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 spent many years as a consultant, providing technical evaluation services and research to support forward planning, working for large and small organisations, both public and private. Her speciality is in applying systems thinking methods and systems modelling to a range of sustainability issues - focusing on the complexity of the economic, engineering, and 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.