Honorary Associate, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney

Dr Gordon Weiss is an Honorary Associate with the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Sydney University.

Gordon’s expertise lies in energy and carbon policy development, renewable energy technologies and energy management. As a Principal Consultant at Energetics, he has worked in the carbon and energy management area for more than 15 years. He has worked with the Australian Federal Government as well as state governments on the development of energy and greenhouse gas programs and policies. His work has included the modelling and design of several state based energy efficiency schemes, and development of methodologies for the Government’s Emissions Reduction Fund.

Gordon provides technical assessments of a variety of clean energy technologies including large scale solar PV, bioenergy and geothermal energy. He has forecasted the uptake of solar PV by the business sector in Australia out to 2030, and has advised on regulations for large battery storage technologies in residential developments. Most recently his work to determine the impact of a national energy productivity target on Australia’s emissions forecast through to 2030.

Gordon has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers. He chaired the Steering Group for the Warren Centre’s Industrial Energy Efficiency Project and is on the panel for the Standards Australia EM001 Energy Auditing Technical Panel.

Experience

  • –present
    Honorary Associate, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney

Education

  • 1982 
    University of Sydney, Ph.D., Chemical Engineering