Conjoint Professor Peter Droege

Conjoint Professor

School of Architecture and Built Environment

Career Summary

Biography

Professor Peter Droege is an internationally active expert in urban design, regenerative regional development, and in urban integrated renewable energy transition strategies. He is General Chairman, World Council for Renewable Energy and President of Eurosolar, Europe’s largest independent renewable energy association. He served on the Selection Committee of Masdar's Zayed Future Energy Prize since its inception, the Steering Committee of the Urban Climate Change Research Network; the World Future Council; the United Nations Habitat’s Global Research Network; and is a senior advisor to the Beijing Institute for City Planning and Design. A recipient of the European Solar Prize, Professor Droege has been an executive adviser to many public and private institutions on renewable and sustainable urban development. He developed the National and NSW Urban Design Chapters of the Planning Institute of Australia, and served as inaugural president for both chapters. His academic background includes the Technical University of Munich, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (School of Architecture and Planning), Tokyo University (Endowed Chair Program, Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology) and the University of Sydney (Lend Lease Chair). Chair of Sustainable Spatial Development at the University of Liechtenstein, he proudly serves as a Conjoint Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Newcastle, Australia.

Research Expertise
- Architecture and the built environment - Urban design 



Keywords

  • Architecture
  • Renewable Energy
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Revolution

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
090499 Chemical Engineering not elsewhere classified 30
090699 Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified 35
120599 Urban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classified 35

Professional Experience

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
Steering Committee Member Urban Climate Change Research Network Columbia University
United States
Chair - The World Council for Renewable Energy The World Council for Renewable Energy
Australia
Corporate Member - Planning Institute of Australia Planning Institute of Australia
Australia

Awards

Recognition

Year Award
2007 EUROSOLAR Award - Category
The European Association for Renewable Energy
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (5 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Droege P, Climate Design: Design and Planning for the Age of Climate Change, Oro Editions, Reyes Station, CA, 223 (2010) [A3]
2009 Droege P, 100% Renewable: Energy Autonomy in Action, Earthscan, London, 326 (2009) [A3]
2008 Droege P, Urban Energy Transition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Power, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 655 (2008) [A3]
2006 Droege P, Renewable City: A Comprehensive Guide to an Urban Revolution, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 309 (2006) [A1]
1997 Droege P, Intelligent environments: spatial aspects of the information revolution, Elsevier, Oxford, United Kingdom, 727 (1997) [A1]
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Chapter (4 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Droege P, 'Principles, concepts, and visions', Climate Design: Design and Planning for the Age of Climate Change, Oro Editions, Reyes Station, CA 16-25 (2010) [B2]
2009 Droege P, '100% renewable energy: The essential target', 100% Renewable: Energy Autonomy in Action, Earthscan, Oxford, United Kingdom 1-48 (2009) [B1]
2009 Droege P, 'Better place', 100% Renewable: Energy Autonomy in Action, Earthscan, Oxford, United Kingdom 225-228 (2009) [B1]
DOI 10.4324/9781849774345
2008 Droege P, 'Urban energy transition: An introduction', Urban Energy Transition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Power, Elsevier, Amsterdam 1-14 (2008) [B1]
Citations Scopus - 1
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Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2004 Droege P, 'Urban design in Australia', Australian Planner, 41 20-21 (2004) [C2]
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Conjoint Professor Peter Droege

Position

Conjoint Professor
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details

Email peter.droege@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5771
Fax (02) 4921 7408

Office

Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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