National Centre for Energy Systems Integration

Our Team

CESI Staff

Director

Professor Sara Walker
Professor of Energy

Email:
Telephone: 0191 208 7261

Associate Directors

Professor Chris Dent
University of Edinburgh

Professor Jon Gluyas
Durham University

Jon Gluyas

Email: j.g.gluyas@durham.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42302

Co-Investigators

Professor Phil Blythe
Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems, Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, Vice President IET and former Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Transport (2015-2021)

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7935

Dr Sasa Djokic
University of Edinburgh

Professor Damian Giaouris
Chair of Control of Energy Systems

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 2812

Dr Andreas Grothey
University of Edinburgh

Dr David Jenkins
Heriot-Watt University

Dr Aristides Kiprakis
University of Edinburgh

Professor Ken McKinnon
University of Edinburgh

Dr Haris Patsios
Reader in Smart Energy Systems

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7326

Dr Andrew Peacock
Heriot-Watt University

Dr Gareth Powells
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 6361

Dr Valentin Robu
Heriot-Watt University

Dr Jonathan Swingler
Heriot-Watt University

Dr Harry Van der Weijde
University of Edinburgh

Professor Paul Watson
Director of the Digital Institute, Professor of Computer Science

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4148

Dr Kevin Wilson
Senior Lecturer in Statistics

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7311

Researchers

Dr Adib Allahham
Senior Research Associate

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Claire Copeland
University of Sussex

Dr Hailiang Du
Durham University

Dr David Greenwood
NU Academic Track Fellow (NUAcT)

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 20 84460

Dr Hamid Hosseini
Research Associate

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Dr Akhil Joseph
Research Associate

Dr Peter McCallum
Researcher, Heriot-Watt University

Dr Myriam Neaimeh
Senior Researcher in Vehicle Grid Integration

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Telephone: 44 (0)191 208 4903

Professor Edward Owens
Heriot-Watt University

Dr Zoya Pourmirza
Senior Research Associate

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Dr James Robertson
University of Edinburgh

Dr Mohammad Royapoor
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3623

Dr Nabila Rufa'I
Research Associate

Dr Wei Sun
University of Edinburgh

Wenshuo Tang
Researcher, Heriot-Watt University

Dr Vahid Vahidinasab
Senior Lecturer in Electrical (Power) Engineering || Nottingham Trent University

Telephone: +44 (0) 115 8484 511

Dr Neal Wade
Senior Lecturer in Power Systems

Email:
Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 3005

Robin Wardle
Research Assistant

Dr Amy Wilson
University of Edinburgh

Dr Mansoureh Zangiabadi
Research Associate/ MSc Project Supervisor

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PhD Students

Ali El Hadi Berjawi
PhD Student, Newcastle University

Duo Fang
PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Rodrigo Garcia Nava
PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Chaudhry Jibran Javaid (Jibran)
PhD Student, Newcastle University

Desen Kirli
PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Zihao Li
PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Zihao Li

Stalin Muñoz Vaca
PhD Student, Newcastle University

Mingyue Wei
PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Jingjie Yang
PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Natalia-Maria Zografou-Barredo
PhD Student, Newcastle University

Mingzhe Zou
PhD Student, University of Edinburgh

Professional Services

Lindsey Allen
Research Project Coordinator

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4900

Justina Heslop
Newcastle University Academic Track Fellowship Scheme (NUAcT) Manager

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Kate Kelly
Research Project Coordinator

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Rhiannon Lamb
Research Project Administrator

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Technical Services

Martin Feeney
Energy Systems Expertise Technician

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