Brian Ó Gallachóir

Title: Principal Investigator
Role: Principal/Funded Investigator
Location: University College Cork
Phone: +353 (0)21 490 3037


Brian Ó Gallachóir is Professor of Energy Policy and Modelling in University College Cork’s Environmental Research Institute and Director of the MEngSc Programme in Sustainable Energy in UCC’s School of Engineering. He is also Chair of the Executive Committee for IEA’s Energy Technology Systems Analysis Programme (IEA-ETSAP). Brian’s research focus is on building and using integrated energy systems models to inform energy and climate change mitigation policy. He has published extensively with a h-index of 24 and an i10-index of 54. Brian is Co-Principal Investigator in the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy, one of twelve national Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) centres in Ireland. He is also a member of Ireland’s Gas Innovation Group and is Vice-Chair of Energy Cork, an industry-driven cluster pursuing coordinated actions to strengthen enterprise and employment within the energy sector in the Cork region. Brian and his family live in Cork City and are actively engaged in social justice and community development.

Further Information

Further Information can be found on Dr. Brian’s UCC Research Profile

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