Dr. Anthony Ku is the Director of Advanced Technologies at the National Institute of Clean and low-carbon Energy (NICE), the research division of Shenhua Group. In this role, he is responsible for R&D addressing Shenhua’s strategic challenges related to carbon management and air pollution, operational efficiency, and long-term sustainability. He is currently developing partnerships to accelerate the commercialization of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) technologies in China, and building a team to apply data science to reduce emissions from power generation.
Prior to joining Shenhua, Dr. Ku was a Senior Engineer at GE Global Research where he led advanced materials development projects in support of GE’s Water, Energy, Aviation, and Healthcare businesses, and coordinated GE’s corporate-level assessments to identify and address supply chain exposure to critical materials. He is also a founding editor of Sustainable Materials and Technologies, a technical journal focused on reducing the knowledge gap between materials development and system-level engineering design. Dr. Ku holds a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from Princeton University and M.S. and B.S. degrees in chemical engineering from MIT.