Carnegie Mellon University

Jeremy J. Michalek

Jeremy J. Michalek

Professor, Engineering and Public Policy
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Director, Carnegie Mellon Vehicle Electrification Group

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Current Positions


  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2005
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon, 1999


Professor Michalek directs the Vehicle Electrification Group, which studies technology, life cycle economic and environmental implications, consumer behavior, and public policy for electric vehicle technologies and other advanced vehicle technologies, including alternative fuels, ridesharing, and vehicle automation.

Professor Michalek has presented policy briefs on Capitol Hill, within the US administration, and in California’s state government, and his work has appeared in media outlets such as the New York Times and the Washington Post. For more information, including videos and podcasts, visit:

Research Interests

Transportation; Energy and Environment; Public Policy; Vehicle Systems; Techno-Economic and Environmental Assessment; Optimization; Choice modeling


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