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Mike Daly

Visiting Professor

Fossil fuels: the global oil and gas endowment; the future of petroleum exploration; continental sedimentary basin development and resource distribution; exploration of the arctic seas.
Energy in developing countries: Sub-Saharan Africa resources; the energy-water nexus.
Economics, Policy & Politics: State owned National Oil Companies, their resources and future.

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Sarah Darby

Senior Researcher and deputy leader, Lower Carbon Futures group

Economics-Policy & Politics: Customer-utility relations, fuel poverty
Electricity Networks: Smart meter rollout
Demand and Efficiency: Residential demand, energy advice programmes, consumption feedback, and social learning

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Richard Darton

Professor of Engineering Science

Transport: Car fleet sustainability, health effects of pollution
Economics, Policy & Politics: Defining and measuring energy security
Energy in Developing Countries: Nigerian energy economy
Demand and Efficiency: Heat exchanger networks and pinch analysis
Fossil Fuels: Negative emissions technologies; assessment of geoengineering schemes

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Bill David

Professor of Chemistry

Storage: Hydrogen and ammonia storage with a particular emphasis on lightweight, reversible systems. Modelling ionic diffusion in hydrogen storage systems, batteries and fuel-cell electrodes.
Transport: Hydrogen provision for fuel-cell electric vehicles
Electricity Networks: Chemical storage based on hydrogen

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Ben Davis

Professor in Organic Chemistry

Storage: Synthetic photoproteins, enzymes for shuttle manipulation, use of formic acid as a shuttle.

Martin Davy

Associate Professor

Fossil Fuels: Spark ignition engine combustion, low temperature diesel combustion, natural gas engine combustion, fuel sprays
Demand and Efficiency: Internal combustion engine efficiency
Bioenergy: Alcohol blended fuels, use of syngas in engines.

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Stephen Duncan


Storage: Battery management systems
Electricity Networks:  Battery management systems, monitoring stress on the grid

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Peter Edwards

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Solar: Transparent conducting coatings for solar cells; solar chemical fuels from CO2
Fossil Fuels: Sustainability in the modern petrochemical industry
Bioenergy: Algae jet biofuel
Storage: Hydrogen and ammonia storage materials

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Paul Ewart


Demand and Efficiency: Diagnostics for engine and fuel efficiency
Fossil Fuels: Combustion modelling

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Nick Eyre

Professor of Energy and Climate Policy

Chair, Energy Research Network Steering Group, Oxford Energy

Economics, Policy & Politics: Energy efficiency and demand reduction policy, multi-scalar governance, market based instruments, carbon markets, UK energy policy, community and local projects

Electricity Networks: Energy efficiency obligations and feed-in tariffs, demand response and reduction in capacity markets;

Demand and Efficiency: Energy demand in all sectors, socio-technical approaches; policy interventions.


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Chris Farmer

Research Fellow

Fossil Fuels: Geological modelling, oil reservoir simulation, geostatistics, history matching, and seismic inversion.

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J. Doyne Farmer

Co-Director, Complexity Economics

Economics: Discounting, forecasting technology improvement
Fossil fuels: Historical costs of coal-fired electricity
Nuclear: Pros and cons
Solar: Cost forecasts

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Bassam Fattouh

Director, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Economics, Policy and Politics: Political Economy of Resource Rich Economies; Energy Policy; OPEC Behaviour; Oil Pricing System
Fossil Fuels: Oil and Gas Markets
Energy in developing countries: Energy Poverty; Energy Subsidies

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Stephen Faulkner

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Nuclear: Chemistry of the fuel cycle elements, development of spectroscopic techniques for remote monitoring of speciation and for environmental analysis/remediation and study of minor actinide separation

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Tina Fawcett

Senior Researcher and Acting Deputy Leader, ECI Energy Programme

Economics, Policy & Politics: UK & EU, energy demand, personal carbon trading, equity, fuel poverty
Demand and Efficiency: Households, non-domestic sectors, technology, behaviour

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