Research Experience

Present – Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Renewable Energy and Carbon Removal, University of Hull (U.K.)

2020-2022 – Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania (U.S.)

2019-2020 – Research Fellow, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (U.S.)

2017-2019 – Research Fellow, Heriot-Watt University (U.K.)

2015-2017 – Research Fellow, Newcastle University (U.K.)

Teaching Experience

Present – Course Leader, Low Carbon Energy Solutions

Present – Course Leader, Research Issues in Environmental Management and Renewable Energy

Present – Lecturer, Principles of Renewable Energy

2018-2019 – Adjunct Professor, Process Modelling: Computational Simulation and Control w/MATLAB, Heriot-Watt University

2015-2016 – Adjunct Professor, Environmental Engineering, Newcastle University

Awards and Scholarship

Winner of the IET innovation awards – Transport category, 2019

Highly commended in the IET innovation awards – Sustainability and Environmental impact Category, 2019

Runner-up, IChemE global awards – Research category, 2019

Runner-up, British Airways (BA) Flight: 2119 ‘jet fuels of the future’ competition (£5,000), 2019

CO2Chem travel bursary: 17th ICCDU 2019 conference (£750), 2019

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK Enhanced training grant: sustainable transport research (£4,500), 2009

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK – Data science for intelligent transport scholarship (£45,500), 2009


Associate Editor – Frontiers in Climate Change: Negative Emission Technologies

Reviewer – Environmental Science and Technology, Catalysis Today, Science of the Total Environment, Environmental Modeling and Software, Frontiers in Climate – Negative Emissions Technologies, Transportation Research: Part A, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transport Systems, Transport Reviews, Sustainability, Geosciences


2013 – Ph.D, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

2009 – M.Sc, (Distinction), IT Management – Sunderland University, UK

2007 – B.Sc, (Hons), Computer science – Sunderland University, UK

Professional Affiliations

MBCS – Member of the British Computer Society

MIET – Member of the Institute for Engineering and Technology

AMEI – Associate Member of the Energy Institute


2003 – National Health Service (NHS), UK

Carer for people with learning disabilities/head injuries during a tall ships race aboard Cutty Sark sailing vessel Hartlepool Renaissance (Latvia to Germany, 2nd leg)