University of Washington
Friday, July 20, 2012
Learn about alternative energy graduate programs, research, outreach and "fun stuff" at these great schools
This article prepared by: Sarah Young, University of Rochester
University of Washington
Mission: Worldwide economic, environmental, and social development is linked to energy production, distribution, and use. Energy researchers at the University of Washington are laying the groundwork for positive change through scientific discovery, technological innovation, and the creation of societal frameworks that help communities adapt to change.
Graduate Programs Cool Research Student Outreach & Activities
The University of Washington offers a variety of graduate, certificate, and fellowship programs for individuals interested in renewable energy.
UW also offers energy courses through other departments. Here is a small sampling of what they have going on:
Faculty across the UW campus are involved in researching alternative energy options, especially those viable in the Pacific Northwest.
Check out more energy research here.
University of Washington’s large campus supports a number of student organizations and small grant opportunities related to renewable energy.
For more student organizations, visit this directory.
Our Favorite Find: Advanced Materials for Energy Institute
A collaboration between the UW Colleges of Engineering and Arts and Sciences, and the Institute for Molecular Engineering and Sciences, the Advanced Materials for Energy Institute is devoted to interdisciplinary research into sustainable and scalable energy solutions. They don’t offer their own graduate programs, but they do provide a place for students and faculty from all over the university to apply their knowledge to renewable energy. To find out more, visit the institute’s website.
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UW Madison REDA
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Check out this masters program focused on energy resource and demand analysis!
Initiative for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern
Monday, October 20, 2014
Dayaway loves ISEN. Outstanding students empowered by an enlightened initiative
Colorado School of Mines
Monday, October 6, 2014
Make a difference in AltE at Mines, and be in CO!
University of Notre Dame cSEND
Monday, September 22, 2014
The Fighting Irish's Center for Sustainable Energy is fighting for cleaner coal, safer nuclear and transformative solar. See how.
University of Florida
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Outstanding AltE programs here, with an excellent focus on bioenergy--and you're in FL!
Imperial College London
Monday, September 15, 2014
Study abroad? Here's one of several great international AltE programs we've found.
EUREC, European MS in RE
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Study abroad? Here is one of several great international programs we've found.
University of Michigan Energy Institute
Sunday, September 7, 2014
The Institute embraces public policy, economics, business and social sciences to lay the foundation for a more sustainable energy future
University of Wisconsin Energy Institute
Monday, August 25, 2014
See the big things the University of Wisconsin is doing for green energy
Florida Energy Systems Consortium
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Check out the inspiring breadth and depth of FESC's efforts to promote sustainable energy education, research and business development in Florida.
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