Universities team up to pursue energy innovation

Four leading research universities are joining forces to accelerate innovations to address challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector.

Case Western Reserve University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University are forming the Tri-State University Energy Alliance. The universities have agreed to work more closely to align their individual and collective expertise for research, technology commercialization, partnerships with industry and more.

"We're committed to working together to enhance the region's resources towards energy innovation," said Alexis Abramson, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and director of the Great Lakes Energy Institute at Case Western Reserve. "In so doing, we look to create a stronger regional energy ecosystem."

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