Welcome to the Institute for Energy Studies

The Institute for Energy Studies at Western Washington University exists to meet the demand for education and training related to human production and use of energy through interdisciplinary programs that combine the fields of science, technology and engineering with economics, business management, public policy, and sustainability.


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Joel Swisher - Director

"I look forward to helping WWU build the Institute for Energy Studies and our new interdisciplinary energy programs to achieve a regional and national leadership role, and enable graduates to jump right into employment or entrepreneurship in the energy field."

Educating the leaders for our clean and efficient energy future through interdisciplinary studies and research.