Michael Webber, Ph.D.

Michael Webber is the Deputy Director of the Energy Institute, Josey Centennial Fellow in Energy Resources, Co-Director of the Clean Energy Incubator, and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UT Austin, where he teaches and conducts research on energy and environmental topics. He holds 4 patents, is on the board of advisers for Scientific American, and has authored more than 200 publications. His TV special “Energy at the Movies” was syndicated for national broadcast on PBS in 2013 and his capstone class “Energy Technology and Policy” is scheduled for distribution as a MOOC (massive online open course) through a partnership with edX in Fall 2013. He has a B.A. and B.S. with High Honors from UT-Austin and an M.S. and Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) from Stanford. He has been an American Fellow of the German Marshall Fund, a White House Fellowship finalist, an AT&T Industrial Ecology Fellow, and has been honored by UT for exceptional teaching.