The Institutes of Energy and the Environment fosters and facilitates interdisciplinary scholarship and collaboration to positively impact important energy and environmental challenges. We bring together more than 500 extraordinary faculty, staff, and students to advance the energy and environmental research missions of the University.
Penn State is a global research leader in many areas of profound importance to society. Our goal is to make real world impacts and help translate data into knowledge and technical innovations. We believe that Penn State is uniquely equipped to address five major research themes, all requiring interdisciplinary problem solving and solution innovation.