Craig Turchi | AIChE

Craig Turchi

Acting Manager, Thermal Energy Science & Technologies Group
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Dr. Turchi has been investigating solar thermal and geothermal technologies at NREL for the past twelve years, where he currently leads NREL’s Thermal Energy Science & Technologies Group and assists with the development and assessment of heat-transfer fluids, thermal-storage concepts, and advanced power systems. He was responsible for development of several of the Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) technology metrics associated with the DOE’s SunShot Initiative to drive down the cost of solar energy and has championed the development of supercritical-CO2 power systems for CSP applications.