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Mr. Rajat Gupta


Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Climate Change


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

About my work

Rajat Gupta is Director of the multi-disciplinary Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD) and Low Carbon Building Research Group at Oxford Brookes University (UK), where he also holds professorial chair (level 4) in sustainable architecture and climate change. Rajat’s research areas of expertise in the field of energy are focussed on energy efficiency in buildings (scaling up energy retrofits), energy systems and smart grids (home battery and solar photovoltaics) and integration of renewables in buildings (local energy mapping). As Principal Investigator, he has won over £8.5million in research grants from UK Research Councils, Innovate UK, EU, United Nations and Industry to investigate these subjects.Rajat has been instrumental in developing the World’s first Global Common Carbon Metric (CCM) for UNEP, reviewing methodologies for measuring building energy savings for UNFCCC and conducting research on sustainable social housing for UN-Habitat.

Areas of expertise

Sectors of activity

Buildings and construction, Energy, Scientific Research, Development and Innovation


Asia / Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Middle East, North America