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 50 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 become 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.
IIT WISER to Co-sponsor UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE)
2013 Program: "Sustainable Transportation"
Date: August 5-16, 2013
Location: University of Illinois Chicago Campus
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Call for Papers and Participation Issued for 2013 "Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and the New Energy Economy"
Technically co-sponsored by the IIT Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation and the IEE Power and Energy Society, the Symposium will take place Sept. 23-25 at the historic IIT Chicago Campus.
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WISER Announces Request for Proposals for 2013 Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Grants (ISFG) Program
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IIT Names Leon Shaw as First Rowe Endowed Chair in Sustainable Energy
IIT's Armour College of Engineering is pleased to announce that Leon Shaw will join the university as the Rowe Family Endowed Chair in Sustainable Energy and Professor of Materials Engineering, effective August 1, 2012.
WISER to Co-Sponsor 2012 UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy
IIT WISER will serve as one of the co-sponsors of the 2012 Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE), to be hosted by University of Illinois - Chicago on August 9-17. Note: Deadline for application is June 1, 2012
New WISER/Galvin Office Site Renovation Completed
WISER administration worked with IIT architects to complete the renovation of the 16th floor of the IIT Tower and successfully moved all WISER activities to this location as of January 2012.
IIT WISER and Armour College of Engineering Announce Endowed Chair Professorships
Illinois Institute of Technology invites nominations for and expressions of interest in two endowed faculty positions in energy and power.
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IIT WISER and Cook County Partner on New Campus Composter
IIT Installs Chicago's First Advanced Wind Turbine
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IIT to Establish $12.6 Million Smart Grid Training Center
WISER Formula Hybrid Team Wins GM Award
IIT's Campus Sustainability Initiative Receives Princeton Review Best Green Rating in State
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