National Centre for Energy Systems Integration

Staff Profile

Professor Gareth Harrison
Gareth Harrison

Gareth is Director of Research in the School of Engineering and currently holds the Bert Whittington Chair, both at the University of Edinburgh.   His research focuses on renewable energy integration within smart energy grids, with emphasis on the application of meteorological modelling and optimisation methods. He was PI of the Adaptation and Resilience in Energy Systems project and Co-I on several consortia including RESTLESS and HYVE which employ whole systems modelling.

Gareth works on a number of CESI work packages:

  • WP2          Energy Supply
  • WP3          Infrastructure & Storage
  • WP6          Multi-scale Architectures, Planning & Operation (WP Lead)
  • WP7          Impact, Engagement & Management