Month: February 2014

Director of the Energy Futures Lab

Professor Tim Green, Professor of Electrical Power Engineering, has accepted appointment as Director of the Energy Futures Lab (EFL) with effect from 1 February 2014.  He has succeeded Professor Nigel Brandon OBE FREng, who led the EFL since its formation in 2005.

Tim Green joined the College as a lecturer in 1994 from Heriot-Watt University.   He became Professor of Electrical Power Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2005, and has held the positions of Director of Undergraduate Studies and Deputy Head of Department. His research focuses on formulating the future structure of the UK’s electricity network, in order to support the incorporation of sources of low carbon energy. He leads the HubNet Supergen consortium of eight UK universities, which coordinates research on low carbon energy networks, and is the Network Champion for Research Councils UK.

Tube strikes on 4-7 February and 11-14 February

Two 48-hour tube strike are planned from the evening of Tuesday 4 February until the morning of Friday 7 February and from the evening of Tuesday 11 February until the morning of Friday 14 February.

The Transport for London website lists details of transport options during the strikes.

Advice for staff is available on the HR website. Any updates will be posted to the College’s alerts page.