Dr Scot Wheeler



MSci, MRes, PhD

Academic Background

MSci - Chemistry with Molecular Physics, Imperial College London, 2008 - 2012 MRes - Plastic Electronic Materials, Imperial College London, 2012 - 2013 PhD - “Bulk and Surface Recombination Limitations to High Voltage Solution Processed Solar Cells”, Department of Physics, Imperial College London, 2013 - 2017

Research: RA in Energy Access, The Grantham Institute, Imperial College London, 2016 – 2017. PDRA in Energy Systems Analysis, Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

Undergraduate Teaching

Tutor in electrical, control and information engineering.

Research Interests

My current research is primarily focussed on the integration of new and existing local renewable energy generation throughout Oxfordshire. I’m interested how increasing levels of distributed renewable generation, particularly solar, is transforming the energy system and how smart technologies can help manage this.  Previously I’ve looked at the role of minigrids for rural electrification in developing countries. My PhD research was focussed on the physics of new solar cell technologies based on solution processed materials, specifically how different charge recombination mechanisms limit performance measured with optoelectronic techniques.


Please visit my Google Scholar page for a list of publications.


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