Dr. Babbitt is the Co-founder and CEO of Czero, Inc based in Fort Collins, CO. Czero is a premier engineering firm that specializes in reducing energy consumption and the production of harmful emissions. Czeroprovides complete services to automotive, oil & gas, and clean tech companies in the US and abroad, as well as to the US Department of Energy and US Department of Defense.
Dr. Babbitt has 30 years of experience in automotive, hydraulics and clean tech research and development. He has held technical leadership positions for high-technology research and development firms, has served as a university lecturer and researcher, and has worked for the automotive industry.
He has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also has a MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and a BSME from the University of Vermont. He has also attended graduate school at the Technical University of Berlin in Berlin, Germany.
Dr. Babbitt has served as a technical advisor to multiple startup companies and was previously a member of the board of directors for the Colorado Clean Energy Cluster. Heis a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has authored numerous technical papers and is a co-inventor on multiple patents and patent applications.