Derek Clements Croome

Professor Emeritus

building design and contracting industry

Reading University




Professor Emeritus Derek Clements-Croome at Reading University has worked in the building design and contracting industry before entering university life. In 2017 he was  appointed a Visiting Professor at Queen Mary University London. He has founded and directed courses including a BSc in building environmental engineering at Loughborough University in 1970 and an inter­disciplinary Government funded MSc in Intelligent Buildings at Reading University in 1996 covering design, management and operation. He has also worked in architecture and building engineering at the University of Bath (1978-1988) with Sir Ted Happold.

He chairs the CIBSE Intelligent Buildings Group and was recently commended by the CIB for his work as Coordinator for the W098 Commission on Intelligent and Responsive Buildings.