Carnegie Mellon University

Jay Apt

Jay Apt

Professor of Technology, Tepper School of Business and Engineering and Public Policy, Director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center

Bio

  • Professor, Tepper School of Business, Co-Director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010-
  • Affiliated Professor in Engineering & Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010-
  • Distinguished Service Professor in Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2000-2010
  • Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer, iNetworks, LLC Venture Capital , 2000-2003
  • Director, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 1997-2000
  • Astronaut (Four Space Shuttle missions. Two missions involved partnerships with Japan and Russia; one involved two spacewalks), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1985-1997
  • Chief of Mission Support Branch, 1995-1996
  • Flight Controller, Mission Control center, 1982-1985
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, Science Manager of Optical Facilities, Table Mountain Observatory, Group Leader, Optical Astronomy Group, Planetary scientist in Earth and Space Sciences Division, California Institute of Technology, 1980-1982
  • Assistant Director, Division of Applied Sciences, Founding Director, Planetary Imaging computer center, Harvard University, 1978-1980
  • Staff, Center for Earth and Planetary Physics, 1976-1980
  • Post-doctoral fellow in laser spectroscopy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976