Andrej Lenert is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan. His interests lie at the intersection of heat and mass transfer, optics, and nanomaterials. He completed his PhD at MIT in 2014, under the supervision of Evelyn Wang. He was then a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan, working with the Nanoscale Transport Lab and the Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials. In 2016, he was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list in Science for his contributions to the field of thermophotovoltaics (TPVs). This work on TPVs was also cited as one of the “10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2017” by the MIT Tech Review. Andrej also received the MIT Energy Initiative Fellowship, the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, the Martin Family Fellowship for Sustainability, and was a session organizer at the 2017 National Academies of Sciences, Medicine and Engineering US-Arab Frontiers Symposium.
University of Michigan