Supergen Energy Networks Hub

ECR Committee Members

Shivangi Sharma

Dr. Shivangi Sharma is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow (Knowledge Exchange) with the European Regional Development Fund programme ATETA led by the Birmingham Energy Institute. In this role, she supports the SMEs within the West Midlands region to address technological challenges related to energy use, thereby promoting energy efficiency, competitiveness, and business growth. Her research interests include thermal energy storage, waste heat recover, thermal management of PV systems, industrial decarbonisation, and energy data informatics at local, regional and national levels in the UK.

She obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering, an MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems from the University of Edinburgh, and a PhD degree in Renewable Energy from the University of Exeter with the research in efficiency improvement of solar PV using phase change materials. As a STEM ambassador, and University outreach representative, both at Exeter, and Birmingham, she regularly designs and delivers research based programs for local schools and general public. In recognition of her teaching and mentoring capabilities, she was awarded the Best PhD Demonstrator Award 2018 by the University of Exeter Award.

Her experience includes working with the local authorities, and the not-for-profit sectors; mainly for community energy projects, and energy data analysis for decarbonisation agendas. In over seven years of professional experience, she’s worked for Jaguar Land Rover, Volkswagen group, Tata Consultancy Services etc. Out of her passion for sustainable living, health and wellbeing in the developing world, Shivangi has also volunteered for United Nations funded projects.