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. 

The IES Speaker Series is held on Wednesdays at 4pm in CF115.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

February 28th Speaker:  Phuc Ha "Microbial Fuel Cell Technology for Sustainable Energy Generation and Wastewater Treatment: Relevance and Key Aspects"

Thank you to Alaska Air for their generous support.


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Tammi Laninga - Affiliated Faculty

The Institute of Energy Studies offers faculty and students a venue to collaborate on complex energy challenges requiring innovative solutions. Students coming out of the program are well versed in the wide range of technical, social, and economic issues facing the production and use of energy from the local to the global scale.

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