The faculty of the CUNY Energy Institute is a group of innovative, world-class scientists and teachers, each of whom brings a special focus to the Institute’s drive to discover new and better ways to produce, store and use the world’s energy resources.

Headquartered at the City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, the CUNY Energy Institute is led by a core faculty of professors in the school’s Department of Chemical Engineering. Additionally, as part of a CUNY-wide initiative to promote energy research, the Institute’s Affiliated Faculty includes top researchers from several other CUNY campuses, including Hunter College, Brooklyn College and Queens College.

To view each faculty’s bio, please click on his or her name.

Core Faculty

Sanjoy Banerjee   (212) 650-5728 The City College of New York Director and Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering
Marco J. Castaldi   (212) 650-6679 The City College of New York Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Serdar Erturan   The City College of New York Visiting Scholar, Mechanical Engineering
Masahiro Kawaji   (212) 650-8584 The City College of New York Associate Director and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
TaeHun Lee   (212) 650-6122 The City College of New York Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Robert J. Messinger   (212) 650-8204 The City College of New York Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
Stephen O’Brien   (212) 650-8371 The City College of New York Professor of Chemistry
Vincent Pauchard   (212) 650-8345 The City College of New York Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

Affiliate Faculty

Teresa J. Bandosz   (212) 650-6017 The City College of New York Chemistry
Alexander Couzis   (212) 650-6701 The City College of New York Chemical Engineering
Steve Greenbaum   (212) 772-4973 Hunter College Physics
Mark N. Kobrak   (718) 951-5758 Brooklyn College Theoretical Physical Chemistry
Ilona Kretzschmar   (212) 650-6769 The City College of New York Chemical Engineering
Hiroshi Matsui   (212) 650-3918 Hunter College Chemistry, Biochemistry
Michael V. Mirkin   (718) 997-4111 Queens College Chemistry
Raymond Tu   (212) 650-7031 The City College of New York Chemical Engineering

Executive Staff

Joshua Gallaway   (212) 650-5063 The City College of New York Battery Projects
Mercy Irizarry   (212) 650-8149 The City College of New York Financial Officer
Damon Turney   (212) 650-5470 The City College of New York Biofuel Projects