Marc's research aims to quantify and reduce environmental impacts from transport using a range of emissions measurement and modelling tools. Examples of recent research projects include: quantifying real-world vehicle emissions; using real-world vehicle emissions data to improve emissions models; evaluating economic and environmental benefits of Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) for road freight; quantifying aircraft emissions at airports; and improving global estimates of aviation black carbon emissions and their impacts.
Marc is a member of the LoCITY ‘Policy, Procurement, Planning and Practice’ working group and the EQUA Air Quality Index Advisory Board. Prior to joining Imperial, Marc was a research associate in the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight and Energy Efficient Cities Initiative at the University of Cambridge, where he also completed his PhD.
Research on real-time vehicle emissions featured on BBC Click.
Research Areas and oppoRtunities
More information is available at the Transport & Environment Laboratory website.
PhD opportunities (ongoing)
Marc is interested in taking PhD students and in the areas of:
- Development of accurate vehicle emissions models
- Emissions (gaseous and particle) measurements
- Modelling and measurement of urban air quality
- Aircraft emissions and their impact on climate and air quality
- Development of sensors and instrumentation
Please check the 'Research' tab for current funded research opportunities.
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