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Dr Ellen Webborn

Dr Ellen Webborn

Research Associate in Data Science & End Use Energy Demand

Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
22nd Jan 2018

Research summary

Ellen is a Research Associate at the UCL Energy Institute working across multiple projects. Her current focus is on the design and analysis of smart meter trials. She is funded by the Smart Energy Research Lab (SERL) project, that will provide vital smart meter and contextual data from thousands of households in GB to researchers for approved research projects. The portal will transform GB energy research through the long-term provision of high quality, high-resolution energy data that will support the development of a reliable evidence base for intervention, observational and longitudinal studies across the socio-technical spectrum.

Her previous research focused on the use of thermostatically-controlled loads, such as fridges, for power system frequency control.

Education

University of Warwick
PhD, Mathematics and Complexity Science | 2018

Biography


  • Jan 2018 - present: Research Associate at UCL Energy Institute
  • 2012 - 2017: PhD in Mathematics and Complexity Science from the University of Warwick on The dynamics of thermostatically controlled loads for power system frequency control
  • 2014 - 2016: Power Systems Engineer at National Grid (part-time alongside PhD)
  • 2011 - 2012: MSc in Complexity Science, University of Warwick
  • 2007 - 2011: BSc in Mathematics with Intercalated Year, University of Warwick


Publications