Nagore Sabio

Nagore is a Chemical Engineer with a PhD based on the development of optimisation frameworks that can simultaneously optimise economic and life cycle environmental impacts of existing and novel manufacturing technologies, plants, enterprises and whole energy value chains in the field of process systems engineering. During her PhD studies she had the opportunity to work with the AGA Life Cycle Analysis team in University Rovira I Virgili in several European projects and she also worked at the Catalan Institute for Energy Research, Bioenergy and Biofuels division, setting up facilities that could lab and pilot test novel energy technologies such as biomass and waste gasification and pyrolysis systems or algae bioenergy photo-biorreactors.

She first visited the UK during her PhD studies with a Spanish Ministry Grant for Students in Doctoral Programs with Honors that allowed her to work as part of the team of Imperial College London's Centre for Process Systems Engineering (CPSE) under Nilay Shah’s supervision. That door turned out to open a new pathway that started in 2012 joining the UCL Energy Institute Energy Systems modelling team, where she worked as a postdoc for 4 years in a multidisciplinary team of researchers from many different backgrounds, including physics, economics and social sciences and interfacing with UK, EU and International policy makers developing energy systems models and giving technical advice on policy frameworks to support innovation.

She came in contact with her current employer during her PhD studies, on a collaboration between her university and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company , a project she worked for half or her PhD studies with two research visits to the company in Annandale, NJ, where she is currently based. In the meantime Nagore was Lecturer/Assistant Professor at the University of Surrey before deciding to join the vibrant ExxonMobil Research and Engineering team in Annandale, NJ, where she works these days applying all her background to support and advance the conception, development and scale-up of new technologies that will shape the future of our energy system.

Nagore Sabio