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Alicia Leonard DPhil Student

Alycia Leonard

DPhil Student


Alycia Leonard is a Clarendon scholar studying for a DPhil in Engineering Science. She researches the geospatial design of energy access systems for rural and remote developing areas as part of the Energy and Power Group (EPG) under the supervision of Professor Malcolm McCulloch.

Prior to Oxford, Alycia completed a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She has experience working in power utilities, NGOs, and social enterprises in Canada and Ghana. Outside of her research, Alycia is a member of the Oxford Blues basketball team and is actively involved in the Hertford College MCR.

Research Interests

  • Geospatial design of energy access systems
  • Application of machine learning in electrical topology design for developing regions
  • Sustainable rural and remote electrification strategies

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