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Dr Stephanie Gauthier

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Energy demand;
  • Built environment;
  • Behaviour change;

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

Connect with Stephanie

Profile photo 
Upload your profile photo in Subscribe (opens in a new tab). Your profile photo in Pure is not linked to your public staff profile. Choose a clear, recent headshot where you are easily recognisable. Your image should be at least 340 by 395 pixels. 

To change your name or prefix title contact Ask HR (opens in new tab)  If you want to update an academic title you'll need to provide evidence e.g. a PhD certificate. The way your name is displayed is automatic and cannot be changed. You can also update your post-nominal letters in Subscribe (opens in a new tab).

Job title 
Raise a request through ServiceNow (opens in a new tab) to change your job title (40 characters maximum) unless you're on the ERE career pathway. If you're on the ERE path you can not change your main job title, but you can request other minor updates through Ask HR (opens in new tab). If you have more than one post only your main job title will display here, but you can add further posts or roles in other sections of your profile.

Research interests (for researchers only) 
Add up to 5 research interests. The first 3 will appear in your staff profile next to your name. The full list will appear on your research page. Keep these brief and focus on the keywords people may use when searching for your work. Use a different line for each one.

In Pure (opens in a new tab), select ‘Edit profile’. Under the heading 'Curriculum and research description', select 'Add profile information'. In the dropdown menu, select 'Research interests: use separate lines'.

Contact details 
Add or update your email address, telephone number and postal address in Subscribe (opens in a new tab). Use your University email address for your primary email. 

You can link to your Google Scholar, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts through Pure (opens in a new tab). Select ‘Edit profile’.  In the 'Links' section, use the 'Add link' button. 

Create or connect your ORCID ID in Pure (opens in a new tab). Select ‘Edit profile’ and then 'Create or Connect your ORCID ID'.

Accepting PhD applicants (for researchers only) 
Choose to show whether you’re currently accepting PhD applicants or not in Pure (opens in a new tab). Select ‘Edit profile’. In the 'Portal details' section, select 'Yes' or 'No' to indicate your choice. 


Stephanie Gauthier is an Associate Professor in Energy and Buildings within the Energy and Climate Change Group and the Director of Recruitment to the School of Engineering at the University of Southampton.

She has been an academic at Southampton since 2015. Having graduated in Architecture from the University of Paris Val de Seine, she completed her MSc in Environmental Design and Engineering and her PhD in Energy and the Built Environment at University College London. Having completed her PGCert in Academic Practice at the University of Southampton, she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Her research focuses on energy demand in buildings, specifically occupants’ behaviours and thermal comfort. Her research projects include infrastructure systems and health, social care interventions, flexible demand-side management trials, low carbon technologies uptake in UK homes, trials of technologies in district heating networks. Currently, she is a co-I on several funded projects, including the EPSRC funded LATENT project.

She coordinates recruitment and leads the Sustainable Energy and Buildings theme of the UKRI AI Centre for Doctoral Training in AI for Sustainability. This CDT trains 70 PhD students in the application of AI to improve the environment.

She teaches Building Physics and Statistics on MSc courses; and is a Design Tutor on Civil Engineering Undergraduate courses.

You can update this in Pure (opens in a new tab). Select ‘Edit profile’. Under the heading and then ‘Curriculum and research description’, select ‘Add profile information’. In the dropdown menu, select - ‘About’.

Write about yourself in the third person. Aim for 100 to 150 words covering the main points about who you are and what you currently do. Clear, simple language is best. You can include specialist or technical terms.

You’ll be able to add details about your research, publications, career and academic history to other sections of your staff profile.