Mr Hassan Saeed Khan
Casual Academic

Mr Hassan Saeed Khan

Ph.D. Built Environment - (Aug 2018-March 2022), the University of New South Wales-Australia. 

MSc in Architectural Engineering with specialization in Construction Engineering- (Sep' 2010- July 2012)- Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

BSc in Building and Architectural Engineering- (Sep 2003- July 2008)- University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore Pakistan. 

 

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

Hassan Saeed Khan is working as a Ph.D. researcher at the Faculty of Built Environment, the University of New South Wales, Australia. His research interests are in cool materials, urban heat island intensity, sustainable building design/ construction, energy modeling, and Zero Energy buildings (ZEBs). He is holding an MS degree in Building Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy & also having more than 10 years of working experience in Pakistan, Italy & Saudi Arabia.

Ph.D. Scholarship awards/ offers:

  • Data 61-CSIRO Ph.D. Top-up scholarship awarded by CSIRO for 3.5 years.
  • Wightman Bequest Top-up scholarship awarded by Built environment department, UNSW, during Ph.D. for 3 years.
  • University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA) by UNSW, Australia, fully-funded Ph.D. scholarship for 3.5 years (2018).
  • UQ Postgraduate research scholarship by University of Queensland, Australia, fully-funded Ph.D. scholarship for 3.5 years (2018), Not-availed.
  • Curtin Strategic stipend scholarship, Curtin University Australia, fully-funded Ph.D. scholarship for 3.5 years (2018), Not-availed.
  • Teaching Assistant (TA) position for Ph.D., offered by the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA (2018), Not-availed.
  • Hong Kong Ph.D. Fellowship (HKPFS) by Hong Kong government, fully-funded Ph.D. scholarship for 4 years (2017), Not-availed.

Other Awards:

  • A+ annual evaluation for five consecutive years at KFUPM, Saudi Arabia (2013-2018).
  • Best Students Career counselor, Architectural Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia (2016-2017).
  • Award of Distinction, Architectural Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia (2016-2017).
  • UniverLecco Gold Merit Scholarship awarded by Politecnico di Milano, Italy at MS level for two years 2010-2012.
  • Government of Punjab Merit Scholarship in Grade 8, 1999.

Worked as a Research Associate (RA) on the following Research Projects UNSW, Australia.

  • Parramatta Urban Overheating

Worked as Co-Investigator on the following Research Projects at KFUPM, Saudi Arabia.

  • A funded research project by the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE) on “Improvement of sustainability standards in the residential and commercial buildings through the application of energy-saving and renewable energy systems”. (Feb 2016- July 2017).
  • A funded research Project by Deanship of Scientific Research, KFUPM on “Assessment of Green Roof effects on the overall energy consumption of a residential building in hot and humid climate” (June 2015 – July 2017).
  • A funded research project by Deanship of Scientific Research, KFUPM on “Assessment of the Air Infiltration in Single-Family, Detached Saudi Houses for Energy Efficiency” (Sep 2017- July 2018).

Selected Publications:

 

  • Khan, H.S.; Santamouris, M.; Kassomenos, P.; Paolini, R.; Caccetta, P.; Petrou, I. Spatiotemporal variation in urban overheating magnitude and its association with synoptic air-masses in a coastal city. Sci. Rep. 2021, 11, 6762.
  • Khan, H.S.; Santamouris, M.; Paolini, R.; Caccetta, P.; Kassomenos, P. Analyzing the local and climatic conditions affecting the urban overheating magnitude during the Heatwaves (HWs) in a coastal city: A case study of the greater Sydney region. Sci. Total Environ. 2021, 755, 142515.
  • Khan, H.S.; Paolini, R.; Santamouris, M.; Caccetta, P. Exploring the Synergies between Urban Overheating and Heatwaves (HWs) in Western Sydney. Energies 2020, Vol. 13, Page 470 2020, 13, 470.
  • Khan, H.; Asif, M. Impact of Green Roof and Orientation on the Energy Performance of Buildings: A Case Study from Saudi Arabia. Sustainability 2017, 9, 640.
  • Khan, H.; Asif, M.; Mohammed, M. Case Study of a Nearly Zero Energy Building in Italian Climatic Conditions. Infrastructures 2017, 2, 19.