Over the coming decades the world must make fundamental transformations in how energy is used and produced. That’s where we come in.
The Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University is focused on:
- Using and delivering the energy we already have far more efficiently
- Expanding the mix of energy sources in a way that is clean, reliable, affordable and sustainable
- Creating innovations in energy technologies, regulations and policies
What makes us different is our ability to seamlessly combine these areas for maximum impact. Learn more about the institute »
CMU Names Cohon New Director of Scott Institute
Carnegie Mellon University has named President Emeritus and University Professor Jared L. Cohon the director of the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation. He will assume the post on July 1.
Scott Institute Video Series Highlights CMU Energy Research
CMU's mascot — the Scottish terrier — is featured alongside energy experts Jeremy Michalek and Jay Whitacre in two new videos from the Scott Institute that highlight the university's pioneering research.Watch Michalek's video »
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Meet CMU's Experts
Sahinidis is a John E. Swearingen Professor of Chemical Engineering. His research concerns optimization of carbon capture models, energy systems models and storage of CO2 in geological formations.Learn about Sahinidis »
Secomandi is an Associate Professor of Operations Management. His research interest centers around commodity and energy merchant operations and industries.Learn about Secomandi »