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Prof Tadj Oreszczyn
Tadj Oreszczyn
Central House
14 Upper Woburn Place
London
WC1H 0NN
Appointment
  • Professor of Energy and Environment
  • UCL Energy Institute
  • Faculty of the Built Environment
Role
Head of Department
Biography

Tadj Oreszczyn FCIBSE MEI, PhD, CEng is Professor of Energy and Environment and Director of the UCL Energy Institute University College London. Before becoming Professor Tadj was Director of the Energy Design Advice Scheme (EDAS) regional office based at the Bartlett, UCL. Subsequently, Tadj was Head of the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies for 7 years and for 4 years, Vice Dean Research for the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment.

Tadj was invited to; give evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee on Energy Efficiency, co-author a paper for the special issue of the Lancet on Energy and Health and prepared three papers for a State of Science Review for the Office of Science and Innovation. Tadj has provided research support for the development of the English and Welsh Building Regulations. He has presented invited public and academic lectures at the Royal Society and the Royal Institution. Tadj is a member of the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change Scientific Advisory Group and the Scientific Council of the EU Energy Efficient Building (E2B) programme.

Research Summary
Tadj has over 28 years of energy research experience mostly focused around the area of energy and buildings. His first degree was in Applied Physics followed by a PhD in Solar Energy. He was founding Director of the EPSRC Platform funded research group the, Complex Built Environment Systems Group, which is currently focusing its research on the “The Unintended Consequences of Decarbonising the Built Environment”.

Tadj is the founding Director of the UCL Energy Institute a highly multi-disciplinary group of 80 staff and MRes/PhD students. The UCL Energy Institute has the aim of accelerating the transition to a globally sustainable energy system through world-class energy research, education and policy support.

Tadj's current research interests include energy efficiency, indoor air quality and building related health problems. He has been involved in over 160 research publications half during the last 10 years, including papers in the Lancet, Energy Policy, Applied Energy, Energy and Buildings and Medical Entomology.






Teaching Summary

Tadj Oreszczyn teaches on the Environmental Design and Engineering MSc course at the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies and the Masters of Research course in Energy Demand Studies run by the UCL Energy Institute.

Appointments
01-SEP-2008 Director UCL Energy Institute UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2006 – 01-MAR-2010 Vice Dean Research Bartlett UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2002 – 01-OCT-2009 Head of Department Bartlett School of Graduate Studies University College London, United Kingdom
01-OCT-1995 – 01-FEB-2010 Director of Environmental Design and Engineering Bartlett School of Graduate Studies UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-1994 – 01-OCT-2002 Senior Lecturer Bartlett School of Graduate Studies UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-1989 – 01-OCT-1994 Lecturer Bartlett UCL, United Kingdom
01-FEB-1987 – 01-SEP-1989 Senior Research Associate Research in Building Group Polytechnic of Central London, United Kingdom
01-FEB-1986 – 01-FEB-1987 Senior Energy Consultant   The ECD Partnership, United Kingdom
01-OCT-1984 – 01-JAN-1986 Higher Scientific Officer   National Institute of Agriculture Engineering, United Kingdom
Academic Background
1984 PhD Doctor of Philosophy Open University
1979 BSc Bachelor of Science Brunel University
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