UCL Energy Institute

Dr Kathryn B Janda

Dr Kathryn B Janda

Principal Research Fellow in Organisations and Non-Domestic Buildings

Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Apr 2017


University of California - Berkeley
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 1998
University of California - Berkeley
Other higher degree, Master of Science | 1993


Dr Kathryn Janda is a Principal Research Fellow in Organisations and Non-Domestic Buildings at the Energy Institute, University College London.  Katy investigates energy demand from a socio-technical perspective, focusing on technological innovation, organisational decision-making, and energy policy. She is Co-I on iNUMBER, an India-UK project focused on helping cities reduce their energy demand and improve their electricity and water services. She has led research on energy management in the retail sector, data use and ownership patterns in the commercial real estate industry, and multiple benefits of energy efficiency. She has held positions at the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (California); the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Washington D.C.); and Oberlin College (Ohio). Her work has been supported by the UK Research Councils, the Newton Fund, the Indian Department of Science and Technology, Electricité de France, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and the World Bank.  She has served as an advisor to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the US Department of Energy. She has university degrees in electrical engineering, English literature, and energy and resources.