Dr Rachel Freeman
Research Fellow in Energy Transitions
Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources
Faculty of the Built Environment
- Joined UCL
- 10th Dec 2018
Dr Rachel Freeman is a Research Fellow at UCL's Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, in the Energy Systems group. Rachel works on socio-technical energy transition modelling that will support the UK's transition to a low-carbon economy.
Rachel Freeman has given lectures and tutorials at the postgraduate and undergraduate levels in the following subjects: systems thinking methods for managers, system dynamics modelling, discrete event modelling, low-carbon transport and buildings, climate change mitigation.
- University of Bristol
- EngD, Systems Engineering | 2015
- University of Reading
- MSc, Renewable Energy | 2002
- Bedford College
- BSc, Mathematics | 1984
Rachel Freeman has a BSc. in Mathematics, a MSc. in renewable energy and the environment, and a doctorate in systems engineering from the University of Bristol. Before starting her doctorate she worked as a software engineering, and then as a consultant providing technical evaluation services and research to support energy planning. Her speciality is in applying systems thinking and systems modelling methods to a range of sustainability issues - focusing on the complexity of the economic, engineering, and political/behavioural issues important to the process of decarbonisation. Dr Freeman is a member of the policy council of the UK Chapter of the System Dynamics society.