Timothy O. Adekunle

Assistant Professor

Architecture

College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
860.768.5074 HJG W205D
Education

PhD, University of Kent (United Kingdom)

Postgraduate Cert in Higher Education, University of Kent (United Kingdom)

MArch, University of Nottingham (United Kingdom)

Bachelor of Technology in Architecture, Federal University of Technology (Akure, Nigeria)

Higher National Diploma in Architectural Technology, Ondo State Polytechnic (Owo, Nigeria)

National Diploma (ND) Architectural Technology, Ondo State Polytechnic (Owo, Nigeria)

Experience

Experience

  • Ph.D. Candidate/Assistant Lecturer, Kent School of Architecture, University of Kent, UK
  • Architectural Assistant, CTA & Partners Limited, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Architectural Intern, Timparc International Limited, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria

Volunteer Experience

  • Moderator of conference sessions for Design Principles and Practices Conference UCLA, USA 2012
  • Volunteered member of Post Graduate Students’ Staff Consultative Committee of the School of Built Environment, University of Nottingham, UK

Professional Service

  • Reviewer for the International Journal of the Constructed Environment
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Energy and Buildings

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Research and Awards

Research Interests

  • Architectural design and technology
  • Sustainable building design and materials
  • Sustainable architecture
  • Modern methods of construction
  • Prefabricated building design and construction
  • Thermal comfort of indoor occupants
  • Post-occupancy evaluation and dynamic building modelling and simulation

Academic Awards

  • University of Kent Postgraduate Research Scholarships for PhD program
  • Design Conference Graduate Scholar Award at the Sixth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, UCLA
  • Developing Solutions Scholarship for postgraduate program (MArch) degree at the University of Nottingham, UK
  • Awarded the Departmental Prize for being the overall best student in the Department of Architecture with the highest cumulative grade point average (CGPA) at the degree examinations during the 2006 University (FUTA) convocation
  • Overall best student (HND) in the Department of Architectural Technology with the highest cumulative grade point average (CGPA).
  • Overall best student (ND) in the Department of Architectural Technology with the highest cumulative grade point average (CGPA).

Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • Adekunle, T. O. (2015). 'Autonomous Living: An Ecosocial Perspective', The International Journal of the Constructed Environment, Volume 6, Issue 4, December, pp.1-15.
  • Adekunle, T. & Nikolopoulou, M. (2014), ‘Post-occupancy and indoor monitoring surveys to investigate the potential of summertime overheating in UK prefabricated timber houses’. In Proceedings of 8th Windsor International Conference: Counting the Cost of Comfort in a changing world, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, 10-13 April. London: Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings (NCEUB). pp.1170-1188 (ISBN 978-0-9928957-0-9)
  • Odeyale, T. O. & Adekunle, T. O. (2008) ‘Innovative and sustainable local material in traditional African architecture –Socio cultural dimension’. In Dina D’yala & E. Fodde (eds), Structural Analysis of Historic Construction: Preserving Safety and Significance 2, Structural Analysis of Historic Construction, Taylor & Francis Group, London, pp. 991-998, Print ISBN: 978-0-415-46872-5, eBook ISBN: 978-1-4398-2822-9

Conference Presentations

  • Adekunle, T. O. (2012), ‘Thermal Performance of Low-carbon Prefabricated Homes: Focus on Prefabricated Timber Buildings in the UK’, the Sixth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, January 2012
  • Adekunle, T. O. (2011), ‘Autonomous Living: Eco-social Perspective’, the Second International Conference on the Constructed Environment, University Centre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 2011
  • Adekunle, T. (2011), ‘Thermal Performance of Prefabricated Timber Building in the UK’, Presentation at University of Kent Postgraduate Research Festival, Canterbury, UK, June 2011