Venkat Viswanathan

Bio: Venkat Viswanathan is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his PhD at Stanford University in 2013 and subsequently spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher at MIT. At Carnegie Mellon, he leads an interdisciplinary group comprising of ~30 researchers working on technologies that can accelerate the transition to sustainable transportation and aviation. He is a recipient of numerous awards including the Office of Naval Resarch (ONR) Young Investigator Award, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Chemistry, National Science Foundation CAREER award and MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Finalist. He has broad expertise in materials related to Li-ion batteries, next-generation technologies such as solid-state batteries, Li-air batteries. He is also an expert on the topic of synergies between autonomous vehicles and electric vehicles. He has been technical consultant for several startups. More details about his research can be found at: http://andrew.cmu.edu/~venkatv/

 
Short Bio: Venkat Viswanathan is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He leads an interdisciplinary group comprising of ~30 researchers working on technologies that can accelerate the transition to sustainable transportation and aviation. He is a recipient of numerous awards including the Office of Naval Resarch (ONR) Young Investigator Award, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Chemistry and National Science Foundation CAREER award. More details about his research can be found at: http://andrew.cmu.edu/~venkatv/
 
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