Dr Jesus Lizana

Senior Research Associate

Dr Jesus Lizana is a Senior Research Associate in the Energy and Power Group at the Department of Engineering Science, with a unique experience profile in architecture and engineering. His research focuses on the cross-disciplinary challenges to support the transition towards low carbon climate-responsive buildings.

Dr Lizana earned his PhD in low-carbon buildings at the University of Seville in Spain, after completing a BSc in Architecture and MSc in Building Engineering. He is the recipient of prestigious and extensive research fellowships and projects, which allowed him to consolidate his postdoctoral research career through a “Juan de la Cierva” Fellowship at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA) at The University of Oxford; and address research stays at The University of Edinburgh, The Technical University of Munich and The University of Lisbon. Alongside his research career, it stands out his transfer capacity and industrial innovation, with participation in 5 research projects funded by companies, and consultancy work in the United Kingdom, India, Spain, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia.

At Oxford, Lizana supports the interdisciplinary research in the Future of Cooling Programme of the Oxford Martin School. Previous works have focused on urban overheating, sustainable cooling, climate change modelling, advanced building simulation, thermal energy storage, energy flexibility, low-carbon energy technologies, indoor air quality, and advanced construction systems.