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Welcome to the EMS Energy Institute

The EMS Energy Institute at Penn State is a leading research and development organization focused on energy science and engineering. The Institute is located within the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and is one of the Institutes of Energy and the Environment.

The EMS Energy Institute at Penn State is a leading research and development organization focused on energy science and engineering. The Institute is located within the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and is one of the Institutes of Energy and the Environment. From solving challenges related to fossil fuels to exploring new technologies for alternative energy, we are involved in almost every aspect of energy research. We are committed to diversifying the nation’s energy sources, improving the efficiency by which we generate and use that energy, and expanding the use of our indigenous resources while relying less on non-domestic sources of energy. The Institutehas developed a mission that includes four main objectives torealize our vision to be the leading research hub for energy science and technology development:

  • Produce advanced energy research
  • Enable the development of novel energy technologies
  • Engage graduate and undergraduate students in energy research
  • Promote energy-related outreach by providing technical support to industries in the U.S. and abroad

 

EMS Energy Institute summary of number of projects (46 awards in FY18/19)


EMS Energy Institute summary of funding ($10.9M FY18/19)


EMS Energy Institute source of awards (40 awards in FY19/20)


EMS Energy Institute summary of funding ($7.2M FY19/20)

EMS EI Key Contacts