Project: Elmworks—Next-generation electric motors
Bio: Sam Calisch earned his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the Center for Bits and Atoms, developing technologies aimed at decarbonizing the transportation and manufacturing sectors. Before MIT, he worked at engineering R&D firm Otherlab, building analytical and computational tools for advanced manufacturing and energy projects. Calisch also holds a M.S. from MIT and a B.A. from Grinnell College.