CEI Graduate Fellows

CEI Graduate Fellows

The goal of the CEI Graduate Fellowship Program is simple: to catalyze growth in solar energy, storage, and grid systems research at UW by expanding the pool of seed ideas and talent going into energy research in Washington state. In order to do so, we seek to attract the highest caliber students and postdocs, and to encourage them to apply their talents to tackle the clean energy challenge by providing them the funding and flexibility necessary to explore the most exciting new research directions.

The CEI funds graduate fellows from departments across the UW, including Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Physics. Follow the links below to learn more about Graduate Fellows and their research.

CEI Graduate Fellows 2016

CEI Graduate Fellows 2015

CEI Graduate Fellows 2014

The Washington Research Foundation has provided a six-year gift of $6.74 million to support nine new faculty hires, six postdoctoral researchers and the creation of a new experimental manufacturing facility on campus that will help move discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace. This investment in the CEI is truly transformational.”
– Daniel Schwartz, CEI Director
“Providing clean energy to the inhabitants of our planet is a major challenge to future generations. The University of Washington is to be congratulated for establishing an Institute where faculty and students can work together to tackle the difficult global challenge of energy sustainability.”
– Mildred Dresselhaus, Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering, Emerita and Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“Energy competition is opening up in a variety of ways, the push for carbon control will continue, and the rate of technology advancement is exponential. All the things I’ve seen at the CEI are just perfect for the way we see things going in energy. You guys are at the cutting edge. We’re counting on you.”
– Ronald Litzinger, President, Edison Energy
Since its founding the Clean Energy Institute has contributed more than $1.1 million toward the education of 66 STEM scholars and recruitment of 12 students through our fellowship programs.