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

Jay Whitacre

Jay Whitacre

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy

Director, Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation

When to call:  Whitacre's work includes energy storage, conversion, power grids and electric vehicles.

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CMU's Jay Whitacre discusses the next generation of energy storage technologies being pioneered at CMU.


Jay Whitacre is a professor of Engineering and Public Policy, and Materials Science and Engineering. He discusses his research on energy conversion, large-scale energy storage, power grids, electric vehicles and his spin-off company, Aquion Energy.


Whitacre presented about low cost batteries and if they can help us to use more renewables and build fewer transmission lines at the symposium celebrating the launch of the institute.