Dr. Imre Gyuk
After taking a B.S. from Fordham University, Dr. Gyuk did graduate work at Brown University on Superconductivity. Having received a Ph.D. 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. Dr. Gyuk became an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at Kuwait University where he became interested in issues of sustainability.Dr. Gyuk joined the Department of Energy to manage the Thermal and Physical Storage program. For the past decade he has directed the Electrical Energy Storage research program in the Office of Electricity which develops a wide portfolio of storage technologies for a broad spectrum of applications. As part of the program he also supervises the $185M ARRA stimulus funding for Grid Scale Energy Storage Demonstrations. He is internationally recognized as an expert on storage technology.