Scott Hinson

Scott Hinson is the chief technology officer and leads activities and electrical research at Pecan Street, a nonprofit research group founded by the University of Texas to provide data-intensive research support to  applied research focused on the utility sectors. Pecan Street’s work includes operating a permanent research testbed of approximately 1000 houses and apartments in which instrumentation installed and operated by Pecan Street measures minute-interval electricity-use down to the appliance level. Prior to joining Pecan Street, Scott worked at a thin film CIGS solar module manufacturer,  where he led module packaging, performance, certification and reliability efforts. He also worked in the military, medical, consumer and oil industries, developing power supplies, precision measurement equipment and inductive heating technologies.