A vast experience in solar thermal energy systems
Werner Platzer is Director of the Solar Thermal and Optics Division at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems and a Lecturer at the University of Freiburg. He has carried out material and component research for solar thermal energy systems and experimental testing and modelling of heat transfer and optical systems for solar systems.
Platzer participates actively in a number of standardization committees, namely IEC TC 117, DKE K374 of which he is Vice-chair on solar thermal power plants and VDI 3988 on solar process heat.
He is the author of more than 200 articles, conference contributions and book chapters on the subject.