UCL Energy Institute

Dr Despina Manouseli

Dr Despina Manouseli

Lecturer (Teaching) in Energy Demand

Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Feb 2018

Research summary

My research is currently focusing on the following areas:

  • Energy Performance Gap and Performance Ratings in Buildings (with the Smart Energy Research Lab)
  • Energy Flexibility in Buildings
  • Decolonisation of our Teaching Curriculum

Teaching summary

I lead one core module on Energy Analytics in the Built Environment and two modules (one core, one optional) on Statistics and data analytics in two MSc programmes (Energy Systems and Data Analytics MSc and Smart Energy and the Built Environment MSc)


I am a Lecturer (Teaching) at the Energy Institute, Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources and the Deputy Director for the MSc Smart Energy and the Built Environment (SEBE). 

I earned an MEng in Civil Engineering and an MSc in Water Resources Management from the University of Thessaly in Greece. I earned a PhD in Residential Water Efficiency from the Water Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) - Loughborough University in 2017 and held a Research Fellow position at the University of Southampton for a year until 2018. I joined UCL in 2018.