Luciana Miu

PhD candidate
Imperial College London

Luciana Miu has a BSc in Environmental Science and an MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems from the University of Edinburgh. She is currently in the second year of her PhD at Imperial College London, under the Grantham Institute for Climate Change and Environment’s “Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet” Doctoral Training Programme. Luciana’s work focuses on understanding the perceptions of consumers investing in energy-saving technologies, and how altering these perceptions could contribute to greater uptake of measures such as smart heating controls, micro-renewables and building fabric improvements. As part of her PhD, Luciana has worked with organisations such as Engie, the Greater London Authority and the London Legacy Development Corporation, in order to operationalize her research, and works as a District Advisor in the Climate-KIC Smart Sustainable Districts programme.