Shannon Yee began as an Assistant Professor in the G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering in the fall of 2013. He completed his PhD at the University of California – Berkeley under the supervision of Prof. Arun Majumdar, Prof. Chris Dames, and Prof. Rachel Segalman. In 2010, he was named the first fellow to the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Advanced Research Project Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) assisting to form the agency in its inaugural year. In 2008 he was awarded the prestigious Hertz Fellowship to support his graduate studies and research in energy. Dr.