Derek Sinnott
Title: Mr
Country of residence: Ireland
Institution: Waterford Institute of Technology
Address: Dept. of Construction and Civil Engineering, Waterford Institute of Technology Cork Road Waterford Ireland
Telephone: 00353 51 306352
Date of birth: 16/02/1980
Early Stage Researcher: Yes
Sex: Male
MC Member: Yes

- Current and Future Energy use in the residential sector
- Energy monitoring of existing buildings
- Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ)
- innovation and to enhance business opportunities for SMEs     working in the area of Photovoltaic Technologies
- Transition to a low carbon society
- Concrete Technology and concrete fibre-reinforcing
- Innovation in the Construction Sector


Journal Papers:


  • Sinnott, D. and M. Dyer (2012). 'Air-tightness field data for dwellings in Ireland', Building and Environment, 51(0), pp 269-275.
  • Sinnott, D. and West, R. P. (2008) Keg impact damage to fibre-reinforced paving flags. Proceedings of ICE, Structures and Buildings, Volume 161, Issue: SB1, pp. 1-10.



  • Sinnott, D. and Thomas, K. (2012) Integrating Sustainability into Civil Engineering Education: Curriculum Development & Implementation. 4th International Symposium for Engineering Education, 2012, The University of Sheffield, UK
  • Sinnott, D. and Dyer, M. (2012) ‘Energy Monitoring Programme for Social Housing in Ireland: Pre- and Post- Retrofitting, In Retrofit 2012, 24 – 26 January, Salford, Manchester, UK.
  • Sinnott, D. and Dyer, M. (2011) ‘Airtightness of Dwellings in Ireland: Design, Workmanship and Control’, In COBRA 2011 Proc. of the RICS Foundation Construction and Building Research Conference, 12 – 13 September, Salford, Manchester, UK.
  • McDonnell, A and Sinnott, D (2010) Barriers and enablers to energy efficient retrofitting of dwellings in Ireland. In: Egbu, C (Ed.), 26th Annual ARCOM Conference, Leeds. Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Vol. 2, 1437-46.
  • West, R. P. and Sinnott, D. (2008) Residual Strength of Fibre-Reinforced Paving Flags Damaged by Impact. 7th International Congress. Concrete: Constructions Sustainable Options, 8-10 July 2008, Dundee, Scotland, UK.