Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Over the coming decades the world must make fundamental transformations in how energy is used and produced. That’s where we come in.

The Scott Institute for Energy Innovation works through the academic units of Carnegie Mellon University to find solutions for the nation's and the world's energy challenges including pathways to a low carbon future, smart grid, new materials for energy, shale gas, and building energy efficiency through research, education, and policymaker and public communication.

Congratulations to the Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize Award Winners

  • 1st - $50K: DR-Advisor (University of Pennsylvania)
  • 2nd - $15K: Manta Biofuels (University of Maryland)
  • 2nd - $15K: Waven (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • 3rd - $5K: Saloleum (Chatham University)
  • 3rd - $5K+$5K Fan Favorite: WindiGo Turbines (Drexel University)

    Learn more about the competition >>

Interested in becoming a Faculty Affiliate or applying for a Seed Grant? Carnegie Mellon faculty can learn more about the benefits of working with the Scott Institute.


Carnegie Mellon Energy Week | March 14 - 18, 2016

Carnegie Mellon’s Scott Institute for Energy Innovation welcomed members of the public, students, industry, non-governmental organizations, and foundations to the inaugural Energy Week, March 14-18 on campus in Pittsburgh, Pa. Learn more at www.cmuenergyweek.org.

Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize Collegiate Competition 

Presented as a part of Energy Week, the Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize Collegiate Competition focused on energy innovation in the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Maryland. Sponsored by the Department of Energy, the competition gave a $50,000 first prize to the winner, DR-Advisor. Learn more from the Department of Energy or at cleantechprize.org.

Meet CMU's Experts

Orcun Karabasoglu

Orkun Karabasoglu

Karabasoglu's research interests are optimal design and control problems of electrified vehicles, smart-grid, and energy storage systems. More information on Karabasoglu.

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Athanasios Karamalidis

Athanasios Karamalidis

Ishihara specializes in electric power systems optimization, energy storage and smart grids.

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