The PSU-DUT Joint Center for Energy Research has released its first report detailing the Center’s activities to date, research focus areas, and joint publications. It also includes a comprehensive list of faculty affiliated with the Center and their areas of expertise. The report will be distributed as part of the Center’s third workshop in Dalian, China. The Joint Center for Energy Research is a research endeavor between Penn State and Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in China. The goal of the Center is to facilitate collaborative and multi-disciplinary research in energy sciences and technology. In addition, the JCER serves as a hub for innovative research and global education and provides an institutional umbrella for interacting with industry, the U.S. and Chinese governments, and local communities in the area of clean energy. For more information on the Joint Center or to view the report, visit http://www.energy.psu.edu/jcer/.