Alan Ransil


CoolComposites, Incorporated

Alan Ransil focuses on developing materials that unlock scalable
strategies for improved energy efficiency. He studied Materials
Science and Engineering as an undergraduate at Stanford University,
and for his graduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. He has served as the President of CoolComposites since
co-founding the company in 2015 to develop inexpensive Phase Change
Materials that lower building cooling costs. The company has won both
engineering and business plan awards including the Infrastructure and
Resources Track at the 2015 MIT Clean Energy Prize, a Gold Award at
the 2016 MassChallenge Boston Startup accelerator, and grants from the  
National Science Foundation's SBIR program and the Massachusetts Clean
Energy Center. The company raised a funding round from an
institutional investor in 2016. Alan was a finalist in the 2016
Lemelson-MIT Student Prize.