Dr Olivier Dessens
Senior Research Associate
Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources
Faculty of the Built Environment
- Joined UCL
- 1st May 2011
Olivier Dessens joined the UCL Energy Institute / ISR team in May 2011. His expertise lies in the fields of atmospheric and climate modelling with strong skills in anthropogenic/biogenic emissions and their effects on the atmosphere. At UCL he contributes to the support of the Integrated Assessment Modelling PAGE09 (ISR) and the global energy systems integrated assessment model TIAM-UCL (Energy Institute) with focus on the climate module.
Olivier is the UCL PI for HELIX (http://helixclimate.eu/home), a 4 years FP7 project started in 11/2013 to explore consequences and responses to the challenge of high-end global warming.
Olivier is also involved in the H2020 RIPPLES and Grantham Foundation "food security" projects.
At the UCL Energy Institute Olivier is giving seminars (climate change, integrated assessment modelling) and supervising dissertation and PhD students.
Olivier was previously employed at
the Centre for Atmospheric Science,