Carnegie Mellon University

Research & Innovation

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

Scott Institute Research Focus Areas

1. Future Energy Technologies

2. Resource Efficiency, Policy and Analysis

3. High-Tech Energy and Computational Solutions

Innovative Energy Technologies

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

Learn more about our energy startups 


Research Centers

research center

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

Seed Grants


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


Visiting Faculty Fellows


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