Jesse Jenkins

Macro-energy systems and deep decarbonization
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
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Jesse Jenkins is an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University. Jenkins is a macro-scale energy systems engineer with a focus on the rapidly evolving electricity sector, including the transition to zero-carbon resources, the proliferation of distributed energy resources and the role of electricity in economy-wide decarbonization. He leads the Princeton ZERO Lab — the Zero carbon Energy systems Research and Optimization Laboratory — which conducts research to improve decision-making to accelerate rapid, affordable and effective transitions to net-zero carbon energy systems.