Welcome to the Institute for Energy Studies

The Institute for Energy Studies at Western Washington University is a multi-college collaboration that offers interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees to address the science, technology, policy, business and economic aspects of energy systems. 

Have you visited the Energy Tool Lending Library?

The Lending Libary is a free resource of tools located in the on the second floor of the SMATE Building (SMATE Library). The instruments are available free of charge to all students, staff, and faculty. The library is open MWF from 10-1pm in SMATE SL-220. Questions? Email tool.lending@wwu.edu. 


Students -- WWU Institute for Energy Studies

Mark Bussell - Affiliated Faculty

"As a chemist who teaches and researches energy at the molecular level, the opportunity to interact and talk with students and faculty about the science, policy and business of our energy future in an integrative fashion is a remarkable learning experience."

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