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

Jeremy Michalek

Jeremy J. Michalek

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering and Public Policy

Director, Design Decisions Laboratory

Director, Vehicle Electrification Group 

When to call: Michalek's research focuses on vehicle electrification, techno-economic and environmental systems assessment, green design, energy and environmental policy, systems optimization and design for market systems.

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Electric vehicles have the potential to reduce air emissions while improving energy security and offering economic benefits, but they can only make an impact if people adopt them. Professor Jeremy Michalek discusses studies by the Vehicle Electrification Group to understand and characterize some of the key patterns that affect adoption rates.

Electrified vehicles have the potential to improve energy security, air quality, climate change and economics, which are key priorities in the U.S. Professor Jeremy Michalek discusses the benefits and costs of electric vehicles toward these goals.

Mechanical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy's Jeremy Michalek discusses several aspects of vehicle electrification: technology, life cycle, consumer behavior and public policy.

CMU's Jeremy Michalek explores the question of hybrid and plug-in cars' impact on the environment.

Jeremy Michalek is an associate professor in Engineering and Public Policy and Mechanical Engineering and director of the the Vehicle Electrification Group at Carnegie Mellon University. He discusses his research on U.S. policies surrounding electric vehicles.

Jeremy Michalek is one of the many faculty experts at Carnegie Mellon University contributing to the work of the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation. Michalek, an associate professor in Engineering and Public Policy and Mechanical Engineering, discusses whether U.S. federal policies are targeting the right plug-in vehicles.