Robert Lowe is a physicist with a broad specialism in the field of buildings, energy and sustainability. He is specifically interested in the role that research plays in the transformation of building energy performance.
He joined UCL as Professor of Energy and Building Science in 2006. Three years later, Robert established the UCL Energy Institute with Prof Tadj Oreszczyn, and now serves as Deputy Director.
Since 2008 he has also been Director of the London-Loughborough Doctoral Research Centre in Energy Demand. Robert’s is an expert in building physics, energy systems, energy economics and innovation in the construction industry.
Among his other projects, he is a co-investigator on UCL-Energy’s Centre for Energy Epidemiology, one of six EPSRC-funded Energy End-use Demand Centres. As well as being a Non-Executive Governing Board member for the BBA, he also sits on the Advisory Council of National Energy Foundation (NEF) and chairs the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) Scientific Integrity Group.