has announced its appointment of Dr. Craig Tyner, a 31-year employee of
Sandia National Laboratories, as Senior Vice President of Engineering.
At Sandia, he was manager of the company’s solar and geothermal
research and development programs and in his new role with eSolar will
lead the company’s technology development.
During Dr. Tyner’s 31 years at Sandia, he was program manager for all Sandia activities on the Solar Two Project, including a role as the Department of Energy’s primary advisor. He served in a variety of roles for the International Energy Agency’s SolarPACES solar thermal working group from 1998 to 2004, including a term as Chairman of the Executive Committee from 2002-2004. Dr. Tyner has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois and a B.Sc. from the California Institute of Technology.
By Síle Mc Mahon