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Professor Hongjian SunPrincipal Investigator

Professor (Chair) in Smart Grid, Department of Engineering

Head of Durham Smart Grid Laboratory

Durham University 


Professor Ashraf Osman

Professor in Sustainable Geo-Infrastructure

Durham University

Research: Ensuring resilience and sustainability of geo-infrastructure.


Dr Behzad Kazemtabrizi

Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering

Durham University

Research: Power systems modelling, control, and optimisation


Dr Hailiang Du

Associate Professor in Statistics 

Durham University

Research: Machine learning, uncertainty quantification, and weather & climate modelling


Professor Sarah Xiao

Professor in Marketing & Programme Director

Durham University

Research: Consumer psychology, behaviour analysis, and decision-making


Dr Anish Jindal

Assistant Professor of Computer Science 

Durham University

Research: Cyber-physical systems, data analytics, and artificial intelligence


Dr Gagangeet Singh Aujla

Assistant Professor of Computer Science 

Durham University

Research: Machine learning, deep learning, sustainable computing, and smart grid. 


Dr Mahmoud Shahbazi

Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering 

Durham University

Research: Resilient power converters, fault-tolerant control, modelling, and optimisation of power systems. 


Dr Peter Matthews

Associate Professor in Engineering Analytics 

Durham University

Research: Machine learning, and data mining.

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Prof Aristides Kiprakis

Professor of Agile Energy Systems

Director of Internationalisation

University of Edinburgh


Professor Sotirios Tsaftaris

Chair in Machine Learning and Computer Vision

Canon Medical/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Healthcare AI

Turing Fellow

ELLIS Fellow

School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh

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Dr Desen Kirli

Elizabeth Georgeson Research Fellow

Research: Data and Digitalisation for Net Zero, Data-driven Energy Systems Modelling, Smart Local Energy Systems

University of Edinburgh

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Dr Asaad Faramarzi

Associate Professor in Civil Engineering 

Head of Civil Engineering

Research: Machine learning in geotechnical infrastructure

University of Birmingham


Professor Nicole Metje

Professor of Infrastructure Monitoring

Director of the National Buried Infrastructure Facility

Head of Enterprise, Engagement & Impact, School of Engineering

University of Birmingham

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Dr Jing Jiang

Associate Professor 

Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Research: data-driven energy scheduling, consumer-centric decarbonisation, AI and digital twin technologies in smart grids

Northumbria University

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Dr Md Apel Mahmud

Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering

Research: Resiliency of power grids, power system dynamics, and nonlinear control

Northumbria University

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