UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources

Dr Daniel Scamman

Dr Daniel Scamman

Senior Research Associate

Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources

Faculty of the Built Environment

Joined UCL
1st Jan 2016

Research summary

  • Working in low-carbon R&D since 2001
  • Techno-economic modelling of utility-scale energy storage using UK TIMES Model
  • Roles and opportunities for hydrogen in transport, heat, industry, power-to-gas, storage, grid-balancing and off-grid applications.
  • Energy system modelling, particularly renewables / storage / demand integration
  • Least-cost decarbonisation of heat and transport systems.

Teaching summary


  • First degree in mechanical engineering (Cambridge University)
  • Mechanical engineer at Corus R,D & T (Middlesbrough)
  • EngD in redox flow battery design for utility-scale energy storage (Manchester University)
  • Systems engineer at CMR Fuel Cells (direct methanol fuel cell developer)
  • Senior energy systems analyst at ITM Power (electrolyser developer)
  • Senior Research Associate at UCL since January 2016.
  • Chartered member of IMechE