Professor Cary L. Pint, Ph.D.
Professor Cary L. Pint is an expert in energy materials and technology, nanomaterials, sustainability and CO2 conversion, and manufacturing. He joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University where he has been on the faculty since July 2012. After defending his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Rice in 2010, he carried out a brief postdoctoral appointment at UC Berkeley and subsequently worked as a Research Scientist at Intel Labs focused on energy storage technology until joining Vanderbilt as a faculty member. Cary has published ~ 115 peer reviewed journal articles in top journals such as Nature Materials, Nature Communications, Nano Letters, and ACS Nano, holds 13 granted patents, with numerous pending patent applications and additional conference papers. Cary is an Associate Editor at Energy Storage Materials – the highest impact journal devoted to this dynamic research area. Cary is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of SkyNano LLC, a company spun off from his laboratory that boasts the only economically sound technology pathway to address climate change. Cary was an inspirational figure to the development of GridSpan Energy, a company commercializing a revolutionary mobile energy transmission platform, and maintains a position on the advisory board. Cary has been recognized as one of Forbes Magazine “top 30 under 30” disrupters in Science and Innovation (2012), is a recipient of the ORAU Ralph E. Powe Award (2012), was named as a Kavli Frontiers Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (2013), and was recognized by the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) as one of the “top 20 under 40” talent in academia (2014).
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