Mr Fabian Andres Fuentes Gonzalez




1.205 Fleeming Jenkin

Engineering Discipline: 

  • General Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Energy Systems

Research Theme: 

  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Energy Policy, Economics and Innovation


I am undertaking a PhD in Engineering under the joint supervision of Dr Enzo Sauma (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) and Dr Harry van der Weijde (The University of Edinburgh).

My current research (doctoral thesis) focuses on the economic incentives behind the development and deployment of community energy projects. This involves applying concepts/tools of industrial organization and game theory, applied microeconomics, mathematical programming, and financial economics.

My fields of interest include energy and electricity markets, renewable energy, nuclear power, sustainable development, and management applied to sustainable businesses.

I previously worked for the financial services industry for almost 9 years.

Academic Qualifications: 

PhD in Engineering (ongoing) - The University of Edinburgh & Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Master in Energy Engineering - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) - Universidad Alberto Hurtado.