Brian Ó Gallachóir is Professor of Energy Engineering in University College Cork’s School of Engineering. He is Director of SFI’s MaREI Centre, an energy and marine-based research, development and innovation hub based in Ireland. Brian is also the elected Chair of the Executive Committee for IEA’s Technology Collaboration Programme on energy systems modelling (IEA-ETSAP). His research focus is on building and using integrated energy systems models to inform energy and climate change mitigation policy. Brian is a member of Ireland’s Gas Innovation Group and the Steering Group of Energy Cork, an industry-driven cluster pursuing coordinated actions to strengthen enterprise and employment within the energy sector in the Cork region. Brian has a PhD in Ocean Wave Energy and a BSc in Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics.
Chair of Energy, University College Cork