Daniel A. Steingart has been appointed Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. He will join the faculty on February 1, 2013, for a term of three and a half years. Steingart comes to Princeton from the City College of New York (CCNY), where he is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering with a specialization in energy systems. In addition, he is a founding faculty member of the City University of New York Energy Institute. His current research at CCNY examines the relationships between materials chemistry, materials processing and electrochemical performance.
Professor Steingart founded and runs the Kaylie Entrepreneurship competition at CCNY, where students compete for a fully funded summer to realize a product in the CCNY InnoLab Physical Realization Laboratory. This spring term at Princeton, he will teach a new course, MAE 424/ENE 424, Energy Storage Systems.
Steingart received his bachelor’s degree at Brown University and his Ph.D. at the University of California-Berkeley in 2006, where he also spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher. He has served as chief technology officer of Wireless Industrial Technologies and senior applications engineer at Sentilla Corporation.