At CWRU, energy transcends Science and Engineering. Linkages stretch into the Weatherhead School of Management, as well as the Schools of Law and Medicine. Built on historical strengths in fundamentals – from materials and electrochemistry to controls and finance – CWRU’s energy research unites disciplines.
In terms of scope, the University’s energy research stretches from generation through transmission, distribution, control, sale, and use. Recognizing the importance of this interplay, CWRU’s energy research groups into five themes:
CWRU is achieving success in energy. Since 2008, the University’s energy activity has produced:
GLEI supports faculty in energy through functions not normally available:
Students also play a fundamental role in CWRU’s energy research. While on campus, they engage in world-class research at every possibility. Upon graduation, they take with them intensive and hands-on experiences with new energy technology. Throughout, they often bring the business and entrepreneurial passion to take innovations to market.