Professional Title: Associate Director, CSU Energy Institute
Organization: Colorado State University
Sessions: Session 10
Jeff Muhs is currently the Associate Director of the Colorado State University (CSU) Energy Institute and is responsible for new research programs and academic initiatives for the $24M research organization housing over 225 affiliated faculty from across all eight CSU colleges and a plethora of academic disciplines. Prior to joining CSU, Jeff has 30 years of combined experience as an R&D consultant, business development director at WiTricity Corporation, Vice President of the USU Research Foundation, principal investigator and group leader at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and as a policy advisor in the United States Senate. Mr. Muhs has secured and managed over $100M in R&D contracts, holds over a dozen U.S. patents and successfully took two of his inventions from concept-to-commercialization. Jeff won a prestigious R&D 100 Award in 2006, was named ORNL’s 1997 Engineer/Scientist of the Year and Science Communicator of the year in 2004.