Dr. Morgan Defoort
Principal Investigator
Managing Director, Energy Institute

(970) 491-4781
Fax: (970) 491-4799

Research Interests
Energy Conversion, Renewable Energy, Technology for Development, Energy Policy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Engineering

Morgan received his B.A in Physics from Hastings College and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University. Morgan has worked in varied energy applications including exhaust after-treatment for natural gas pipeline engines, advanced ignition systems for distributed energy resource applications, bio-fuels and bio-energy research, and energy for sustainable development. He served on the Board of Directors for the Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association and serves on Technical Advisory Boards for EnviroFit International, a non-profit start-up company dedicated to developing and disseminating clean engine technology in Asia and the Electrical Power Systems Laboratory, a lab co-founded by CSU and Spirae Inc., a Colorado based company specializing in infrastructure for distributed and renewable energy.