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Dr Rachel Freeman
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Appointment
  • Senior Research Fellow in Energy Transitions
  • Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources
  • Faculty of the Built Environment
Biography

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 worked in software engineering, and as a consultant to utilities and regulators in energy demand management and energy resource planning. Her speciality is in applying systems thinking and systems modelling methods to a range of sustainability issues - focusing on the complexity of the economic, engineering, and political/behavioural issues important to the process of decarbonisation.   

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Research Summary

Dr Rachel Freeman is a Senior 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's research covers a range of topics related to sustainability including waste prevention, resource efficiency, energy and carbon management in buildings and transport, energy demand response, re-distributed manufacturing, smart meters, and the relationships between natural capital and the rebound effect. She is on the editorial board of Scientific Reports journal.

Teaching Summary

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. 

Academic Background
2015   Doctor of Engineering University of Bristol
2002   Master of Science University of Reading
1984   Bachelor of Science Bedford College
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