The Energy Institute fosters interdisciplinary interactions among colleges and schools across campus, while serving as a portal for external audiences interested in learning more about energy research carried out at The University of Texas at Austin. The Institute leverages the expertise of faculty to study critical energy policy questions, and is dedicated to broadening the educational experience of students by creating a community of scholars around energy issues of importance to Texas, the nation and the world.
The activities of the Energy Institute are organized around four pillars:
In consultation with its Advisory Board, which includes deans from seven colleges and schools on The University of Texas at Austin campus, as well as energy industry leaders, the Energy Institute has developed a strategic plan that embodies its mission and core areas of focus. Click here to read the plan and here to view a short slide presentation.