AEG works at the intersection of energy and climate change. We hope to revolutionize the Caribbean region by introducing renewable energy policies, technologies and initiatives that will dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of the region. The heartbeat of our business is our partnerships. We form strategic partnerships with energy companies that design and install solar systems, study environmental impacts and help assist in policies for renewable energy and climate change.
Dr. Wayne Archibald
Founder and Principal
Dr. Wayne Archibald is the founder and owner of Archibald Energy Group, LLC. He was born and raised on the island of St. Kitts. He has worked as an Assistant Professor of Chemical and Physical Sciences in the College of Science and Math at the University of the Virgin Islands and is the founding director of the Caribbean Green Technology Center. His focus was in the areas of energy policy, training and workforce development, research and community outreach. He has led many energy policy workshops for the USVI legislature, served at the NABCEP director for training and teaching entry-level solar courses, conducted many workshops in the areas of sustainability (energy, climate change) for students and secondary school teachers. He was and still is also very active in areas of innovation and entrepreneurship. For the past 3 years, Dr. Archibald has teamed up with the Epicenter that enabled students to participate in the University Innovation Fellows program which allowed UVI students to participate in hackathons and workshops at Google, Microsoft and Facebook.
During his undergraduate studies, he obtained his B.S. in Chemistry and A.S. in Physics (with honors) from the University of the Virgin Islands (1997) as a Minority Access to Research Careers (M.A.R.C) fellow. His graduate studies were completed at Carnegie Mellon University where he completed his M.S. and Ph.D. in Material Science and Engineering in 1999 and 2004 respectively. During this time, he worked at I.B.M, T.J. Watson Research Center working on characterization of materials for advanced interconnect structures. Prior to returning to UVI, Dr. Archibald worked in the semiconductor industry at Texas Instruments and Maxim Integrated Products as a Product Development Engineer between 2005 and 2009.