Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Research Postgraduate







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Elysia is a PhD student in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Centre for Process Systems Engineering. She is supported by the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Partnership (SSCP DTP) at the Grantham Institute of Climate Change and the Environment, funded by NERC.

Elysia’s research focuses on studying the environmental sustainability of global food and dietary patterns using data-driven modelling and optimisation tools.

She completed a M.Eng. degree in Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London in 2018, during which she developed an interest in global challenges and sustainable development.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Lucas E, Guo M, Guillen-Gosalbez G, 2021, Optimising diets to reach absolute planetary environmental sustainability through consumers, Sustainable Production and Consumption, Vol:28, ISSN:2352-5509, Pages:877-892

Lucas E, Galan-Martin A, Pozo C, et al., 2021, Global environmental and nutritional assessment of national food supply patterns: Insights from a data envelopment analysis approach, Science of the Total Environment, Vol:755, ISSN:0048-9697

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