Werner WEISS is a mechanical engineer and director of AEE – Institute for Sustainable Technologies (AEE INTEC) in Austria. He was chairman of the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme of the International Energy Agency (IEA) from June 2010 to May 2014. Furthermore he is board member of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling. He has been project coordinator of more than 50 national, European and international solar thermal energy projects.
His main research activities are on solar combi-systems and solar heat for industrial processes.
Since 2007 he is lecturer at Vienna University of Technology and faculty member of the continuing education centre.
Werner Weiss also has 20 years of experience with a number of training and capacity building projects in Africa, South and Central America and other developing countries.