Imperial College London

Dr Marc Stettler

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Senior Lecturer



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Dr Marc Stettler is Senior Lecturer in Transport and the Environment in the Centre for Transport Studies at Imperial College London where he leads the Transport & Environment Laboratory (@TransEnvLab_IC). He joined Imperial as a Lecturer in 2015.

Marc completed his PhD on the impacts of aviation emissions at the University of Cambridge in 2013. He has an MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development from Cambridge, and a BSc in Natural Sciences from the University of Durham.

Marc's research focuses on evaluating and reducing the effect of transport activity on climate change and air pollution, with particular attention to understanding sources of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and pollutant emissions, especially nanoparticles. He leads a broad portfolio of research projects undertaken by his group spanning across transport modes from road to aviation.

He contributed to the UK Government Office for Science Future of Mobility project and he chairs the Scientific Advisory Committee of the AIR, which aims to make vehicle emissions data more transparent. He is involved in the development of emissions measurement standards and was Project Leader in the development of a CEN Workshop Agreement CWA 17379:2019 for guidelines on compiling comparable real-world vehicle emissions data and is a member of the SAE E-31 committee on aircraft engine emissions measurement.

Marc is the Imperial lead for the EPSRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol Science, which brings together 7 UK universities and industrial and public-sector partners in the areas of healthcare, material science, energy and transport, environment, consumer products and agrochemicals.

He was awarded the the President's Award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher at Imperial College London in 2018, and the Outstanding PhD Dissertation prize from the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge in 2014.

More information on research areas is available at the Transport & Environment Laboratory website.


Opportunities and openings in my group are generally posted on our Twitter page @TransEnvLab_IC.

PhD project opportunities in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol Science will be posted on the central CDT website. These will typically be advertised in early November with assessment taking place in late January. 


Exposure to pollution in cars
Sky News, June 2019

Reaching melting point - the importance of 1.5°C
Advanced Propulsion Centre Future of Technology Series, November 2018

Tracking automobile emissions in real time 
World Economic Forum, September 2018



Brito TLF, Islam T, Stettler M, et al., 2019, Transitions between technological generations of alternative fuel vehicles in Brazil, Energy Policy, Vol:134, ISSN:0301-4215, Pages:110915-110915

Woodward H, Stettler M, Pavlidis D, et al., 2019, A large eddy simulation of the dispersion of traffic emissions by moving vehicles at an intersection, Atmospheric Environment, Vol:215, ISSN:1352-2310, Pages:1-16

Yang L, Zhang L, Stettler MEJ, et al., 2019, Supporting an integrated transportation infrastructure and public space design: A coupled simulation method for evaluating traffic pollution and microclimate, Sustainable Cities and Society, ISSN:2210-6707

Grylls T, Le Cornec CMA, Salizzoni P, et al., Evaluation of an operational air quality model using large-eddy simulation, Atmospheric Environment: X, Vol:3, ISSN:2590-1621

Teoh R, Stettler MEJ, Majumdar A, et al., 2019, A methodology to relate black carbon particle number and mass emissions, Journal of Aerosol Science, Vol:132, ISSN:0021-8502, Pages:44-59

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