Greg McNamara


Dr Greg McNamara is an Assistant Professor in Sustainable Engineering and Energy Systems in the  School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Dublin City University.  As one of only a very few established LCA practitioners in Ireland, he is, and has been involved in a wide variety of engineering-based research projects.  Dr McNamara is currently working on the H2020 NewSkin project on advancing the industrial uptake of advanced surface nano-technologies.  The focus of Dr McNamara’s early research was water and wastewater treatment system technologies;  specifically, the environmental and economic impacts of treatment systems.  Recent projects of note include the EU H2020 Saltgae Solution project (2016 – 2019); a system  to treat saline wastewater from the food and beverage industry with  microalgae.  Prior to this, Dr. McNamara  has worked on a variety of EPA funded water and wastewater treatment projects.

Research Expertise

Energy systems are central to Dr. McNamara’s current research and teaching, which includes renewable energy systems, energy storage, and the water energy  nexus.