Jesse Jenkins

Macro-energy systems and deep decarbonization
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.

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.