Professor Tony Roskilly
Chair - Energy Systems, Durham University
Professor Tony Roskilly is Chair of Energy Systems at Durham University and has 30 years of experience in the design, control, and operational optimisation of energy systems. He is a Director of Durham Energy Institute (DEI), leading on Industrial and Internationalisation Strategy, and is the UK lead for the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Joint Programmes for Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes (EEIP) and Energy Systems Integration (ESI), and the Academic Lead for the Teesside Industrial Cluster. Professor Roskilly is the Principal Investigator (PI) for the EPSRC funded Network+ on hydrogen fuelled transportation, and joint PI for the Research England funded project, Growing Teesside’s Hydrogen Economy and Catalysing a Just Transition to Net Zero. Professor Roskilly leads a large net-zero research group at Durham University with on-going research in many energy systems areas which include: high efficiency, fuel flexible (hydrogen & biofuels) CHP systems; novel oxygen-hydrogen closed power cycles; electrolyser and fuel cell system design; alternative hydrogen carriers and liquid fuels; integrated hydrogen fuelled energy hubs for heating, cooling and transport networks; and energy system modelling and planning tools for net-zero industrial clusters.