Wesley Stein | AIChE

Wesley Stein

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Canberra (CSIRO)

Wes Stein is a Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO. He has been active in CSP research for over 25 years and was instrumental in establishing the National Solar Energy Centre at CSIRO, including building Australia's first solar tower. He is also a Chief Technologist for the Australian Solar Thermal Research Institute where he leads the development of strategies and technologies for the next generation of CSP. Prior to CSIRO, he worked in the power industry for 20 years in power station operation and design, as well as investigating and developing new energy technologies for utilities. Wes represents Australia on the International Energy Agency's Solar PACES Executive Committee, the predominant CSP international body.