Philip Eames is Professor of Renewable Energy and Director of the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST). His research focuses on various aspects of renewable energy systems, energy in buildings and thermal energy storage.
Topics currently being researched include vacuum glazing design and development, building retrofit for improved energy efficiency, building integrated and concentrator photovoltaic systems, thermal energy storage and solar thermal systems.
Professor Eames was previously Director of the Warwick Institute for Sustainable Energy and Resources (WISER) at the University of Warwick where he held the Chair of Energy Efficiency and Conservation in the School of Engineering. Prior to this he was Professor of Solar Energy Applications, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Technologies and Director of the Built Environment Research Institute within the School of the Built Environment at the University of Ulster.