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.

The Institute for Energy Studies 2017 Energy Symposium will take place April 18, 2017 in Western's Library Reading Room. Our focus this year will be transportation. Watch here for details!


Overview -- WWU Institute for Energy Studies

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Andy Bunn - Affiliated Faculty

"Our students are savvy enough to know that managing energy use is the biggest problem facing humanity. We created the Institute for Energy Studies to give them the tools they are asking us for."

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