Sunflower logoWelcome to the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment Web page.

If you are looking to learn more about what PSIEE does, you've come to the right place. First, we recommend you check out our mission statement, which can be found here.

PSIEE is working to support research at Penn State in the areas of Energy and the Environment. We bring together more than 500 extraordinary faculty, staff and students to advance research and innovation by collaborating across disciplines.  You can get to know some of our world-class faculty by browsing the Expertise Database. 

Some of the ways we work to foster collaboration and innovation are through events, grants, and co-hiring of key research faculty. The PSIEE Strategic Plan for 2014-2019 can be found here. It outlines our goals and strategy on how we can accomplish our mission statement.

PSIEE is one of the Penn State research institutes organized under the Vice President for Research. These research institutes were established by the University in areas that promise to have significant impact on society. The consortia includes:

Our leadership includes a Director, an Executive Committee, a Coordinating Council and an Advisory Board. Learn more about the PSIEE Institutes here; we also supports and collaborate with several other centers and college-level institutes as well. 

APLU logoPSIEE's former Acting Director Dr. Jenni Evans is also the Penn State representative to the Association of Public and Land grant Universities. The APLU has named Penn State one of 18 Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities in 2015.

Find digital versions or learn more about the PSIEE "sunflower" - our symbol for collaboration, creativity, and interdisciplinarity - here. 

If you have additional questions about PSIEE, please contact us