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.  

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.

Want to learn more about the Scott Institute's upcoming events? See our calendar to view our events and seminars.


Scott Institute & Mitsubishi Hitachu Power Systems Launch Index Measuring Carbon Dioxide Emissions 

The Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Carbon Index will track the environmental performance of U.S. power producers and compare current emissions to historical data collected nationwide for more than two decades. Learn more. 

Meet CMU's Experts

Qian

Sean Qian

Sean's primary research interest is in the planning and operations of transportation infrastructure networks aiming at optimal system performance and efficient energy use.

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Quick

Stephen L. Quick

Quick's research focuses on the respect of design as a civic responsibility, participatory urban design community projects and mixed-use buildings in an urban context, and the role that buildings and communities contribute to creating memorable places and the public realm.

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