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

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

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.

Interested in understanding the theory of atmospheric boundary layer flow and how to measure, model and quantify wind and turbulence in the atmosphere?

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.

National Driller featured a story about the Verizon Cell Tower that will use geothermal cooling. The text of the article is below along with a link to the original article. 

Dr. Michal Moore was highlighted in the article, "B.C. losing global LNG race to other countries, warn energy experts" by the Vancouver Observer.  To read the full article please click on the link below:

Dr. Jeff Tester's graduate student, Maciej Lukawski was awarded a graduate scholarship from the Geothermal Resources Council. Maciej was selected based on his academic record, student activities, geothermal industry experience, and career goals. He was awarded $2,500 for his outstanding work.

A cell phone tower on Cornell’s campus is doubling as a laboratory to study a ground-sourced cooling system for telecommunications equipment.

We are excited to promote the next World Geothermal Congress (WGC).  It will take place in Melbourne, Australia from April 19-24.

Jery Stedinger, Cornell professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE). He is among 67 new members and 11 foreign associates elected this year.

Please join for the Energy Engineering Seminar Series August 29 - December 5, 2014

Fridays, 12:20 - 1:10 PM

Room 101 Phillips Hall

Click on the link below for a list of speakers and topics by date.

The Cornell team won a second place in the annual Renewable Energy Case Competition (RECC) at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. The 5th RECC, organized on December 5th and 6th, 2013, is the largest renewable energy case competition in the US.

Geothermal Resources Council Announces Scholarship Winners - The Scholarship Awards are presented at the 2013 GRC Annual Meeting(Davis, Calif.)  The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), a non‐profit educational association dedicated to the promotion of geothermal energy and associ

We would like to congratulate Cornell College of Engineering Graduate student Geoffrey Bomarito, who representing the Earth Energy IGERT program, won a "Judge's Ch

Jeff was recognized for conceiving and teaching CBE's Analysis of Sustainable Energy Systems course (ChemE 6660) to increasing numbers of seniors and MEng students interested in learning about energy systems engineering.  The prototype for this course was a one-semester energy analysis class co-t

Energy Engineering Seminar Series

Friday, October 31, 2014

Professor David Wolfe, Plant and Soil Ecology
 
A Primer on Climate Change Science
 
12:20 - 1:10 PM

Room 101 Phillips Hall