EPP Faculty :: Jeremy J. Michalek
Jeremy J. MichalekDepartment of Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Scaife Hall 324
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 268-3765
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering / Engineering and Public Policy
Vehicle Systems and Vehicle Electrification, Techno-Economic and Environmental Assessment, Energy and Green Design, Choice Models, Optimization
- Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2005
- M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon, 1999
Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Mechanical Engineering (July 2010 - present)
Engineering and Public Policy (July 2011 - present)
Engineering and Public Policy, affiliated (July 2010 - June 2011)
Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Mechanical Engineering (July 2005 - June 2010)
Engineering and Public Policy, affiliated (June 2007 - June 2010)
Director, Carnegie Mellon Design Decisions Laboratory (July 2005 - present)
Director, Carnegie Mellon Vehicle Electrification Group (2012 - present)
Co-Director, Carnegie Mellon Vehicle Electrification Group (Jan 2009 - 2012)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Jan 2005 - June 2005)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Jeremy directs the Vehicle Electrification Group, which studies vehicle and battery systems, life cycle implications, and public policy. Jeremy also directs the Design Decision Laboratory, which studies the preferences and economics that drive design tradeoff decisions as well as the impact of those decisions on public and private stakeholders. Jeremy is a member of the Green Design Institute and the Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making.
Jeremy has delivered policy briefs on Capitol Hill, and his work has appeared in media outlets such as the New York Times and the Washington Post. For more information, see http://www.cmu.edu/me/ddl/jmichalek/
- Michalek, J.J., M. Chester, P. Jaramillo, C. Samaras, C.-S. Shiau, and L. Lave (2011) "Valuation of plug-in vehicle life cycle air emissions and oil displacement benefits," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v108 n40 p16554-16558.
- Shiau, C.-S., C. Samaras, R. Hauffe and J.J. Michalek (2009) “Impact of battery weight and charging patterns on the economic and environmental benefits of plug-in hybrid vehicles,” Energy Policy v37 p2653-2663.
- Shiau, C.-S. and J.J. Michalek (2008) "Should designers worry about market systems?" ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, v131 011011 p1-9.