UCL Energy Institute

Dr Aidan O'Sullivan

Dr Aidan O'Sullivan

Associate Professor

Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
21st Sep 2015

Research summary


Aidan O'Sullivan is Associate Professor at the UCL Energy Institute, University College London, where he leads the Energy and Artificial Intelligence Lab and is founding course director for the Energy Systems and Data Analytics MSc. Prior to joining UCL he was awarded a PhD from the department of Mathematics Imperial College London in 2013 for his thesis on Bayesian statistics. He subsequently joined MIT as a postdoc in the Intelligent Transport Systems group. He was awarded a Turing Fellowship in 2018 and is a fellow of the Alan Turing Institute the UK's leading centre for AI and Data Science Research. 

His research interests lie in the application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to problems in the energy sector, with a particular focus on projects related to decarbonisation. Examples include the use of AI to improve the scheduling and coordination of generation, predictive maintenance of renewable generation assets, cybersecurity of the national grid and analysis of customer smart meter data.