D J Clements-Croome
Professor, School of Construction Management and Engineering
University of Reading, United Kingdom
Professor Emeritus Derek Clements-Croome at Reading University has worked in the building design and contracting industry before entering university life. He has just been appointed a Visiting Professor at Queen Mary University London. He has founded and directed courses including a BSc in building environmental engineering at Loughborough University in 1970 and an inter¬disciplinary Government funded MSc in Intelligent Buildings at Reading University in 1996 covering design, management and operation. He has also worked in architecture and building engineering at the University of Bath (1978-1988). He now offers strategic advice to clients, designers and facilities managers on attaining and manag¬ing healthy and sustainable environments in buildings of all types. He researches, writes and lectures on these issues for companies and wider audiences nationally and internationally in China, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Poland and Finland particularly. Some of his books have been published in Chinese and Russian. He edits and founded the Intelligent Buildings International first journal published by Taylor and Francis. His research includes an EPSRC 3 year project which showed the effects of CO2 on children’s learning in primary schools. Now his work is directed the health, wellbeing and the impact of wearable technology in the workplace. He works closely with the British Council for Offices in applying the research. Currently working with the British Council of Offices on Health and Wellbeing in buildings and the use of wearables in the workplace. Derek is a Commissioner on air quality and also biodiversity for the Boroughs of Hammersmith-Fulham and for the Zerofifty Commission for Harin¬gey. He is also Building Environmental Expert for the CABE arm of the Design Council; a Fellow of BRE Academy. He was a member of : the UK Green Building Council team who wrote the Report Health and Wellbeing in Homes ---July 2016 and the World Green Council Report on Health and Wellbeing in Offices 2014. He has edited and written chapters in the 3rd Edition of the book Creating the Productive Workplace was published by Routledge in 2017. It is 95% new.
Ergonomics, Architecture and Building Engineering, Intelligent Buildings and Cities; Health and well-being.