Dr. Donald Aitken
has been a Research Physicist at Stanford University in California, founder and Chairman of the Department of Environmental Studies at San Jose State University in California, Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Energy Western Regional Solar Energy Center, and Senior Staff Scientist for Renewable Energy Policy and Economics with the 100,000 member Union of Concerned Scientists.
Dr. Aitken has twice served as President of the American Solar Energy Society, and was Vice President of the International Solar Energy Society. Dr. Aitken has received many awards for his lifetime service to solar energy and for his building designs. Dr. Aitken now lives with his wife and business partner, Barbara Harwood, in Ajijic, Mexico. In 2007 he and his wife created the first all-solar home in the Lake Chapala Area. There are now 400. Donald Aitken Associates