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Chuck Kutscher

Center Director, Buildings and Thermal Systems | 303-384-7521

Dr. Kutscher has led research in solar heating and cooling, building energy efficiency, solar industrial process heat, geothermal power, and concentrating solar power. He is an American Solar Energy Society (ASES) Fellow and served as the ASES Chair in 2000–2001. He is editor of the 200-page ASES report, Tackling Climate Change in the U.S., which details how energy efficiency and six renewable energy technologies can greatly reduce U.S. carbon emissions by 2030. He has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado Boulder and the Colorado School of Mines.


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder

M.S. Nuclear Engineering, University of Illinois

B.S. Physics, State University of New York at Albany