Jeremy J. Michalek-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Jeremy J. Michalek

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering & Public Policy

5000 Forbes Avenue
Scaife Hall 324
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-268-3765
Fax: 412-268-3348


Jeremy J. Michalek is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the founding director of the Design Decisions Laboratory, founding co-director of the Vehicle Electrification Group and an active member of the Green Design Institute and the Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making. His research focuses on vehicle electrification, energy and environmental policy, green design, systems optimization, and design for market systems.

Jeremy teaches courses in design, product development, techno-economic analysis, and optimization. His research has appeared in the Washington Post, Bloomberg News, CNN Money, U.S. News and World Report, Issues in Science and Technology, and MIT Technology Review, and he has coauthored and presented policy briefs on Capitol Hill. He has earned awards including the ASME Design Automation Committee's Best Paper Award, the International Journal on Research in Marketing's Best Article Award, the George Tallman Ladd Research Award for outstanding research and professional accomplishments, the ASME Design Automation Outstanding Young Investigator Award, and the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Jeremy is involved in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), and the Transportation Research Board (TRB).


B.S. 1999, Carnegie Mellon University

M.S. 2001, Ph.D. 2005, University of Michigan

Selected Publications