energy efficiency and assess the impact of climate change on buildings. Under the leadership of Prof Bahaj, SERG involvement in ground breaking research projects in the UK, as well as in China, the Middle East and Africa has been pivotal.

As an experienced research team director, Prof Bahaj has initiated and managed research in ocean energy conversion (resources, technologies and impacts), photovoltaics, energy in buildings and impacts of climate change on the built environment, resulting in over 240 published academic articles in journals and conferences of international standing. From 2001 to 2007, Prof Bahaj was a member of the Department of Business and Regulatory Reform (BERR) Technology Programmes Panels on Water (including ocean energy) and Solar Energy. He is the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Marine Energy and was the EPSRC appointee on the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research Supervisory Board (2005-2010). He is also a member of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission Advisory Board.

Prof Bahaj is a major contributor to the energy debate at local, national and EU levels as well as through the organisation of and participation at major international conferences and meetings. He has been invited to deliver keynote addresses in conferences throughout Europe, America and the Far East. In 2007, he was invited to give the RSA President's Lecture, chaired by HRH Prince Phillip. He was Conference Chair of EWTEC 2011 in Southampton, and is a member of the British Standards Institute (BSI) Committee GEL/82 on PV Energy Systems.

Areas of interest - details

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Areas of interest - details

To address a lack of education and training in the areas of energy and climate change, he developed two revolutionary MSc programmes - MSc Energy Resources & Climate Change and MSc Energy Environment & Buildings, covering energy generation and distribution, energy resources and climate change and energy in the built environment (energymasters.soton.ac.uk/).  

In 2013, Prof Bahaj was appointed Chief Scientific Advisor to Southampton City Council - believed to be the first such appointment in the UK.

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Publications

The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)

Article

Papafragkou, Anastasios, Ghosh, Siddhartha, James, P.A.B., Rogers, A. and Bahaj, A.S. (2014) A simple, scalable and low-cost method to generate thermal diagnostics of a domestic building. Applied Energy, 134, 519-530. (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.08.045).
Blackmore, Tom, Batten, W.M.J. and Bahaj, A.S. (2014) Influence of turbulence on the wake of a marine current turbine simulator. Proceedings of The Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 470, (2170) (doi:10.1098/rspa.2014.0331).
Dimitriou, Theodorous, Teli, Despoina, James, P.A.B., Bahaj, A.S., Ellison, Louise and Waggott, Andrew (2014) Impact of current occupant behaviour on potential carbon savings in a council owned tower block undergoing retrofit. CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium
Galloway, P.W., Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2014) Quantifying wave and yaw effects on a scale tidal stream turbine. Renewable Energy, 63, 297-307. (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2013.09.030).
Blackmore, Tom, Batten, William M.J., Muller, Gerald and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2014) Influence of turbulence on the drag of solid discs and turbine simulators in a water current. Experiments in Fluids, 55, (1) (doi:10.1007/s00348-013-1637-9).
Bourikas, Leonidas, Shen, Tianfeng, James, P.A.B., Chow, David, Jentsch, Mark F., Darkwa, J. and Bahaj, A.S. (2013) Addressing the challenge of interpreting microclimatic weather data collected from urban sites. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 1, (5), 7-15. (doi:10.4236/jpee.2013.15002).
Leybourne, Mark T., Batten, William M.J., Bahaj, AbuBakr S., Minns, Ned and O'Nians, Jamie (2013) Preliminary design of the OWEL wave energy converter pre-commercial demonstrator. Renewable Energy (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2012.08.019).
Blackmore, T., Batten, W.M.J. and Bahaj, A.S. (2013) Inlet grid-generated turbulence for large-eddy simulations. International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 27, (6-7), 307-315. (doi:10.1080/10618562.2013.819972).
Jentsch, Mark F., James, Patrick A.B., Bourikas, Leodinas and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2013) Transforming existing weather data for worldwide locations to enable energy and building performance simulation under future climates. Renewable Energy, 55, 514-524. (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2012.12.049).
Batten, W.M.J., Harrison, M.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2013) The accuracy of the actuator disc-RANS approach for predicting the performance and far wake of a horizontal axis tidal stream turbine. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 371, (1985), 1-15. (doi:10.1098/rsta.2012.0293).
Daly, T., Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2013) Modelling of the flow field surrounding tidal turbine arrays for varying positions in a channel. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 371, (1985), 20120246-[17pp]. (doi:10.1098/rsta.2012.0246 ).
Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2013) Marine current energy conversion: the dawn of a new era in electricity production. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 371, (1985), 20120500-[15pp]. (doi:10.1098/rsta.2012.0500).
Bahaj, A.S., Myers, L.E., Rawlinson-Smith, Robert and Thomson, Matthew (2012) The effect of boundary proximity upon the wake structure of horizontal axis marine current turbines. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 134, (2), 021104-[8pp]. (doi:10.1115/1.4004523).
Blunden, L.S., Bahaj, A.S. and Aziz, N.S. (2012) Tidal current power for Indonesia? An initial resource estimation for the Alas Strait. Renewable Energy (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2012.01.046). (In Press).
Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2011) Generating electricity from the oceans. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15, (7), 3399-3416. (doi:10.1016/j.rser.2011.04.032).
Mackay, Edward B.L., Challenor, Peter G. and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2011) A comparison of estimators for the generalised Pareto distribution. Ocean Engineering, 38, (11-12), 1338-1346. (doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2011.06.005).
Giles, Jack, Myers, L.E., Bahaj, A.S., O'Nians, J. and Shelmerdine, R. (2011) Foundation-based flow acceleration structures for marine current energy converters. IET Renewable Power Generation, 5, (4)
James, P.A.B., Sissons, M.F., Bradford, J, Myers, L.E., Anwar, A.A., Bahaj, A.S. and Green, S. (2011) Pole-mounted horizontal axis micro-wind turbines: UK field trial findings and market size assessment. Energy Policy, 39, (6), 3822-3811. (doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2011.04.012).
Harrison, M.E., Batten, W.M.J., Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2010) Comparison between CFD simulations and experiments for predicting the far wake of horizontal axis tidal turbines. IET Renewable Power Generation, 4, (6), 613-627. (doi:10.1049/iet-rpg.2009.0193).
Wood, Robert J.K., Bahaj, Abubakr S., Turnock, Stephen R., Wang, Ling and Evans, Martin-Halfdan (2010) Tribological design constraints of marine renewable energy systems. [in special issue: Green tribology] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 368, 4807-4827. (doi:10.1098/rsta.2010.0192).
James, P.A.B., Sissons, M.F., Bradford, J., Myers, L.E., Bahaj, A.S., Anwar, Arif A. and Green, S. (2010) Implications of the UK field trial of building mounted horizontal axis micro-wind turbines. Energy Policy, 38, (10), 6130-6144. (doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2010.05.070).
Mackay, Edward B.L., Bahaj, Abubakr S. and Challenor, Peter G. (2010) Uncertainty in wave energy resource assessment part 1: historic data. Renewable Energy, 35, (8), 1792-1808. (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2009.10.026).
Mackay, Edward B.L., Bahaj, AbuBakr S. and Challenor, Peter G. (2010) Uncertainty in wave energy resource assessment part 2: variability and predictability. Renewable Energy, 35, (8), 1809-1819. (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2009.10.027).
Mackay, Edward B.L., Challenor, Peter G. and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2010) On the use of discrete seasonal and directional models for the estimation of extreme wave conditions. Ocean Engineering, 37, (5-6), 425-442. (doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2010.01.017).
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2010) Direct and indirect benefits of grid connected photovoltaics in low energy social housing. Renewable Energy (Submitted).
Myers, L.E, Bahaj, A.S and Hyam, D.M (2010) Characterising the flow field around scale horizontal axis marine current turbine mesh disk rotor simulators. Experiments in Fluids (Submitted).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Braid, R. (2010) Multiple string inverters for PV systems < 5kWp: When is this justified? Renewable Energy (Submitted).
Bahaj, A. S. (2009) Delivering developing country growth: A new mechanistic approach driven by the photovoltaic industry. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 13, (8), 2142-2148. (doi:10.1016/j.rser.2009.01.029).
Papafragkou, A., James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M.F. and Bahaj, A.S. (2009) Combined heat and power: street-level domestic microgrids. Proceedings of the ICE: Energy, 162, (3), 131-141. (doi:10.1680/ener.2009.162.3.131).
James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M.F. and Bahaj, A.S. (2009) Quantifying the added value of BiPV as a shading solution in atria. Solar Energy, 83, (2), 220-231. (doi:10.1016/j.solener.2008.07.016).
Watson, Jim, Sauter, Raphael, Bahaj, Bakr, James, Patrick, Myers, Luke and Wing, Robert (2008) Domestic micro-generation: economic, regulatory and policy issues for the UK. Energy Policy, 36, (8), 3085-3096. (doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2008.04.028).
Batten, W.M.J., Bahaj, A.S., Molland, A.F. and Chaplin, J.R. (2008) The prediction of the hydrodynamic performance of marine current turbines. Renewable Energy, 33, (5), 1085-1096. (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2007.05.043).
Jentsch, Mark F., Bahaj, AbuBakr S. and James, Patrick A.B. (2008) Climate change future proofing of buildings—Generation and assessment of building simulation weather files. Energy and Buildings, 40, (12), 2148-2168. (doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2008.06.005).
Bahaj, AbuBakr S., James, Patrick A.B. and Jentsch, Mark F. (2008) Potential of emerging glazing technologies for highly glazed buildings in hot arid climates. Energy and Buildings, 40, (5), 720-731. (doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2007.05.006).
Batten, W.M.J., Bahaj, A.S., Molland, A.F., Chaplin, J. R. and Sustainable Energy Research Group (2007) Experimentally validated numerical method for the hydrodynamic design of horizontal axis tidal turbines. Ocean Engineering, 34, (7), 1013-1020. (doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2006.04.008 ).
Myers, Luke and Bahaj, A. S. (2007) Wake studies of a 1/30th scale horizontal axis marine current turbine. Ocean Engineering, 34, (5-6), 758-762. (doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2006.04.013).
Bahaj, A.S., Myers, L.E. and James, P.A.B. (2007) Urban energy generation: Influence of micro-wind turbine output on electricity consumption in buildings. Energy and Buildings, 39, (2), 154-165. (doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2006.06.001).
Blunden, L.S. and Bahaj, A.S. (2007) Tidal energy resource assessment for tidal stream generators. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 221, (2), 137-146. (doi:10.1243/09576509JPE332).
Bahaj, A. S., James, P. A. B. and Jentsch, M. F. (2007) Photovoltaics: added value of architectural integration. Proceedings of ICE: Energy, 160, (2), 59-69. (doi:10.1680/ener.2007.160.2.59).
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2006) Urban energy generation: the added value of photovoltaics in social housing. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 11, (9), 2121-2136. (doi:10.1016/j.rser.2006.03.007).
Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2006) Editorial. [Marine energy]. Renewable Energy, 31, (2), 119. (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2005.10.001).
Batten, W.M.J., Bahaj, A.S., Molland, A.F. and Chaplin, J.R. (2006) Hydrodynamics of marine current turbines. Renewable Energy, 32, (2), 249-256. (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2005.08.020).
Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S., Bahaj, A.S. (ed.) (2006) Power output performance characteristics of a horizontal axis marine current turbine. Renewable Energy: Marine Energy, 31, (2), 197-208. (doi:10.1016/j.renene.2005.08.022).
Batten, W.M.J., Bahaj, A.S., Molland, S., Blunden, F. and Chaplin, J.R. (2006) Yawed performance of horizontal axis turbines in marine currents. International solar energy society, 151-156.
Bahaj, A.S. (2005) Solar photovoltaic energy: electricity generation in the built environment. Proceedings of ICE Civil Engineering, Special Issue - Sustainable power, the role for engineers, 158, (6), 45-51. (doi:10.1680/cien.2005.158.6.45).
Kaluarachchi, Y., Jones, K., James, P., Jentsch, M., Bahaj, A.B., Clements-Croome, D. and Gann, D. (2005) Building facades: sustainability, maintenance and refurbishment. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Engineering Sustainability, 158, (2), 89-95. (doi:10.1680/ensu.158.2.89.67119).
James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2005) Smart glazing solutions to glare and solar gain: a 'sick building' case study. Energy and Buildings, 37, (10), 1058-1067. (doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2004.12.010).
Marius, M.S., James, P.A.B., Bahaj, A.S. and Smallman, D.J. (2005) Influence of iron valency on the magnetic susceptibility of a microbially produced iron sulphide. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 17, 65-69. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/17/1/011).
Marius, Merissa S., James, Patrick A.B., Bahaj, AbuBakr S. and Smallman, David J. (2005) Development of a highly magnetic iron sulphide for metal uptake and magnetic separation. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 293, (1), 567-571. (doi:10.1016/j.jmmm.2005.01.074).
Molland, A.F., Bahaj, A.S., Chaplin, J.R. and Batten, W.M.J. (2004) Measurements and predictions of forces, pressures and cavitation on 2-D sections suitable for marine current turbines. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 218, (2), 127-138. (doi:10.1243/1475090041651412).
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2003) Comfort and energy efficiency in the modern office. Public Service Review, Transport, Local Government and the Regions, (Winter 2003), 245-247.
Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2003) Photovoltaic roofing: issues of design and integration into buildings. Renewable Energy, 28, (14), 2195-2204. (doi:10.1016/S0960-1481(03)00104-6).
Anwar, A.A. and Bahaj, A.S. (2003) Student project allocation using integer programming. IEEE Transactions on Education, 46, (3), 359-367. (doi:10.1109/TE.2003.811038).
Bahaj, A.S. (2002) Means of enhancing and promoting the use of solar energy. Renewable Energy, 27, (1), 97-105. (doi:10.1016/S0960-1481(01)00162-8).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (2002) Magnetic field gradient assisted orientation magnetic separation for the efficient removal of pollutants by magnetotactic bacteria. Separation Science and Technology, 37, (16), 3661-3671. (doi:10.1081/SS-120014825).
Bahaj, A.S., Moeschler, F.D. and James, P.A.B. (1999) Efficiency enhancements through the use of magnetic field gradients in orientation magnetic separation. IEEE International Magnetics Conference 1999. Digest of INTERMAG 99., ES07. (doi:10.1109/INTMAG.1999.837699).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1998) A comparative study of the magnetic separation characteristics of magnetotactic and sulphate reducing bacteria. Journal of Applied Physics, 83, (11), 6444-6446. (doi:10.1063/1.367733).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1998) Continuous radionuclide recovery from wastewater using magnetotatic bacteria. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 184, (2), 241-244. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(97)01130-X).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1998) Low magnetic-field separation system for metal-loaded magnetotatic bacteria. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 177, (181), 1453-1454. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(97)00677-X).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1998) Wastewater treatment by bio-magnetic separation: a comparison of iron oxide and iron sulphide biomass recovery. Water Science and Technology, 38, (6), 311-317.
Bahaj, A. S. (1998) World's first solar powered transport refrigeration system. [in special issue: Renewable Energy Energy Efficiency, Policy and the Environment ] Renewable Energy, 15, (1-4), 572-576. (doi:10.1016/S0960-1481(98)00227-4).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1997) Continuous cultivation and recovery of magnetotactic bacteria. IEEE Transactions of Magnetics, 33, (5), 4263-4265. (doi:10.1109/20.619730).
Bahaj, A. S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1996) An alternative method for the estimation of the magnetic moment of non-spherical magnetotactic bacteria. IEEE Transactions of Magnetics, 32, (5), 5133-5135. (doi:10.1109/20.539514).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1996) High gradient magnetic separation of motile and non-motile magnetotactic bacteria. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 32, (5), 5106-5108. (doi:10.1109/20.539505 ).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1996) High gradient magntic separation of motile and non-motile magnetotatic bacteria. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 32, (5), 5106-5108. (doi:10.1109/20.539505).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B., Kirby, C.E. and Watkins, P. (1996) Bioleaching of iron stained silica sand. Transactions Of The Institution Of Mining And Metallurgy,Section C - Mineral Processing And Extractive Metallurgy, (105), C72-C74.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (1993) Characterisation of magnetotactic bacteria using image processing techniques. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 29, (6), 3358-3360.
Bahaj, A. S., James, P.A.B., Ellwood, D.C. and Watson, J.H.P. (1993) Characterisation and growth of magnetotactic bacteria: implication to clean up of environmental pollution. Journal of Applied Physics, 73, (10), 5394-5396. (doi:10.1063/1.353743).
Bahaj, A.S. and Lansdsberg, P.T. (1992) Review. Photovoltaic Engineering Handbook by F. Lasnier and T.G. Ang. Contemporary Physics, 33, (1), 64. (doi:10.1080/00107519208219142).
Bahaj, A.S., Ellwood, D.C. and Watson, J.H.P. (1991) Extraction of heavy metals using microorganisms and high gradient magnetic separation. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 27, (6), 5371-5374. (doi:10.1109/20.278842).
Watson, J.H.P. and Bahaj, A.S. (1989) Vortex capture in high gradient magnetic separators at moderate Reynolds number. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 25, (5), 3803-3805. (doi:10.1109/20.42438).
Bahaj, A.S., Watson, J.H.P. and Ellwood, D.C. (1989) Determination of magnetic susceptibility of loaded micro-organisms in bio-magnetic separation. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 25, (5), 3809-3811. (doi:10.1109/20.42440).
Boorman, C., Watson, J. and Bahaj, A. (1987) Magnetic filtration studies using a permanently magnetised matrix. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 23, (5), 2755-2757. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.1987.1065712 ).
Boorman, C., Watson, J. and Bahaj, A. (1987) Magnetic filtration studies using a permanently magnetised matrix. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 23, (5), 2755. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.1987.1065712).
Watson, J., Boorman, C., Bahaj, A. and Rassi, D. (1985) Superconducting high gradient magnetic separator incorporating a current carrying wire matrix. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 21, (5), 2056-2058. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.1985.1064021).
Watson, J., Boorman, C., Bahaj, A. and Rassi, D. (1985) Superconducting high gradient magnetic separator incorporating a current carrying wire matrix. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 21, (5), 2056-2058. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.1985.1064021).
Watson, J., Rassi, D. and Bahaj, A.S. (1983) The recovery of gold and uranium from gold ore leached residues by HGMS. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 19, (5), 2136-2138. (doi:10.1109/TMAG.1983.1062677).
Rassi, D., Bahaj, A.S. and Watson, J.H.P. (1983) Particle capture by the wake of a single wire HGMS at moderate Reynolds number. Digests of Intermag 83, AA-01.
Watson, J.H.P., Bahaj, A. S. and Rassi, D. (1983) The evaluation of HGMS for mineral processing with a single wire. Magnetic Separation News, 1, (1), 57-60. (doi:10.1155/1983/24190).
Watson, J.H.P. and Bahaj, A.S. (1983) High gradient magnetic separation for mineral processing. Mining Journal, 301, (7718), 63.
Watson, J.H.P. and Bahaj, A.S. (1983) High gradient magnetic separation for mineral processing. Mining Journal, 301, (7), 63.
Bahaj, Abubakr S. and Bailey, Adrian G. (1982) The relationship between Dielectrophoresis and impedance response of dielectric particles immersed in aqueous media. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, IA-21, (5), 1300-1305. (doi:10.1109/TIA.1985.349558).
Bahaj, A.S. and Bailey, A.G. (1979) Dielectrophoresis of microscopic particles. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 12, (10), L109-L112. (doi:10.1088/0022-3727/12/10/001).

Book

Bahaj, A.S. (2003) The potential for electricity generation using marine currents energy converters, Year Book of Renewable Energy, 3pp.

Book Section

Myers, L.E., Keogh, B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2011) Experimental investigation of inter-array wake properties in early tidal turbine arrays. In, Oceans 11. OCEANS 11 Piscataway, United States, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1-8.
Giles, Jack, Myers, Luke, Bahaj, Abubakr and Shelmerdine, Bob (2011) The downstream wake response of marine current energy converters operating in shallow tidal flows. In, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress. World Renewable Energy Congress Linköping, SE, Linköping University, 2270-2277.
Galloway, Pascal W., Myers, Luke E. and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2011) Experimental and numerical results of rotor power and thrust of a tidal turbine operating at yaw and in waves. In, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress. Linköping, SE, Linköping University , 2246-2253.
Daly, Tim, Myers, Luke E. and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2011) Experimental investigation of the effects of the presence and operation of tidal turbine arrays in a split tidal channel. In, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress. Linköping, SE, Linköping University, 2262-2269.
Myers, Luke and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2010) Design of 1st-generation marine current energy converter arrays. In, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress XI and Exhibition. World Renewable Energy Congress XI and Exhibition Reading, GB, World Renewable Energy Congress Network.
Chang, C.K., Jentsch, M.F., James, P.A.B., Yau, Y.H. and Bahaj, A.S. (2009) Performance implication of climate change on heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in Malaysia. In, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress 2009. World Renewable Energy Congress 2009 Bangkok, Thailand, King Mongkut's University of Technology, 827-832.
Blunden, L. S. and Bahaj, A. S. (2007) Effects of tidal energy extraction at Portland Bill, southern UK predicted from a numerical model. In, Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference. Conf. Proc. Seventh European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference , .
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Myers, L.E. (2006) Economics of future energy systems. In, Proceedings of the 8th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VIII). World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-VIII) , Elsevier Science.
James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M.F. and Bahaj, A.S. (2006) Window opening and blind usage patterns in a naturally ventilated office building: to what extent does user behaviour compromise potential building performance? In, World Renewable Energy Congress 2006. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-IX) Milano, IT, Elsevier Science.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Jentsch, M.F. (2006) Sustainable refurbishment: quantifying the impact of facade changes in multi-storey, multi-occupancy buildings. In, World Renewable Energy Congress 2006. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-IX) , Elsevier Science.
Jentsch, M.F., James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2006) Secondary facade layers in building refurbishment and their potential impact on building performance. In, World Renewable Energy Congress 2006. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-IX) , Elsevier Science.
Batten, W.M.J. and Bahaj, A.S. (2006) CFD simulation of a small farm of horizontal axis marine current turbines. In, Sayigh, A.A.M. (ed.) World Renewable Energy Congress 2006. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-IX) , Elsevier Science.
Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2006) Flow effects in marine current turbine arrays. In, World Renewable Energy Congress 2006. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-IX) , Elsevier Science.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Jentsch, M.F. (2006) A critical appraisal of the added value of BiPV in atria. In, Proceedings 2nd International Conference of Renewable Energy in Maritime Island Climates (REMIC 2). , REMIC, 273-278.
Batten, W.M.J., Bahaj, A.S. and Blunden, L. (2006) Development of a methodology for CFD simulations of farms of marine current turbines. In, Renewable energy in maritime island climates : REMIC 2. 2nd International Conference of Renewable Energy in Maritime Island Climates , The Solar Energy Society, 157-162.
James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M.F. and Bahaj, A.S. (2006) B-space: pre-refurbishment assessment and classification of building facades. In, Proceedings 2nd International Conference of Renewable Energy in Maritime Island Climates (REMIC 2). , REMIC, 221-227.
Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2005) Wake studies of a 1/30th scale horizontal axis marine current turbine. In, Imbabi, M. and Mitchell, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress 2005. Proceedings World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC 2005) , Elsevier Science, 1205-1210.
Bahaj, A.S. (2005) The potential of harnessing electrical energy from marine currents. In, Imbabi, M. and Mitchell, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress 2005. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC 2005) , Elsevier Science, 257-264..
Blunden, L. and Bahaj, A.S. (2005) A high resolution model of the English Channel for tidal stream resource assessment. In, Proceedings of the 6th European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference. 6th European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference , EWTEC, 51-58.
Chen, Z., Clements-Croome, D.J, Hong, J., Li, H., Kaluarachchi, Y., Jones, K.G, James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M. and Bahaj, A. S. (2005) A facade casebase for teaching and learning intelligent buildings. In, Proceedings of CISBAT 2005: Renewables in a Changing Climate - Innovation in Building Envelopes and Environmental Systems. CISBAT 2005 , CISBAT, 581-584.
Batten, W. M. J., Bahaj, A. S., Molland, A.F. and Chaplin, J. R. (2005) Experimentally validated numerical method for the hydrodynamic design of horizontal axis tidal turbines. In, Proceedings of the 6th European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference. 6th European Wave & Tidal Energy Conference Glasgow City, GB, European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference Series, 39-46.
Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2004) Basic operational parameters of a horizontal axis marine current turbine. In, Proceedings of the 8th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VIII). World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-VIII) , Elsevier Science.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2004) Multiple string inverters for PV systems < 5kwp: When is this justified? In, Proceedings of the 8th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VIII). World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-VIII) , Elsevier Science.
Batten, W.M.J., Bahaj, A.S., Molland, A.F. and Chaplin, J.R. (2004) Hydrodynamics of marine current turbines. In, Proceedings of the 8th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VIII). World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-VIII) , Elsevier Science.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2004) Direct and indirect benefits of grid connected photovoltaics in low energy social housing. In, Proceedings of the 8th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VIII). World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-VIII) , Elsevier Science.
Bahaj, A. S., James, P. A. B. and McBride, J.W. (2004) Predicting photovoltaic connector lifetime. In, Proceedings of 3rd World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion. 3rd World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WPEC3), 12-16 May 2003, Osaka, Japan, Piscataway, United Staes, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers , 2833-2836. (doi:10.1109/WCPEC.2003.1305175 ).
Bahaj, A.S., Braid, R.M. and James, P.A.B. (2003) The importance of sensors in the determination of BIPV parameters and installation energy yield. In, Proceedings of 3rd World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion 2003. 3rd World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WPEC3) , IEEE, 2046-2049. (doi:10.1109/WCPEC.2003.1306350).
James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2002) Economics of solar powered refrigeration transport applications. In, Conference Record of the Twenty-Ninth IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Converence 2002. 29th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference , IEEE, 1561-1564.
Bahaj, A.S., Braid, R.M. and James, P.A.B. (2002) Post installation optimisation of a building integrated PV system at Southampton University. In, 29th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference. 29th IEEE PV Specialist Conference , IEEE, 1504-1507.
Bahaj, A.B., James, P. and McBride, J. (2002) Photovoltaic connector behaviour under accelerated fretting testing regimes. In, Proceedings of the Forty-Seventh IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts, 2001. Forty-Seventh IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts USA, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 203-208. (doi:10.1109/HOLM.2001.953212).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and McBride, J.W. (2002) Alternative approaches to achieving PV connector reliability: a comparative study of accelerated lifetime testing. In, Proceedings of PV in Europe. From PV Technology to Energy Solutions Conference and Exhibition. PV in Europe. From PV Technology to Energy Solutions Conference and Exhibition Brussels, Belgium, European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy and Transport, 621-624.
Bahaj, A. S. (2002) Photovoltaic and hybrid village power system: a discussion of sustainability issues. In, Proceedings of PV in Europe - From PV Technology to Energy Solutions. PV in Europe - From PV Technology to Energy Solutions Conference and Exhibition, Rome, Italy, 7-11 October 2002 Florence, IT, Florence Renewable Energies, 1195-1202.
Sharkh, S.M.a., Morris, D., Turnock, S.R., Myers, L. and Bahaj, A.S. (2002) Performance of an integrated water turbine PM generator. In, International Conference on Power Electronics Machines and Drives. Stevenage, UK, Institution of Engineering and Technology, 486-491. (doi:10.1049/cp:20020165).
Bahaj, A.S., Braid, R. and James, P.A.B. (2001) An assessment of the building integrated photovoltaic facade and its operational mismatch losses at Southampton University. In, Proceedings of UK-ISES REMlC conference. REMIC Conference Proceedings , Solar Energy Society Publications, 111-118.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and McBride, J.W (2001) Accelerated lifetime testing of photovoltaic connectors – implications to built environment applications. In, Proceedings of the 17th European solar energy conference. 17th European Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition Munich, Germany, WIP, 630-633.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and McBride, J.W. (2001) Accelerated lifetime testing of photovoltaic connectors: implications to built environment applications. In, Proceedings of the 17th European Solar Energy Conference held in Munich, Germany, 22-26 October 2001 [3-volume book set and CD-ROM]. Seventeenth European Solar Energy Conference Munich, Germany; Florence, Italy, WIP-Munich and ETA-Florence, 630-633.
Bahaj, A.S. and Myers, L.E. (2001) Cavitation prediction in operating marine current turbines. In, Proceedings of Renewable Energy in Maritime Island Climates. Renewable Energy in Maritime Island Climates UK, The Solar Energy Society, 222-229. (C76).
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B., McBride, J. and Mucci, P.E.R. (2000) Electrical connector contact resistance behaviour within a PV shingle roof. In, Conference Record of the Twenty-Eighth IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2000. Twenty-Eighth IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference USA, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1521-1524. (doi:10.1109/PVSC.2000.916184).
Bahaj, A. S. and James, P. A. B. (2000) Southampton University solar campus project PV facade of building 2: installation trials and tribulations. In, Proceedings of 16th European. Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition. , , 1914-1917.
Bahaj, A.S. (2000) Photovoltaic power for refrigeration of transported perishable goods. In, Conference Record of the Twenty-Eighth IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. , IEEE, 1563-1566. (doi:10.1109/PVSC.2000.916195 ).
Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2000) The first building integrated photovoltaic cladding on the south coast of the UK. In, Sayigh, A.A. (ed.) World Renewable Energy Congress VI. Renewables: The Energy for the 21st Century World Renewable Energy Congress Oxford, GB, Elsevier, 773-778. (doi:10.1016/B978-008043865-8/50155-0 ).
Bahaj, A.S. (1999) The effect of concentration and valency of iron sulphate media on the bio-magnetic iron sulphides produced through continuous culture. In, Digest of INTERMAG 99. 1999 IEEE International Magnetics Conference, 1999. , US, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, ES08. (doi:10.1109/INTMAG.1999.837700 ).
Bahaj, A. S. (1998) The design and monitoring of the first autonomous solar powered refrigerated trailer. In, Proceedings of the 2nd World Conference and Exhibition on Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion. Munchen, Germany, WIP-Renewable Energies, 3145-3148.
Bahaj, A. S. (1997) System monitoring for the first autonomous solar refrigerated trailer. In, Bus and Truck Technology: Autotech '97. Bus and Truck: Autotech '97 London, GB, The Institution of Mechanical Engineers , 25-31. (IMechE Seminar Publication).
Bahaj, A.S. and Sahooly, A.M. (1995) A chaotic world bank PV initiative in the Yemen. In, Freiesleben, W. (ed.) Thirteenth European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference: Proceedings of the International Conference, held at Nice, France 23-27 October, 1995. London, H.S. Stephens, 1071-1073.
Gregory, J.A., Bahaj, A.S. and Stainton, R.S. (1995) Analysis of market development for photovoltaics. In, Conference Record of the Twenty Fourth. IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference - 1994, 1994 IEEE First World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 1994. New York, US, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1149-1152. (doi:10.1109/WCPEC.1994.520166).
Ward, S.C. and Bahaj, A.S. (1995) The design and integration of photovoltaic roof tiles for industrial, social and domestic buildings. In, Freiesleben, W. (ed.) Thirteenth European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference: proceedings of the International Conference, held at Nice, France 23-27 October, 1995. London, GB, Stephens, 2145-2148.
Bahaj, A.S., Croudace, I.W. and James, P.A.B. (1994) Treatment of heavy metal contaminants using magnetotactic bacteria. In, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. Joint MMM-Intermag Conference , IEEE, 4707-4709.
Bahaj, A.S. and Ward, S.C. (1994) The `Solatile': a fully adjustable and integrated photovoltaic roof tile. In, Twelfth European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference: Proceedings of the International Conference, Held at Amsterdam, The Netherlands 11-15 April 1994. , H.S.Stephens & Associates, 1097-1099.
Gregory, J.A., Bahaj, A.S. and Stainton, R.S. (1994) Stimulating market success for solar: a global perspective. In, Year Book Of Renewable Energy. , Taylor Francis (Earthscan), 222-227.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B., Ellwood, D.C. and Watson, J.H.P. (1993) Characterisation of magnetotactic bacteria using image processing techniques. In, Digest of International Magnetics Conference, 1993. INTERMAG '93. , IEEE. (doi:10.1109/INTMAG.1993.642594).
Bahaj, A.S., Campbell, S.A., Walsh, F.C. and Stott, J.F.D. (1992) The importance of environmental factors in microbially-influenced corrosion: Part II. Magnetic field effects. In, Sequeira, C.A.C. and Tiller, A.K. (eds.) Microbial Corrosion: (EFC 8). , Maney, 228-236.
Bahaj, A.S, Igra, R.M. and Scurlock, R.G. (1988) The effect of magnetic field strength and orientation on the sensitivity of Southampton diode thermometer in the temperature range 4.2 - 300K. In, Bailey, C.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the Twelfth International Cryogenic Engineering Conference: Southampton, UK, 12-15 July 1988 : ICEC 12. Oxford, Butterworth, 384-388.

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Blackmore, Tom and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2014) Turbulence and its effects on the thrust and wake of a porous disc rotor simulator. In, Grand Renewable Energy 2014, Tokyo, JP, 27 Jul - 01 Aug 2014. 4pp.
Blackmore, Tom, Batten, W.M.J. and Bahaj, A.S. (2013) Turbulence generation and its effect in LES approximations of tidal turbines. In, 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), Aalborg, DK, 02 - 05 Sep 2013. 9pp.
Papafragkou, Anastasios, Ghosh, Siddhartha, James, P.A.B., Rogers, Alex and Bahaj, A.S. (2013) Assessing standard assessment procedure (SAP): low cost measurement-based alternatives to SAP in housing. In, 12th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET-2013), Hong Kong, China, 26 - 29 Aug 2013.
Teli, Despoina, Jentsch, Mark F., James, Patrick A.B. and Bahaj, AbuBakr S. (2012) Field study on thermal comfort in a UK primary school. In, 7th Windsor Conference: The Changing Context of Comfort in an Unpredictable World, Windsor, United Kingdom, 12 - 15 Apr 2012. 21pp.
Myers, L.E., Keogh, B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2011) Layout optimisation of 1st-generation tidal energy arrays. In, 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, GB, 05 - 09 Sep 2011.
Blackmore, Tom, Batten, W.M.J. and Bahaj, A.S. (2011) The sensitivity of actuator-disc RANS simulations to turbulence length scale assumptions. In, 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK, 05 - 09 Sep 2011. 9pp.
Daly, T., Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2011) Numerical analysis of the acceleration and wake effects resulting from changes in tidal turbine array position in a channel. In, 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, GB, 05 - 09 Sep 2011. 9pp.
Johnstone, C. M., McCombes, T., Bahaj, A.S., Myers, L.E., Holmes, B., Koefoed, J.P. and Bittencourt, C. (2011) EquiMar: development of best practices for the engineering performance appraisal of wave and tidal energy convertors. 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, GB, 05 - 09 Sep 2011.
Papafragkou, Anastasios, James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2011) The impact of the GB Feed-in Tariffs and Renewable Heat Incentive to the economics of various microgeneration technologies at the street level. In, WREC 2011: World Renewable Energy Congress 2011, Linköping, Sweden, 08 - 13 May 2011. 18pp.
Teli, Despoina, Jentsch, Mark F., James, Patrick A.B. and Bahaj, Abubakr S. (2011) Overheating risk evaluation of school classrooms. In, Proceedings, World Renewable Energy Congress 2011, Linköping, Sweden, 08 Apr - 11 May 2011. , 1821-1828.
Myers, L., Bahaj, A.S., Retzler, C., Ricci, P. and Dhedin, J.-F. (2010) Inter-device spacing issues within wave and tidal energy converter arrays. In, Third International Conference and Exhibition on Ocean Energy, Bilbao, ES, 06 - 08 Oct 2010. 6pp.
Galloway, P.W., Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2010) Studies of a scale tidal turbine in close proximity to waves. In, Third International Conference and Exhibition on Ocean Energy, Bilbao, ES, 06 - 08 Oct 2010. 6pp.
Daly, T., Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2010) Experimental analysis of the local flow effects around single row tidal turbine arrays. In, Third International Conference and Exhibition on Ocean Energy, Bilbao, ES, 06 - 08 Oct 2010.
Leybourne, Mark T., Batten, William M.J., Bahaj, AbuBakr S., O'Nians, Jamie and Minns, Ned (2010) A parametric experimental study of the 2D performance of a aucted wave energy converters. In, Eighth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, SE, 07 - 10 Sep 2010. 6pp.
Myers, L. and Bahaj, A.S. (2009) Near wake properties of horizontal axis marine current turbines. In, 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, SE, 07 - 10 Sep 2009. 8pp.
Harrison, M.E., Batten, W.M.J., Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2009) A comparison between CFD simulations and experiments for predicting the far wake of horizontal axis tidal turbines. In, 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 07 - 10 Sep 2009.
Jentsch, M. F., Chang, C. K., James, P. A. B., Bahaj, A. S. and Yau, Y. H. (2009) Development of climate change adapted weather files for building performance simulation: implications for southeast asia. In, World Renewable Energy Congress 2009 - Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, 19 - 22 May 2009. , 1338-1343.
Bakker, N., Chang, C.K., James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M.F., Yau, Y.H. and Bahaj, A.S. (2009) User feedback strategies to enhance the performance of office buildings in tropical climates. In, World Renewable Energy Congress 2009, Bangkok, Thialand, 19 - 22 May 2009.
Kaur, R., James, P.A.B., Bahaj, A.S., Dutson, J., Thwaites, M. and Horton, B. (2009) Hydrogen and Argon as p and n type doping gas mixtures: impact on the efficiency and stability of sputtered amorphous silicon solar cells. In, 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany, 21 - 25 Sep 2009.
Giles, Jack, Myers, Luke, Bahaj, AbuBakr and O'Nians, Jamie (2009) An experimental study to assess the potential benefits of foundation based flow acceleration structures for marine current energy converters. In, 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2009), Uppsala, SE, 07 - 10 Sep 2009. , 592-600.
Papafragkou, A., James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M.F. and Bahaj, A.S. (2008) Street level microgrid concepts for Southampton, UK: Estimating climate change impact on energy flows and emissions. In, Tenth World Renewable Energy Congress and Exhibition (WREC-X), Glasgow, GB, 19 - 25 Jul 2008.
Batten, W.M.J. and Bahaj, A.S. (2008) Comparing energy yields from fixed and yawing horizontal axis marine current turbines in the English channel. In, Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering OMAE 2008, Estoril, Portugal, 15 - 20 Jun 2008.
James, P. A. B., Kirchgaessner, B., Jentsch, M. F. and Bahaj, A. S. (2008) Impact of user behaviour on the heating season carbon footprint of naturally ventilated UK offices. In, Tenth World Renewable Energy Congress and Exhibition (WREC-X), 2008, Glasgow, Scotland, 19 - 25 Jul 2008. , 845-850.
Myers, L. E., Bahaj, A. S., Rawlinson-Smith, R. and Thomson, M. (2008) The effects of boundary proximity upon the wake structure of horizontal axis marine current turbines. In, 27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Artic Engineering, Estoril, Portugal, 15 - 20 Jun 2008.
Leybourne, T., Batten, W. M. J. and Bahaj, A. S. (2008) Laboratory scale model tests of a ducted wave energy converter. In, World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-X) 2008, Glasgow, Scotland, 19 - 25 Jul 2008.
Jentsch, M. F., James, P. A. B. and Bahaj, A. S. (2008) Climate change and energy outlook of large scale retail units: A ‘home improvement store’ perspective. In, Tenth World Renewable Energy Congress and Exhibition (WREC-X), 2008, Glasgow, Scotland, 19 - 25 Jul 2008. , 843-844.
Bahaj, A.S. and Blunden, L.S. (2008) Flow through large arrays of tidal energy converters: Is there an analogy with depth limited flow through vegetation? In, World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-X), Glasgow, GB, 19 - 25 Jul 2008. , CD.
Myers, L. E., Bahaj, A. S. and Germain, G. (2008) Flow boundary interaction effects for marine current energy conversion devices. In, 10th World Renewable Energy Congress 2008, Glasgow, Scotland, 19 - 25 Jul 2008.
Harrison, M. E., Batten, W. M. J., Blunden, L. S., Myers, L. E. and Bahaj, A. S. (2008) Comparisons of a large tidal turbine array using the boundary layer and field wake interaction models. In, Second International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE 2008), Brest, France, 15 - 17 Oct 2008.
Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2008) The effect of boundary proximity upon the wake structure of horizontal axis marine current turbines. In, 27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2008), Estoril, Portugal, 16 - 21 Jun 2008. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2008) Scale reproduction of the flow field for tidal energy converters. In, 10th World Renewable Energy Congress, Glasgow, July 2008, Glasgow, UK, 21 Jul 2008.
Batten, W.M.J. and Bahaj, A.S. (2007) An assessment of growth scenarios and implications for ocean energy industries in Europe. In, Seventh European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 11 - 13 Sep 2007.
Sissons, M.F, James, P.A.B., Myers, L.E., Bahaj, A.S., Anwar, A.A., Double, K. and Russil, J. (2007) UK field trial assessment of the potential of microwind in the built environment. In, Proceedings International Networking of Young Scientists (INYS) on Renewable Energy, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia, 12 - 16 Nov 2007.
Bahaj, A. S., Germain, G., Huxley-reynard, C. and Roberts, P. (2007) Facilities for marine current energy converter characterization. 7th European Wave and Tidal energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 11 - 14 Sep 2007.
Jentsch, M.F., James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2007) Evaluating climate change implications for typical office buildings in the UK: is the current building stock future-proof? In, International Networking of Young Scientists (INYS) on Renewable Energy, Kuala-Lumpur, 12-16 November 2007, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia, 12 - 16 Nov 2007.
Bahaj, A.S., Myers, L.E. and Thompson, G. (2007) Characterising the wake of horizontal axis marine current turbines. In, Seventh European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Porto, Portugal, 11 - 14 Sep 2007.
Bahaj, A.S. and Batten, W.M.J. (2006) Experimental verifications of numerical predictions for the hydrodynamic perfomance of horizonatl axis marine current turbines. In, World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-IX), Florence, Itlay, 19 - 25 Aug 2006.
Blunden, L.S. and Bahaj, A.S. (2006) Comparison of different approaches to tidal stream energy resource assessment. In, Renewable Energy in Maritime Island Climates, Dublin, Ireland, 26 - 28 Apr 2006. , 139-144.
Papafragkou, A., Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Jentsch, M.F. (2006) Energy flows in domestic buildings: residential combined heat and power (CHP) microgrids. In, Proceedings World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-IX), Florence, IT, 19 - 25 Aug 2006.
Jentsch, M.F., James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2006) A climatic envelope extension of an office building - perception and reality of the change in environmental conditions. In, Proceedings CIBSE National Conference, London, UK, 21 - 22 Mar 2006.
Watson, J., Sauter, R., Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B., Myers, L.E. and Wing, R. (2006) New deployment models for mirco-generation: economic, regulatory and policy issues for the UK. In, 29th IAEE International Conference, Potsdam, Germany, 07 - 10 Jun 2006.
Bahaj, A.S. (2006) Simulation of extraction of tidal energy within a 2-D coastal finite element numerical model. In, Proceedings World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-IX), Florence, 19-25 August 2006, Florence, Itlay, 19 - 25 Aug 2006.
Bahaj, A.S. (2005) Solar photovoltaic energy in housing – impact on energy demand and fuel poverty. In, World Renewable Energy Regional Congress, Jakarta, Indonesia, 17 - 21 Apr 2005.
Kaluarachchi, Y., Jones, K., James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M.F., Bahaj, A.S., Clements-Croome, D.J. and Gann, D.M. (2005) Building facades: issues of sustainability, maintenance and refurbishment. In, EPSRC SUE Vision into Action Conference Proccedings,, Birmingham, UK, 28 Feb - 02 Mar 2005.
James, P.A.B., Jentsch, M.F., Bahaj, A.S. and Uittenbogaard, J.G.M. (2005) Assessment of building envelope refurbishment options to achieve sustainable energetic performance in a high thermal mass office building. In, Proceedings of the Conference on Sustainable Building South East Asia (SB04SEA),, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia, 11 - 13 Apr 2005. Rotterdam, CIB, 522-529.
Bahaj, A.S. and Zhu, L. (2004) Photovolataic village power system in developing countries: A discussion of sustainability issues. In, Proceedings of the 8th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VIII), Denver, USA, 29 Aug - 03 Sep 2004. Elsevier Science3000pp.
James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2004) Modelled and measured performance of inverters operating at various power ratings: Impact on energy yield. In, Proceedings of the 8th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VIII), Denver, USA, 29 Aug - 03 Sep 2004. Elsevier Science3000pp.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2004) EU wide field results of holographic optical elements used for solar control in buildings. In, Proceedings of the 8th World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VIII), Denver, USA, 29 Aug - 03 Sep 2004. Elsevier Science3000pp.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Mueller, H.F.O (2004) Modern and traditional solar control options for an office in Athens: predicted performance comparisons. In, Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Technological Development in Daylight Applications, Athens, Greece, 26 - 27 Feb 2004. , 16-19.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2004) Photovoltaic atrium on a new administration and student services building - University of Southampton. In, Proceedings of the 19th European Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 07 - 11 Jun 2004.
Blunden, L. S. and Bahaj, A. S. (2004) Initial evaluation of tidal stream energy resources at Portland Bill, UK. In, World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-VIII), Denver, US, 29 Aug - 03 Sep 2004.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2004) Inverter operating voltage selection for optimum energy yield: Do predictions match reality? In, Proceedings of the 19th European Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 07 - 11 Jun 2004.
Jones, K., Clements-Croome, D.J., Bahaj, A.S. and Gann, D.M. (2004) Achieving a sustainable urban environment: working with existing buildings. In, CIB W70, Human Elements in facilities management – Understanding the needs of our customers, Hong kong, 07 - 08 Dec 2004. , 103-110.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Mueller, H.F.O. (2004) The potential of lightguiding holographic optical elements for solar control: a case study of a university office building. In, CIB World Building Conference (CIB2004), Toronto, Canada, 02 - 07 May 2004.
Bahaj, A.S., Gann, D.M., Clements-Croome, D.J. and Jones, K. (2003) Improving the sustainability of existing buildings. In, International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-II), Hon Kong, China, 10 - 12 Dec 2003. , 666-671.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2003) Responsive building envelopes for the urban environment. In, CISBAT 2003 Proceedings, Innovation in Building Envelopes and Environmental Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, 08 - 09 Oct 2003. Oxford, UK, Elsevier.
Bahaj, A.S. and Myers, L.E. (2002) Fundamentals applicable to the utilisation of tidal current turbines for energy production. In, World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC-VII), Cologne, Germany, 29 Jun - 05 Jul 2002.
Abu Sharkh, S.M., Morris, D., Turnock, S.R., Myers, L.E. and Bahaj, A.S. (2002) Performance of an integrated water turbine PM generator. In, First IEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives, Bath, UK, 16 - 18 Apr 2002.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2002) Alternative approaches to achieving PV connector reliability: A comparative study of accelerated lifetime testing. In, Proceedings PV in Europe - PV Technology to Energy Solutions Conference and Exhibition, Rome, Italy, 07 - 11 Oct 2002. , 621-624.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2001) Mismatch losses in large PV arrays at Southampton University applications. In, 17th European Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Munich, Germany,
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2001) A sustainable energy supply for Bellingshausen research centre Antarctica. In, PV Horizon : Workshop on Photovoltaic Hybrid Systems, Montreal, Canada, 10 Sep 2001.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (2000) Successful trials update for the application of solar refrigeration in food transport. In, 16th European Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Glasgow, GB,
Bahaj, A. S. (1998) The world's first autonomous solar powered refrigerated trailer. World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC V), Florence, IT, 20 - 25 Sep 1998.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (1997) Photovoltaic roof tiles: Design and integration in buildings. In, Conference on Sustainable Buildings, Oxford, GB, 05 - 06 Feb 1997.
Bahaj, A.S., Matthews, Z., Darrah, H. and Shamshan, M.H. (1997) Demographic impacts of solar villages in Yemen. In, 14th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 30 Jun - 01 Jul 1997. Paris, France, Institute for Research and Development of Photovoltaic Energy4pp, 958-961.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1997) Low magnetic field separation system for metal loaded magnetotatic bacteria. In, International Conference on Magnetism, Cairns, AU, 27 Jul - 01 Aug 1997.
Bahaj, A.S, James, P.A.B., Moeschler, F.D., Croudace, I.W. and Warwick, P.E. (1997) Continuous radionuclide recovery from wastewater using magnetotactic bacteria. In, International Conference on Magnetism, Cairns, AU, 27 Jul - 01 Aug 1997.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Mohamed, A.S. (1995) An economic feasibility study of achieving cash crops water requirements by PV water pumping in Egypt. In, 13th European PV Solar Energy Conference, Nice, FR, 23 - 27 Oct 1995. 3pp.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B., Watkins, P. and Kirby, C.E. (1995) Bioleaching of iron stained silica sand. In, UK Minerals Industry Conference, UK, 03 - 05 Apr 1995.
Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B. and Moeschler, F.D. (1995) Image processing techniques to characterise microorganisms used in the extraction of metals from the environment. In, Colloquium on: Sensors and Systems for Environmental Monitoring and Recycling, Southampton, GB,
Bahaj, A. S., Currie, A., Jones, S.D.R. and Scott, K (1995) SUNSTROKE: a PC software simulation for photovoltaic system. In, 13th European PV Solar Energy Conference, Nice, FR, 23 - 27 Oct 1995.
Bahaj, A.S., Croudace, I.W. and James, P.A.B. (1994) Treatment of heavy metal contaminants using magnetotactic bacteria. In, Interfiltra-Intermembrane 94,
Bahaj, A.S. and Mohammed, A.S. (1994) Sizing of a photovoltaic pumping system and its storage capacity to meet crop water requirements in remote areas. In, 12th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, NL, 11 - 15 Apr 1994.
Bahaj, A.S. and Foote, J.S. (1994) Photovoltaic cladding: a design approach for panels and curtain walling PV cladding for existing buildings. In, 12th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, NL, 11 - 15 Apr 1994.
Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (1993) Magnetotactic bacteria in environmental clean up. In, IEE Colloquium on Magnetic Separation, London, GB,
Bahaj, A.S. (1993) Social and economic assessment of PV applications in the Yemen. In, 11th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Montreux, CH,
Bahaj, A.S., Croudace, I.W. and James, P.A.B. (1993) Heavy metal removal using magnetotactic bacteria. In, ISSM-93 Conference, Bath, GB, 21 - 24 Sep 1993.
Gregory, F.E., Bahaj, A.S. and James, P.A.B. (1993) Stimulating market success for solar energy: A global perspective. In, International Solar Energy Congress, Budapest, HU,
Bahaj, A.S., Beech, I.B., Campbell, S.J., James, P.A.B. and Walsh, F.C. (1992) The effect of magnetic fields on biofilm formation by sulphate reducing bacteria and its implications in the corrosion of iron and steel. In, US National Science foundation workshop on Biocorrosion & Biofouling, Argentina, 02 - 04 Nov 1992. , 5-12.
Bahaj, A. S., Beech, IB and Campbell, SA (1992) The influence of high magnetic fields on corrosion of iron and steel by sulphate reducing bacteria. In, UK Corrosion Conference, Manchester, GB, 13 - 15 Oct 1992.
Bahaj, A.S., Ghadi, S.M., Al-Ashwal, A. and Shamsan, M.H. (1991) Status of solar energy conversion and applications in Yemen. In, 10th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Lisbon, PT,
Bahaj, A.S., Ellwood, D.C. and Watson, J.H.P. (1990) A biomagnetic separation process for the removal of heavy metal ions from solutions. In, Low Temperature Engineering and Cryogenic Conference (LTEC90), Southampton, GB, 17 - 19 Jul 1990.
Bahaj, A.S., Watson, S.J., Boorman, C.H., Avist, D. and Watson, J.H.P. (1987) The effect of induced turbulence on magnetic capture on a single wire at moderate Reynolds number. In, Intermag - International Magnetics Conference, Tokyo, JP,
Bahaj, A.S., Watson, J.H.P., Watson, S.J. and Boorman, C.H. (1986) Evaluation of the conditions of rear capture in single wire HGMS. In, Intermag Digest, Phoenix,
Watson, J.H.P., Boorman, C.H. and Bahaj, A.S. (1986) Theoretical calculations and experimental results pertaining to a permanently magnetised filter. In, Intermag Digest, Pheonix, US,
Bahaj, A.S., Watson, J.H.P., Boorman, C.H. and Watson, S.J. (1985) A superconducting HGMS separator with a current carrying matrix. In, 15th Intrnternational Mineral Processing Congress, Cannes, FR,
Bahaj, A.S. and Bailey, A.G. (1979) Dielectrophoresis of small particles. In, IEEE Industry Applications Society for Presentation Annual Meeting, Cleveland, US, , 154-157.

Monograph

Jentsch, M.F., James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2012) CCWorldWeatherGen software: Manual for CCWorldWeatherGen climate change world weather file generator. Southampton, GB, Sustainable Research Energy Group, University of Southampton, 9pp.
Jentsch, M.F., James, P.A.B. and Bahaj, A.S. (2009) CCWeatherGen software: Manual for CCWeatherGen climate change weather file generator. Southampton, GB, Sustainable Research Energy Group, University of Southampton, 12pp.
James, P.A.B., Bahaj, A.S., Anwar, Arif A. and Myers, L.E. (2009) Location, location, location: domestic small-scale wind field trial report. London, GB, Energy Saving Trust, 24pp.
Watson, J., Sauter, R., Bahaj, A.S., James, P.A.B., Myers, L.E. and Wing, R. (2006) Unlocking the power house: policy and system change for domestic micro-generation in the UK. Brighton, UK, Social Policy Research Unit, 32pp.

Eprints

 

Research

Research Interests

Current Areas of research (details are at: www.energy.soton.ac.uk)

(i) Marine energy: wave and tidal energy, developing new knowledge which contributes to our understanding of the kinetic energy conversion of the flow in the sea by horizontal axis turbines and fundamental understanding of specific wave energy devices.

(ii) Urban energy studies: Research linking building refurbishment and occupier comfort to achieve reduced demand. Use of urban energy generation technologies such as solar photovoltaic (PV), microwind turbines, micro combined heat and power (µCHP) and ground source heat pumps to address electricity and heat generation. Large scale refurbishment of buildings, energy efficiency measures and application of combine heat and power (CHP) technologies in communities.

(iii) Building performance under changing climate: This work stems from a prestigious EPSRC grant awarded through their flagship programme on Sustainable Urban Environments. It resulted in the development of tools for industry that created appropriate weather data sets as input to building simulation software. These tools are now the standard, with a link to them provided through the UKCIP and EU websites.  

(iv) Low carbon cities: Research in this area builds on understanding generated from studies (ii) and (iii) above and aims to (a) apply it to the fast development within China (and the concomitant increase in carbon emissions) and (b) to link the carbon emission reduction work being undertaken within UK cities funded by EPSRC and City Councils. The work in China stems from my leadership and co-ordination of the EPSRC, Eco-region research networks (EcoNetworks - www.eco-networks.org) which aimed to develop research projects to study eco-city development encompassing resource assessment, technology pathways for the production and conservation of energy, planning, and the social and economic impact studies required to establish eco-regions in China, UK and elsewhere. A new EPSRC Programme Grant "Liveable Cities" (£6.3million) was recently awarded to extend this work.

(iv) Energy for Development: Current work in Africa promoting and implementing electrification projects for impoverished rural villages without power sources, establishing and addressing villagers' needs, investigating impacts on rural poverty and improving the health and wellbeing of the community. This unique work is providing power to businesses and to around 3000 villagers in Kenya and influencing the work of global institutions with mandates in this area. (www.energyfordevelopment.net).

Primary research group:  Energy and Climate Change

Research projects

(Liveable Cities)Transforming the Engineering of Cities to Deliver Societal and Planetary Wellbeing

Feasibility Study of the Impacts of Proposed Tidal Array Installations in Channel Islands

(E4D) Replication of Rural Decentralised off-grid Electricity Generation through Technology and Business Innovation

Transforming Energy Demand through Digital Innovation - Intelligent Agents for Home Energy Management

Teaching Responsibilities

Code Title Role
CENV6090  ENERGY RESOURCES AND ENGINEERING Coordinator
CENV6142  INTRODUCTIONS TO ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY Coordinator
CENV6144  RESEARCH PROJECT: ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY Coordinator

Contact

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj
Engineering and the Environment
University of Southampton
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Room Number: 7/5010/5011

Telephone: (023) 8059 2051
Facsimile: (023) 8067 7519
Email: A.S.Bahaj@soton.ac.uk