UCL Energy Institute



Our students and staff have a genuine passion for energy research, cutting carbon emissions and reducing energy demand.

We’re proud of our community of multidisciplinary researchers, students and support staff that fosters innovative and dynamic approaches to energy issues. We promote diversity and equality of opportunity, and nurture an environment where people of all backgrounds feel valued and respected. Our team is made up of more than 70 researchers and support staff, and over 60 PhD and MRes students. Affiliate members are spread across more than 20 departments at UCL.


Catalina Spataru
Director, UCL Energy Institute
Professor in Global Energy and Resources
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Steve Pye
Deputy Director, UCL Energy Institute
Associate Professor in Energy Systems
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Academic, research and honorary

UCL Energy Institute staff group photo, 2018

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MPhil/PhD Candidates

Students discussing their projects at a table

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Professional Services

UCL Energy Institute is part of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER). BSEER’s four institutes share a central professional services team who oversee research, teaching, communications and operations.

Catherine Bridge
Institute Administrator
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Faculty Communications Team
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See the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources' management and administration