Dina Subkhankulova is a third year PhD student at the Energy Institute of University College London (UCL). Her research interests include investigating the implications of the decentralisation of energy resources and the new business models these could open up to the energy companies as a result. She studied Physics at Imperial College London, after which she worked for an engineering start-up (Duvas Technologies) and in finance (Credit Suisse).
During her time at UCL she has completed internships at the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). She is currently undergoing an exchange programme at Yale University at the Yale Institute for Network Science (YINS). Dina is passionate about clean technology and spent 2 years as part of the “CleanTech Challenge” committee – a competition run by students at UCL and London Business School aiming to kick-start student-initiated businesses in the domain of clean technology.