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Marcelle is a Professor of Energy and Environmental Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and is a Director Sustainable Energy Systems Research Centre. She has a particular interest in enabling colleagues to work across industry, academia and policy to increase sustainability and reduce life cycle impacts for products and systems. 

Research interests

Marcelle's current research interests include investigating the life cycle environmental impact of various products and systems, primarily related to renewable systems, materials and energy. Detailed assessment of the environmental impact of these systems is required in order to ensure we are making the best, most effective use of the resources we have.

Specifically, she is interested in the use of Life Cycle Assessment to determine the impact of various energy generating systems, the production and use of bioenergy, decarbonisation, carbon capture and the production of renewable materials. 

Marcelle is involved with a number of research consortia, which effectively enable her to pursue her research interests.

Above all, he work looks to identify issues and opportunities to create low carbon and sustainable futures. 


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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