Peter Berrill

PhD student in Industrial Ecology


BE Energy Systems Engineering
MSc Industrial Ecology



Peter completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Energy Systems Engineering in NUI Galway in 2013 before continuing to the Netherlands, Japan and Norway on an Erasmus Mundus funded MSc in Industrial Ecology. After graduating in 2015 he spent time working as a researcher at the Industrial Ecology group at NTNU, Norway. 

He studies life cycle impacts of energy production and use at macro and meso levels. Previous research includes scenario analysis of electricity systems for Europe (, and district energy supply system anaylsis of polygeneration alternatives (



Current research includes LCA of cogeneration in energy microgrids, treatment of consumption of captial in Input-Output frameworks, and strategies to reduce material, energy, and GHG impacts from the residential sector in the US.