Brunel University London
Brunel University London is a public research university located in the Uxbridge area of London, England. It was founded in 1966 and named after the Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. In June 1966, Brunel College of Advanced Technology was awarded a royal charter and became Brunel University. Today it has over 15,000 students and over 2,000 academic staff operating in a vibrant culture of research excellence. It plays a significant role in the higher education scene nationally and has numerous national and international links and partnerships with both academia and industry. Brunel’s Institute of Energy Futures brings together researchers from a range of disciplines to investigate and develop innovative energy efficient technologies and processes to address societal needs and greenhouse gas emissions targets whilst taking into consideration the influence of human behaviour. Brunel has a long history of successful bidding for European funding and of successful managing and delivery of EU projects. In the PRELUDE project, Brunel contributes to most Work Packages and leads Task 3.4 on the Indoor Condition Model and Task 8.2 on holistic Life Cycle Analysis.