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Dr Masaō Ashtine

Research Member of Common Room

PDRA Local Energy Systems (OeRC)

Department of Engineering Science

Dr Masaō Ashtine completed his doctorate in 2016 at the University of Cambridge, where he researched climate change implications for the UK’s wind energy sector. This followed 6 years at York University in Toronto, Canada, where he gained his Undergraduate and Master’s Degrees in Environmental Sciences and Climate Modelling respectively. After his PhD, he worked with the renewables company, 3E, in Brussels as a data scientist intern for the optimisation of wind power models across Europe.

Masaō has recently completed a Lectureship at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica where he was the research lead for the Alternative Energy Group at the Department of Physics. He has now joined the OERC team, working with Professor David Wallom as a postdoctoral researcher for Project LEO. Masaō is also the Co-Founder of the Journal of Caribbean Environmental Sciences and Renewable Energy (CESaRE)