Dr Bjorn Sturmberg

PhD (USyd), B.Sci (Adv. Maths.) (Honours) (USyd
ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Dr Bjorn Sturmberg is a Research Leader in the Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program where he is engaged in projects on electric transport, advanced sensors, power system security, energy analytics, policy and regulations, and social acceptance of new energy technology.

He holds a PhD from The University of Sydney for his research on nanostructured solar cells, which earnt him a scholarship from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. He is a former Myer Innovation Fellow and founder of SunTenants, a social enterprise that makes solar work for rental properties, and spearheaded the Stucco Solar + Storage project that transformed an apartment building into a solar and storage powered microgrid.

He is a regular contributor to energy policy discussions in the public press and industry consultations, and is a passionate open-source advocate who has developed multiple software packages that are used internationally.