Research programme

Energy Supply

Nazmiye Ozkan


Nazmiye's main research interests include energy systems analysis; integration of environment, economy and energy models; social construction of smart grids across space and time as well as its implications for policy. With a background in urban and regional planning, she is interested in understanding the interactions between social, economic, environmental and technological systems, from household up to network and city level.

Nazmiye is the Course Tutor for MSc Economics of Natural Resource and Environmental Management.

Nazmiye worked on various projects funded by the UK Government, UK research councils and the EU FP7 programmes. She acted as a peer reviewer for the assessment of various energy models for the EU, New Zealand Government and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She was on secondment to DECC in 2011 to work on the quantitative analysis of different scenarios for The Carbon Plan: Delivering our Low Carbon Future.

She was awarded a UK Energy Research Centre-funded grant on ‘Scenarios for the development of smart grids in the UK. She led another project on consumer perceptions and preferences towards smart homes in a comparative study across the UK, Germany and Italy, funded by E.ON International Research Initiative.