Carnegie Mellon University

Research & Innovation

The Scott Instiute supports CMU strategic energy research and innovation through faculty funding, strategic partnerships and investments.

Seed Grants


Seed funding is available to support faculty research in areas such as energy sources, production, efficiency, and more.


Fellowships and Grant Matching Program

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The Scott Institute is pleased to offer President’s Energy Fellowships to PhD students, to be awarded as matching support to external research proposals related to energy.  

Energy Innovations

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The Scott Institute is proud to partner with various organizations on CMU's campus to help advance energy innovation.

Research Centers

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The Scott Institute engages with many energy-related centers throughout Carnegie Mellon.

Visiting Faculty Fellows

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The Visiting Faculty Fellows Program provides support for senior visitors from academia, industry or government for 1-2 semesters. Read about our latest faculty fellow, Junho Song. Questions? Contact Andrew Gellman.

SHINES Project


The CMU Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar Photovoltaic (SHINES) project aims to develop and demonstrate an integrated photovoltaic and energy storage solution that is scalable, secure, reliable and cost-effective.