Jeremy J. Michalek is a Professor of Engineering and Public Policy and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He directs the Vehicle Electrification Group and the Design Decisions Laboratory and serves as an active member of the Green Design Institute, the Electricity Industry Center and the Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making. His research focuses on technical, economic, environmental, and policy dimensions of energy and transportation systems as well as systems optimization and consumer choice modeling.
Jeremy earned his B.S. from Carnegie Mellon (1999) and his M.S. (2001) and Ph.D. (2005) from the University of Michigan in Mechanical Engineering. He worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan before beginning his current faculty position at Carnegie Mellon.
Jeremy teaches courses in design, product development, techno-economic analysis, entrepreneurship, and optimization. His research has been featured in outlets such as the New York Times and the Washington Post, 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) of the National Academies.