Students and researchers at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) are striving to improve the quality of life in our nation while preserving the natural resources and the environment for future generations. At the Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER), more than 60 faculty members are currently involved in energy and sustainability research and educational activities across the colleges and institutes at IIT.
Groundbreaking work in the generation, distribution, management, and consumption of electricity.
Advanced design tools for gasification processes based on the computational fluid dynamics approach, produced hot gas cleaning and novel sorbents for CO₂ removal and hydrogen separation.
Innovative sustainable high rise buildings that actually produce energy, utilizing renewable sources such as wind, sun and geothermal.
IIT will become one of the most sustainable, urban university campus in the United States.
Pioneering sustainable energy-efficient solutions from advanced power electronic converters and electric motor drives to electric, hybrid electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
WISER Director Named Recipient of 2015 AIChE Thomas Baron Award in Fluid-Particle Systems
WISER Posts IIT/C2ST Joint Seminar Video
"Should America Launch a Major Push into Solar Energy?"
Founder and Senior Executive
SunGard Data Systems
(presented on 2/11/2015)
>View lecture video | powerpoint
IIT Magazine Features WISER/Galvin Center Outlook on "America's Best Pathway to Sustainable Energy"
WISER Administrative Faculty Among New IIT Stuart School of Business Endowed Chair Courtesy Appointments
IIT Teams Up with ComEd, Silver Springs Networks, and West Monroe Partners to Open Smart Grid Center