Dr. Kelly Schutt
Director’s Fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Kelly Schutt researches breakthrough materials, known as perovskites, that are widely anticipated to reduce the cost of solar energy and combat climate change. He is currently a Director’s Fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, one of the world’s most innovative labs dedicated to renewable energy and sustainable manufacturing, where he is working to commercialize new applications for these materials. Kelly obtained a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Boise State University, and a PhD in Condensed Matter Physics from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Marshall Scholar. When he’s not in the lab, Kelly enjoys hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, and photography.