Dr. Tim Lieuwen is Regents’ Professor, holder of the David S. Lewis, Jr. Chair and the executive director of the Strategic Energy Institute at Georgia Tech (energy.gatech.edu). He manages Georgia Tech’s overall strategy, federal relations, and industrial relations for its $120M/year energy portfolio. Prof. Lieuwen is an international authority on clean energy. He has authored or edited 4 books, including the textbook "Unsteady Combustor Physics". His research interests lie in the areas of clean energy and propulsion systems and energy policy.
Dr. Lieuwen is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, and a Fellow of four major societies. Other national awards include the ASME Westinghouse Gold Medal and AIAA Lawrence Pendray Award. He serves on governing or advisory boards of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and National Renewable Energy Laboratory. He has authored or edited four combustion books, including the textbook Unsteady Combustor Physics, and over 400 other publications. He has also received five patents, all liscenced to industry, and founded and serves as CTO of TurbineLogic, an analytics firm working in the energy industry. He is a member of the National Petroleum Counsel and is editor-in-chief of an American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics book series.