Shannon Yee is an assistant professor in mechanical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was named a U.S. DOE Advanced Fuel
Cycle Initiative Fellow and helped start the Advanced Research Projects Agency
for Energy (ARPA-E) as the first ARPA-E Fellow. Shannon was also one of six
Hertz Fellows to receive a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
and participate in the foundation’s “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge.” Shannon
holds a BS in mechanical engineering and an MS in nuclear engineering from Ohio
State University, as well as a PhD in mechanical engineering from the
University of California, Berkeley.