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.
Digital technology that collects, communicates and reacts to data, allowing the system to adapt to trends in electricity usage and to change supply accordingly.
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 becomeone 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.
4th Annual Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and the New Energy Economy
Technically co-sponsored by:
IIT Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation
IEEE Power & Energy Society
Sept. 22-25, 2014
Illinois Institute of Technology
3241 South Federal Street
Chicago, Illinois 60616
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