The Cornell Energy Institute

Tackling sustainability challenges with innovative research and education

The Cornell Energy Institute is the Cornell Engineering's lead organization for technology-based research and education in energy. The Energy Institute is uniquely positioned to tackle the planet’s most pressing and intractable challenges in the area of clean and sustainable energy technology discovery and development. While the Institute is based within Cornell Engineering, collaborations across Cornell with faculty from a wide variety of social, physical and natural sciences are essential to our mission...

Faculty

Chemical Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Other Contributing Faculty
Associate Director
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Other Contributing Faculty
Chemical Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Associate Director
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Other Contributing Faculty
Other Contributing Faculty
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Other Contributing Faculty
Biological and Environmental Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Director
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Biological and Environmental Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Other Contributing Faculty
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Chemical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Biological and Environmental Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Other Contributing Faculty
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Other Contributing Faculty
Other Contributing Faculty
Biological and Environmental Engineering

Danilo Cantero won the MIT Reviews Innovator under 35 - Argentina & Uruguay.  Read more
 

Erin was one of three selected winners of this national award.  The selection of recipients was based upon a variety of factors, including the individual’s academic record, student activities, geothermal industry experience, and career goals. The scholarships will be presented at the GRC Awards L

Cornell is pursuing a project that has the potential to eliminate an estimated 82,000 metric tons of carbon from its annual footprint and establish one of the country’s most advanced geothermal systems to heat the 745-acre Ithaca campus – an effort that could demonstrate a new scalable model for

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The Atkinson Center presented the first Atkinson Center Award for Global Leadership in Sustainable Development to five-term president of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.

Mechanical Engineering student Rachel Silverman won best in presentation for the Finance/Economics session at the 38th Annual Geothermal Resources Council Meeting in Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Jeff Tester discusses EGS development in the September/October Well Servicing Magazine article Hydroshearing for Geothermal Energy. Please click on the link below to read the full article.

Energy Engineering and Earth Energy Seminar Series

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Energy Engineering:
Professor Elizabeth Fisher-York: Biomass Pyrolysis to Produce Fuels and Charcoal
Friday, September 23, 12:20 - 1:10 PM, 101 Philips Hall
 
Earth Energy:
Jared Smith: Earth Batteries: A Summary of the Sedheat Subsurface Energy Storage Workshop
Wednesday, September 21, 12:45 PM, 2159 Snee Hall