Aldo Steinfeld

Prof. Aldo SteinfeldScientific Advisor

Scientific Advisor

Aldo Steinfeld  (PhD University of Minnesota, 1989) is Full Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering at ETH Zurich. He holds the Chair of Renewable Energy Carriers ( From 1995-2014, he directed the Solar Technology Laboratory at the Paul Scherrer Institute. Prof. Steinfeld served as the Editor-in-Chief of the ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering (2005-2009), co-Editor of the CRC Handbook of Hydrogen Energy (2014), and is currently serving in several editorial boards. He has authored over 340 research articles in refereed scientific journals and filed 29 patents. His contributions to science and education have been recognized with the ASME Rice Award (2006), the Yellott Award (2008), the European Research Council Advanced Grant (2012), the ISES Farrington Daniels Award (2013), the ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award (2013), and the ASME Kreith Energy Award (2016). Prof. Steinfeld is member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences.