Energy

Arbabian, Boahen, Boneh, Boyd, Candes, Dally, Duchi, Dutton, El Gamal, Enge, Fan, Glynn, Goldsmith, Harris, Hesselink, Horowitz, Howe, Johari, Kovacs, Kozyrakis, Lall, Lee, Mitra, Montanari, Murmann, Olukotun, Pavone, Poon, Pop, Prabhakar, Rajagopal, Rivas Davila, Saraswat, Solgaard, Tse, Van Roy, Vuckovic, Wong, Ye

Multi-Disciplinary Research in Energy

Research in energy is motivated at the macro level by the rapid rise in worldwide demand for electricity and the threat of global climate change and on the micro level by the explosion in the number of mobile devices and sensors whose performance and lifetimes are limited by energy.

On the macro level, electronic loads, such as data centers, smart appliances, and electric vehicles, are poised to overtake traditional industrial loads in consumption share. Renewable energy will make up at least half of the generation mix and drive adoption of novel technologies such as storage, fuel cells, waste to power and distributed generation. Our research investigates techniques such as demand response and the use of energy storage to reduce peak demand and address variability of renewable energy.

On the micro level, we are exploring energy efficient devices, power electronics, system architectures, and network protocols, as well as ways to harvest energy from the environment for wearable devices and the Internet of things. More details on projects in energy are provides in the following research subareas.

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James S. Harris

James S. Harris Professor

Allen 328X (4075)
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Jimenez, Francesca Administrator

Allen 329X (4075)
723-0983
fjimenez@stanford.edu

Mark A. Horowitz

Mark A. Horowitz Professor

Gates 306 (9030)
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Swenson, Mary Jane Administrator

Gates 279 (9030)
723-0748
mswenson@cs.stanford.edu

Roger T. Howe

Roger T. Howe Professor

Allen 114 (4070)
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Guerra, Ann Administrator

Allen 207 (4070)
725-3725
guerra@ee.stanford.edu

Christos Kozyrakis

Christos Kozyrakis Associate Professor

Gates 304 (9030)
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George, Sue Administrator

Gates 303 (9030)
725-2340
sue.george@stanford.edu

Sanjay Lall

Sanjay Lall Professor

Pkd 235 (9510)
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Gillespie, Julia Administrator

Packard 365 (9510)
723-2681
jvgill@stanford.edu

Thomas Lee

Thomas Lee Professor

Allen 205 (4070)
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Wang, June Administrator

Allen 203 (4070)
724-1342
junewang@ee.stanford.edu

Subhasish Mitra

Subhasish Mitra Associate Professor

Gates 336 (9030)
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Davis, Beverly Administrator

Clark Center W352 (9030)
723-1458
beverlyd@stanford.edu

Andrea Montanari

Andrea Montanari Professor

Pkd 267 (9510)
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Powell, LaToya Administrator

Packard 267 (9510)
650-723-4731
lapowell@stanford.edu

Boris Murmann

Boris Murmann Associate Professor

Allen 208 (4070)
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Guerra, Ann Administrator

Allen 207 (4070)
725-3725
guerra@ee.stanford.edu

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