Dr David Wyatt is a Technology Analyst at IDTechEx working primarily in the electric vehicles group. Prior to joining IDTechEx David was a Postgraduate Research Associate in the Transitional Energy Strategies Team based in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. His research at Cambridge investigated the technical and financial challenges of bus fleet electrification and examined the development of autonomous shuttle services.
David has an integrated PhD and MSc from the Doctoral Training Centre in Low Carbon Technologies at the University of Leeds, which was supervised out of the Institute for Transport Studies and School of Chemical and Process Engineering. His doctoral research focused on the simulation of on-road vehicle exhaust emissions through the development of a coupled traffic simulation and instantaneous emission model. Aspects of this work have been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and he has presented this research at a several international transport and air pollution conferences. He holds an MSc in Climate Change from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia and a BSc in Business Mathematics and Statistics from the London School of Economics.
Outside of academia, David worked in Deutsche Bank London's Commodities Operations Group as a Position Control Specialist, reconciling the exchange traded positions of Deutsche Bank's Oil, Gas, and Power desks across the various international commodities exchanges.