Dan O'Sullivan

Dip Arch (Hons) RIAI RIBA

Lecturer, Department of The Built Environment
  • Research Interests
  • Publications
  • Research Supervision

Research Interests

Biomass/biofuels implementation, economics and policy, miscanthus, energy in the Built Environment



Martin W. Leahy, Dan O’Sullivan “Prospects for the Expanded Use of Lignocellulosic and Grass Biomass Fuels in Ireland’s Energy Mix – What Role for Policy?” Journal of Clean Energy Technologies (JOCET, ISSN: 1793-821X) pending
Eric Stilwell, Dan O’Sullivan, “Prospects for expanded utilisation of Miscanthus X Giganteus for non-domestic heat in Ireland”, Biomass and Bioenergy, Elsevier (pending)
Eric Stilwell, Dan O’Sullivan “To develop a framework for the implementation of miscanthus fuelled ESCOs for non-domestic heat in Ireland – State of the Art Report”, The 2nd Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing Conference; 26-29 June 2013, Lisbon, Portugal
E Stilwell, D O’Sullivan, A Read “RES-H in Ireland – Can Miscanthus X Giganteus make a contribution?”, 21st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, “Setting the course for a biobased economy”; 3-7 June 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Martin O’Neill, Dan O’Sullivan “Feasibility Report on biomass-fuelled district heating for local authority housing in Bagenalstown” prepared for Carlow County Council, 2011
Dan O’Sullivan, Thomas Conroy “Framework Study for the Establishment of Miscanthus-Fuelled Heat ESCOs in Ireland”, IT Carlow, December 2010

Research Supervision

Martin Leahy ‘An Investigation of the Economic & Policy Factors affecting Energy Production from Lignocellulosic and Grass Biomass in Ireland as implemented in Agri-Business’ MSc (completed 2016)

Jamie Lacey ‘An Investigation into the Provision of Transitional Shelter as a Response to the Effects of Hydrological Disaster on Informal Urban Settlements’ MSc (completed 2014)

Eric Stilwell ‘Non-Domestic Heat Provision From Solid Biomass In Ireland – An Analysis Based On Miscanthus X Giganteus’ MSc (completed 2014)