Dr Imre Gyuk

Dr Imre Gyuk,
Energy Storage Program
U.S. Department of Energy

Energy Storage Program Director, U.S. Department of Energy After taking a B.S. from Fordham University, Imre Gyuk did graduate work at Brown University on Superconductivity. Having received a PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics from Purdue University, he became a Research Associate at Syracuse. As an Assistant Professor, he taught Physics, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Architecture at the University of Wisconsin. Imre became an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at Kuwait University where he became interested in issues of sustainability. Imre joined the Department of Energy to manage the Thermal and Physical Storage program. For the past 12 years, he has directed the Electrical Energy Storage research program in the Office of Electricity, developing a wide portfolio of storage technologies for a broad spectrum of applications. He supervised the $185M ARRA stimulus funding for Grid Scale Energy Storage Demonstrations and is now partnering with the States on storage projects for grid resilience. His work has led to 9 R&D 100 awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award. He is internationally recognized as a leader in the energy storage field.