We would especially like to acknowledge individuals who have contributed in some way to STG's work, from on-the-ground time in Lesotho to technology development in the US to business concept development around the globe.
Graduate Student Interns - Technology Development
Remi Dickes, an M.Sc. student at U. Liege, is currently working on scroll expander prototyping during a 6-month internship at MIT. Bertrand Dechesne (M.Sc. '12, U. Liege) contributed significantly to model and CAD design to support scroll expander design, following up on the initial work of Christian Muller and Alex Fanderl (M.Sc. '11, Technicial University of Munich).
Undergraduate Students - Technology Development (USA)
Through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program and through a number of International Development and Public Service programs at MIT, STG has worked with a number of exceptional undergraduate students over the past 7 years. We would especially like to acknowledge Headley Jacobus, Toni Ferreira, Alex Hornstein, Cynthia Lin, Adam Love, Peter Lu, Ricardo Ramos, Rebecca Jackson, and Zara L'Heureux.
Laurent Branthome - Visualization & Mechanical Engineering (Enertime, France)
As part of an STG project funded by Enertime during 2011-12, Laurent contributed many hours to development of a CAD model for custom scroll expander components and assemblies.
Lucas Altic - Process Engineering Consulting (USA)
In 2011 Lucas contributed many volunteer hours to develop the process and instrumentation documentation for STG's standard 3kWe solar ORC configuration.
Jeff Harris - Electrical Consulting (USA)
In July 2011 Jeff contributed his time and services as an electrician support the installation of the ORC control room at the Eckerd College solar ORC testing facility.
Bjorn Vangelsten and Amsale Temesgen - Consulting (Nor-Dev, Norway)
Bjorn and Amsale spent several weeks in Lesotho in late 2010 contributing to construction of the solar ORC for Matjotjo clinic and development of strategic action plans for STG for its future organizational growth.
Chris Morse - Business Development (USA)
From 2008-2009 Chris contributed his time and services as a serial entreprenuer to help grow STG's marketing and financial strategy.
Teresa Chia - Business Development (USA)
In 2009 as an MBA student at Harvard Teresa made valuable contributions to our strategy and value proposition.
Nick Brumleve - Business Development (USA)
Nick spent two weeks in Lesotho in August 2008 with the rest of the team, attending meetings with potential customers, users, and supporters of STG's technology in Lesotho to help with development of our market studies and business plans for target countries. Nick received a B.S. in Finance and Operations & Strategic Management from Boston College (2001).