MARINA K-A NEOPHYTOU
ΝΕΟΦΥΤΟΥ ΜΑΡΙΝΑ
NEOPHYTOU MARINA
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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Dr Marina Neophytou is  an Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Head of the Environmental Fluid Mechanics (EFM) Laboratory Group. She served as the first Director of the Interdepartmental Graduate Program "Energy Technologies and Sustainable Design" of the School of Engineering of the University of Cyprus (2012-14). During 2014-15, she has been a Visiting Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - ETH-Zurich (jointly at the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering and the Department of Architecture - Chair of Building Physics) as well as  a UNESCO Visiting Research Fellow during 2009 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S. (Department of Urban Studies and Planning) and Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S. (Systems Engineering Division), as part of sabbatical leaves from the University of Cyprus.
 
She completed her undergraduate studies (BA-Honours and MEng degrees) at Cambridge University (UK) at the Department of Engineering (Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics Division) on a full-expense Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship (1993-97). During her undergraduate studies she has worked at the Schlumberger Cambridge Research Centre (Cambridge, UK) and Schlumberger-Dowell Research and Production Center (Paris, France) for which she has received the European Grant Award "Women in Technology". She has received her MA and PhD degrees (2002) in the area of Environmental Fluid Dynamics from Cambridge University (UK) on academic and industrial scholarships, while during 2003-2005, she continued at Cambridge University as a post-doctoral research associate under an EPSRC (UK) grant to design and model a tracer release experiment in London for urban air pollution dispersion studies.
 
She joined the University of Cyprus as Lecturer in 2005 (as an Assistant Professor in 2009 and as an Associate Professor in 2015), and since then, she has attracted more than a million euros of external funding to the EFM lab. Following an approved proposal funded by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, the EFM lab is leading a partnership with Cambridge University (UK) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US) on a Sustainable Built Environment Initiative. Since 2011, she has been jointly co-organising, together with Prof. J. Carmeliet (on behalf of ETH-Zurich) and Prof. B. Blocken (on behalf of Eindhoven University of Technology) an almost annual series of Urban Physics Schools; the last Urban Physics Spring School was hosted in Cyprus in May 2016, while the upcoming Urban Physics Autumn School 2017 will be hosted in Nikiti-Greece from  22nd to 28th October 2017. The EFM lab has initiated and currently actively undertakes ERASMUS exchange visits with a number of universities in Europe including the University of Cambridge (UK),  Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands), KTH Research School-University of Gaevle (Sweden) and the University of Genoa (Italy). It also currently runs a joint PhD program with the Eindhoven University of Technology.
 
Her recent collaborative work "Toward designing strategies for Urban Heat Island mitigation based on mutli-scale flow considerations"* has been  awarded the Best Paper Award in the 34th International AIVC Conference: Energy conservation technologies for mitigation and adaptation in the built environment: the role of ventilation strategies and smart materials (2013).
 

Air flow through different urban building configurations using Partcile Image Velocimetry:
flat roofs (left), pitched roofs (center) and pilotis (right).
 
 Picture3 forWebsite
Copyright: Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, University of Cyprus, 2016
 

 

  • Experimental Environmental Fluid Dynamics (laboratory and field measurements)
  • Urban air pollution dispersion modeling
  • Urban Heat Island studies and modelling Model performace evaluation
  • Thermofluid Dynamics  of the Urban Environment (Mass and Heat Transfer)
  • Buoyancy-driven flows in industrial and environmental applications
  • Model performace evaluation
  • Modelling of Chemically-Reacting turbulent flows
 
[Selected Publications:]
 2017
 
Antoniou, Montazeri, Wigo, Neophytou, Blocken, Sandberg (2017). CFD and wind tunnel analysis of outdoor ventilation in a real compact heterogeneous urban area: Evaluation using "air delay". BUilding and Environment. In press (Opean Access). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.10.013
 
Karra, Malki-Epshtein, Neophytou (2017). Air flow and pollution in a real, heterogeneous urban street canyon: A field and laboratory study. Atmospheric Environment (corrected proofs). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.06.035
 
Kubilay, Neophytou, Matsentides, Loizou, Carmeliet (2017). The pollutant removal capacity of urban street canyons as quantified by the pollutant exchange velocity. Urban Cimate (accepted). http://dx.doi.org/10.​1016/​j.​uclim.​2017.​06.​003
 
 
2016
 
P. Mouzourides,A. Kyprianou,R. Choudhary,J. Ching,M.K.-A. Neophytou (2016). How can a Multi-scale Analysis Guide Smart Urban Energy Demand Management? An Example from London City Westminster Borough. A Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (SBE16), iHBE 2016. Procedia Engineering Volume 180 (2017) 433–442.
 
A. Kubilay,M.K.-A. Neophytou,  S. Matsentides,M. Loizou,J. Carmeliet (2016).The Pollutant Removal Capacity of an Urban Street Canyon and its Link to the Breathability and Exchange Velocity. A Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (SBE16), iHBE 2016. Procedia Engineering 180 ( 2017 ) 443 – 451.
 
 
2015
 
Mouzourides, Kumar, Neophytou (2015). Assessment of long-term measurements of particulate matter and gaseous pollutants in South-East Mediterranean. Atmospheric Environment. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.02.031
 
Kakoniti, Georgiou, Marakkos, Kumar, Neophytou (2015). The role of materials selection in the Urban Heat Island effect in dry mid-latitute climates. Environmental Fluid Mechanics (Springer). DOI 10.1007/s10652-015-9426-z
 
2014
 
Neophytou, Markides, Fokaides (2014). An experimental study of the flow through and over two dimensional rectangular roughness elements: Deductions for urban boundary layer parameterizations and exchange processes. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 26, No.8;
 
Mouzourides, Kyprianou, Brown, Carissimo, Choudhary, Neophytou (2014). Searching for the distinctive signature of cities in atmospheric modelling: could the Multi-Resolution-Analysis (MRA) provide the DNA of a city? Int. J. of Urban Climate, DOI: 10.1016/j.uclim.2014.04.001

Kumar, Morawska,  Martani, Biskos, Neophytou, Di Sabatino, Bell, Norford, Britter (2014).The rise of low-cost sensing for managing air polution in cities. Environment International (in press); doi:10.1016/j.envint.2014.11.019 (download from: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Q92ZaUJL7CLR

 
2013
 
Mouzourides, Kyprianou, Neophytou (2013). A scale-adaptive approach for spatially-varying urban morphology characterization in the boundary layer parameterization using Multi-Resolution Analysis.  Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol. 149 (3), pp.455-481
 
Panagiotou, Neophytou, Hamlyn, Britter (2013). City breathability as quantified by the exchange velocity and its spatial variation in real inhomogeneous urban geometries: an example from central London area. Science of the Total Environment, Volume 442, January 2013, Pages 466-477.
 
* Best Paper Award: Neophytou, Tryphonos, Fokaides, Batchvarova, Sandberg, Fernando, Lelieveld, Zittis (2013). Toward designing strategies for Urban Heat Island mitigation based on mutli-scale flow considerations. Proceedings of the 34th International AIVC Conference - Energy conservation technologies for mitigation and adaptation in the built environment: the role of ventilation strategies and smart materials. 25th-25th September, 2013.
 
2012
 
Markides, Fokaides, Neophytou (2012). An experimental investigation of the flow and transfer processes in homogeneous urban street canyon geometries using Particle Image Velocimetry. Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer 7, ICHMT, Begell House Inc. (8pg)
 
2011
 
Neophytou, Gowardan, Brown, 2011. An inter-comparison of three urban wind models using the Oklahoma City Joint Urban 2003 wind field measurements (2011). International Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Volume 99, Issue 4, April 2011, Pages 357-368
 
Fokaides, Maxoulis, Panayiotou, Neophytou, Kalogirou (2011). Comparison between measured and calculated energy performance for dwellings in a summer dominant environment. International Journal of Energy and Buildings, Volume 43, Issue 11, November 2011, Pages 3099-3105
 
2010
 
Martin, G. Nickless, Price, Britter, Neophytou, Cheng , Robins, Dobre, Belcher, Barlow, Tomlin, Smalley, Tate, Colvile, Arnold, Shallcross (2010). Urban tracer dispersion experiment in London (DAPPLE) 2003: field study and comparison with empirical prediction. Atmospheric Science Letters (Royal Meteorological Society), Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 241-248.
 
Martin, Price, White, Nickless, Petersson, Britter, Robins, Belcher, Barlow, Neophytou, Arnold, Tomlin, Smalley,Shallcross (2010). Urban tracer dispersion experiments during the second DAPPLE field campaign in London 2004, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 44, Issue 25, August 2010, Pages 3043-3052.
 
Panagiotou, Kalogirou, Florides, Maxoulis, Papadopoulos, Neophytou, Fokaides, Georgiou, Symeou, Giorgakis (2010). The characteristics and the energy behaviour of the residential building stock of Cyprus in view of Directive 2002/91/EC, Energy and Buildings, Volume 42, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 2083-2089
 
pre-2009
 
Wood, C. R., Arnold, S. J., Balogun, A. A., Barlow, J. F., Belcher, S. E., Britter, R. E., Cheng, H., Dobre, A., Lingard, J. J. N., Martin, D., Neophytou, M. K., Petersson, F. K., Robins, A. G., Shallcross, D. E., Smalley, R. J., Tate, J. E., Tomlin, A. S. and White, I. R. (2009) Dispersion Experiments in Central London: The 2007 DAPPLE project. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90 (7). pp. 955-970. ISSN 1520-0477
 
Shallcross, D. E., Martin, D., Price, C. S., Nickless, G., White, I. R., Petersson, F., Britter, R. E., Neophytou, M. K., Tate, J. E., Tomlin, A. S., Belcher, S. E., Barlow, J. F. and Robins, A. (2009) Short-range urban dispersion experiments using fixed and moving sources. Atmospheric Science Letters, 10 (2). pp. 59-65. ISSN 1530-261X
 
Neophytou MK and Britter RE. (2006) Modelling buoyancy-driven flows in semi-enclosed regions: applications to the fire propagation in tunnels, International Journal of Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol.6, Nos.1-2, pp.137-145.
 
Neophytou MK and Britter RE. (2005). A simple model for the movement of fire smoke in a confined tunnel, Journal of Pure and Applied Geophysics, Springer-Berkhäuser Verlang, Vol.162, No.10, pp.1941-1954.
 
Neophytou MK, Goussis D, Van Loon M, Mastorakos E (2004). Reduced chemical mechanisms for atmospheric pollution using Computational Singular Perturbation Analysis, Atmospheric Environment (Elsevier Publishers) Vol. 38, No. 22, pp. 3661-73.

Profile Information

Dr Marina Neophytou is an Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Head of the Environmental Fluid Mechanics (EFM) Laboratory Group. She served as the first Director of the Interdepartmental Graduate Program "Energy Technologies and Sustainable Design" of the School of Engineering of the University of Cyprus (2012-14). During 2014-15, she has been a Visiting Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - ETH-Zurich (jointly at the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering and the Department of Architecture - Chair of Building Physics) as well as a UNESCO Visiting Research Fellow during 2009 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S. (Department of Urban Studies and Planning) and Los Alamos National Laboratory, U.S. (Systems Engineering Division), as part of sabbatical leaves from the University of Cyprus.
 
She completed her undergraduate studies (BA-Honours and MEng degrees) at Cambridge University (UK) at the Department of Engineering (Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics Division) on a full-expense Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship (1993-97). During her undergraduate studies she has worked at the Schlumberger Cambridge Research Centre (Cambridge, UK) and Schlumberger-Dowell Research and Production Center (Paris, France) for which she has received the European Grant Award "Women in Technology". She has received her MA and PhD degrees (2002) in the area of Environmental Fluid Dynamics from Cambridge University (UK) on academic and industrial scholarships, while during 2003-2005, she continued at Cambridge University as a post-doctoral research associate under an EPSRC (UK) grant to design and model a tracer release experiment in London for urban air pollution dispersion studies.
 
She joined the University of Cyprus as Lecturer in 2005 (as an Assistant Professor in 2009 and as an Associate Professor in 2015), and since then, she has attracted more than a million euros of external funding to the EFM lab. Following an approved proposal funded by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, the EFM lab is leading a partnership with Cambridge University (UK) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US) on a Sustainable Built Environment Initiative. Since 2011, she has been jointly co-organising, together with Prof. J. Carmeliet (on behalf of ETH-Zurich) and Prof. B. Blocken (on behalf of Eindhoven University of Technology) an almost annual series of Urban Physics Schools; the last Urban Physics Spring School was hosted in Cyprus in May 2016, while the upcoming Urban Physics Autumn School 2017 will be hosted in Nikiti-Greece from 22nd to 28th October 2017. The EFM lab has initiated and currently actively undertakes ERASMUS exchange visits with a number of universities in Europe including the University of Cambridge (UK), Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands), KTH Research School-University of Gaevle (Sweden) and the University of Genoa (Italy). It also currently runs a joint PhD program with the Eindhoven University of Technology.
 
Her recent collaborative work "Toward designing strategies for Urban Heat Island mitigation based on mutli-scale flow considerations"* has been  awarded the Best Paper Award in the 34th International AIVC Conference: Energy conservation technologies for mitigation and adaptation in the built environment: the role of ventilation strategies and smart materials (2013).
 
Air flow through different urban building configurations using Partcile Image Velocimetry:
flat roofs (left), pitched roofs (center) and pilotis (right).
 
 Picture3 forWebsite
Copyright: Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, University of Cyprus, 2016
 
 
• Experimental Environmental Fluid Dynamics (laboratory and field measurements)
• Urban air pollution dispersion modeling
• Urban Heat Island studies and modelling Model performace evaluation
• Thermofluid Dynamics  of the Urban Environment (Mass and Heat Transfer)
• Buoyancy-driven flows in industrial and environmental applications
• Model performace evaluation
• Modelling of Chemically-Reacting turbulent flows
 
[Selected Publications:]
 
2017

Antoniou, Montazeri, Wigo, Neophytou, Blocken, Sandberg (2017). CFD and wind tunnel analysis of outdoor ventilation in a real compact heterogeneous urban area: Evaluation using "air delay". BUilding and Environment. In press (Opean Access). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.10.013

Karra, Malki-Epshtein, Neophytou (2017). Air flow and pollution in a real, heterogeneous urban street canyon: A field and laboratory study. Atmospheric Environment (corrected proofs). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.06.035

Kubilay, Neophytou, Matsentides, Loizou, Carmeliet (2017). The pollutant removal capacity of urban street canyons as quantified by the pollutant exchange velocity. Urban Cimate (accepted). http://dx.doi.org/10.​1016/​j.​uclim.​2017.​06.​003

 
2016

P. Mouzourides,A. Kyprianou,R. Choudhary,J. Ching,M.K.-A. Neophytou (2016). How can a Multi-scale Analysis Guide Smart Urban Energy Demand Management? An Example from London City Westminster Borough. Procedia Engineering Volume 180 (2017) 433–442.

A. Kubilay,M.K.-A. Neophytou, S. Matsentides,M. Loizou,J. Carmeliet (2016).The Pollutant Removal Capacity of an Urban Street Canyon and its Link to the Breathability and Exchange Velocity. A Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (SBE16), iHBE 2016. Procedia Engineering 180 ( 2017 ) 443 – 451.

2015
 
Mouzourides, Kumar, Neophytou (2015). Assessment of long-term measurements of particulate matter and gaseous pollutants in South-East Mediterranean. Atmospheric Environment. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.02.031
 
Kakoniti, Georgiou, Marakkos, Kumar, Neophytou (2015). The role of materials selection in the Urban Heat Island effect in dry mid-latitute climates. Environmental Fluid Mechanics (Springer). DOI 10.1007/s10652-015-9426-z
 
2014
 
Neophytou, Markides, Fokaides (2014). An experimental study of the flow through and over two dimensional rectangular roughness elements: Deductions for urban boundary layer parameterizations and exchange processes. Physics of Fluids, Vol. 26, No.8;
 
Mouzourides, Kyprianou, Brown, Carissimo, Choudhary, Neophytou (2014). Searching for the distinctive signature of cities in atmospheric modelling: could the Multi-Resolution-Analysis (MRA) provide the DNA of a city? Int. J. of Urban Climate, DOI: 10.1016/j.uclim.2014.04.001

Kumar, Morawska,  Martani, Biskos, Neophytou, Di Sabatino, Bell, Norford, Britter (2014).The rise of low-cost sensing for managing air polution in cities. Environment International (in press); doi:10.1016/j.envint.2014.11.019 (download from: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Q92ZaUJL7CLR

 
2013
 
Mouzourides, Kyprianou, Neophytou (2013). A scale-adaptive approach for spatially-varying urban morphology characterization in the boundary layer parameterization using Multi-Resolution Analysis.  Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Vol. 149 (3), pp.455-481
 
Panagiotou, Neophytou, Hamlyn, Britter (2013). City breathability as quantified by the exchange velocity and its spatial variation in real inhomogeneous urban geometries: an example from central London area. Science of the Total Environment, Volume 442, January 2013, Pages 466-477.
 
Best Paper Award: Neophytou, Tryphonos, Fokaides, Batchvarova, Sandberg, Fernando, Lelieveld, Zittis (2013). Toward designing strategies for Urban Heat Island mitigation based on mutli-scale flow considerations. Proceedings of the 34th International AIVC Conference - Energy conservation technologies for mitigation and adaptation in the built environment: the role of ventilation strategies and smart materials. 25th-25th September, 2013.
 
2012
 
Markides, Fokaides, Neophytou (2012). An experimental investigation of the flow and transfer processes in homogeneous urban street canyon geometries using Particle Image Velocimetry. Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer 7, ICHMT, Begell House Inc. (8pg)
 
2011
 
Neophytou, Gowardan, Brown, 2011. An inter-comparison of three urban wind models using the Oklahoma City Joint Urban 2003 wind field measurements (2011). International Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Volume 99, Issue 4, April 2011, Pages 357-368
 
Fokaides, Maxoulis, Panayiotou, Neophytou, Kalogirou (2011). Comparison between measured and calculated energy performance for dwellings in a summer dominant environment. International Journal of Energy and Buildings, Volume 43, Issue 11, November 2011, Pages 3099-3105
 
2010
 
Martin, G. Nickless, Price, Britter, Neophytou, Cheng , Robins, Dobre, Belcher, Barlow, Tomlin, Smalley, Tate, Colvile, Arnold, Shallcross (2010). Urban tracer dispersion experiment in London (DAPPLE) 2003: field study and comparison with empirical prediction. Atmospheric Science Letters (Royal Meteorological Society), Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 241-248.
 
Martin, Price, White, Nickless, Petersson, Britter, Robins, Belcher, Barlow, Neophytou, Arnold, Tomlin, Smalley,Shallcross (2010). Urban tracer dispersion experiments during the second DAPPLE field campaign in London 2004, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 44, Issue 25, August 2010, Pages 3043-3052.
 
Panagiotou, Kalogirou, Florides, Maxoulis, Papadopoulos, Neophytou, Fokaides, Georgiou, Symeou, Giorgakis (2010). The characteristics and the energy behaviour of the residential building stock of Cyprus in view of Directive 2002/91/EC, Energy and Buildings, Volume 42, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 2083-2089
 
pre-2009
 
Wood, C. R., Arnold, S. J., Balogun, A. A., Barlow, J. F., Belcher, S. E., Britter, R. E., Cheng, H., Dobre, A., Lingard, J. J. N., Martin, D., Neophytou, M. K., Petersson, F. K., Robins, A. G., Shallcross, D. E., Smalley, R. J., Tate, J. E., Tomlin, A. S. and White, I. R. (2009) Dispersion Experiments in Central London: The 2007 DAPPLE project. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90 (7). pp. 955-970. ISSN 1520-0477
 
Shallcross, D. E., Martin, D., Price, C. S., Nickless, G., White, I. R., Petersson, F., Britter, R. E., Neophytou, M. K., Tate, J. E., Tomlin, A. S., Belcher, S. E., Barlow, J. F. and Robins, A. (2009) Short-range urban dispersion experiments using fixed and moving sources. Atmospheric Science Letters, 10 (2). pp. 59-65. ISSN 1530-261X
 
Neophytou MK and Britter RE. (2006) Modelling buoyancy-driven flows in semi-enclosed regions: applications to the fire propagation in tunnels, International Journal of Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol.6, Nos.1-2, pp.137-145.
 
Neophytou MK and Britter RE. (2005). A simple model for the movement of fire smoke in a confined tunnel, Journal of Pure and Applied Geophysics, Springer-Berkhäuser Verlang, Vol.162, No.10, pp.1941-1954.
 
Neophytou MK, Goussis D, Van Loon M, Mastorakos E (2004). Reduced chemical mechanisms for atmospheric pollution using Computational Singular Perturbation Analysis, Atmospheric Environment (Elsevier Publishers) Vol. 38, No. 22, pp. 3661-73.