Shannon Yee, PhD

2008 Hertz Fellow
Shannon Yee
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Shannon Yee is an associate professor in mechanical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

He was named a U.S. DOE Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Fellow and helped start the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy (ARPA-E) as the first ARPA-E Fellow. Shannon was also one of six Hertz Fellows to receive a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and participate in the foundation’s “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge.” Shannon holds a BS in mechanical engineering and an MS in nuclear engineering from Ohio State University, as well as a PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Hertz Foundation Role

Fellowships and Programs Council

Graduate Studies

University of California, Berkeley
Mechanical Engineering
Development of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Thermoelectrics


2017, Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers