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 SeriesSiming Guo - "Challenges and the Opportunities in the Smart Grid" 

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  • CF115 @ 4pm
  • ​Free and open to the public


Overview -- WWU Institute for Energy Studies-1

Xichen Jiang Photo

Xichen Jiang - Permanent Faculty

The National Academy of Engineering listed electrification as the 20th century's greatest engineering achievement. Now, one hundred years later, energy research is more active than ever. It is paramount for the engineers of today to design the next generation of the power grid that is efficient, reliable, and resilient.

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