Lecturer in Energy, Glasgow Caledonian University
George is a Lecturer and Researcher in the School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University. His teaching and research interests include Renewable Energy, Conventional Energy Sources, Energy in Buildings, Energy Sustainability, Life Cycle Analysis, Energy Systems and the Environment, Quantitative Research Methods.
He teaches at various levels ranging from undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and ProfDoc students and his background is in Physics, Renewable Energy Technology with a PhD in Solar Energy. He is leading the Power and Renewable Energy Systems group and currently supervises 4 PhD and 1 ProfDoc student. He is a fellow of the higher education academy (FHEA), is involved in various public outreach events such as the Glasgow Science Festival, SmartSTEM, Primary Engineer and Explorathon and is also a science communicator with the STEM ambassador programme and an e-mentor for high school pupils.
Jul 22, 2020 12:24 pm UTC| Science
One of the first things I teach students is the difference between energy and electricity. Electricity is a particular form of energy, but often the two words are used interchangeably. Britain recently celebrated its...