Director, Energy Storage Research Program, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Speaker ProfileImre Gyuk directs the energy storage research program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), which funds work on a wide variety of technologies such as advanced batteries, flywheels, supercapacitors, and compressed air energy storage. Applications include seamless continuity of power supply for hightech industry during outages, making renewables dispatchable, and helping to increase the capacity factor and ease congested distribution lines.
Dr. Gyuk has a B.S. from Fordham University, and he did graduate work at Brown University where he was a research assistant to Nobel Laureate Leon Cooper. He has a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Purdue University and became a research associate at Syracuse. Dr. Gyuk has taught Physics, Civil Engineering, and Architecture at the University of Wisconsin and Kuwait University.