Professor Brian Norton DSc MRIA FIAE

Professor Brian Norton, Principal, City Campus, Technological University Dublin has made significant contributions to the development of solar energy technologies particularly in the context of energy in buildings. He is author of over 200 research papers in major international learned journals with over 8000 citations with a h-index of 47.  He has supervised fifty doctorates.  He serves as Associate Editor of “Solar Energy” - the premier international journal in the field - and serves on eight other editorial boards. He is Vice-President and Treasurer of the European Sustainable Energy innovation Alliance and board member of the International Energy Research Centre. He is a Board member of the international Daylight Academy based in Zurich, Switzerland.  He is a Fellow of the Energy Institute and Engineers Ireland, a Chartered Engineer (both in Ireland and the UK) and Fellow, Higher Education Academy.  Professor Norton is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and a Fellow of the Irish Academy of Engineering. His awards include the Napier Shaw Medal of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers and the Roscoe Award of the Energy Institute. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (their highest honour).   Professor Norton is immediate past President of Dublin Institute of Technology and he also holds honorary chairs at universities in the UK, China and USA.