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WISER

Students and researchers at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) are striving to improve the quality of life in our nation while preserving the natural resources and the environment for future generations. At the Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER), more than 60 faculty members are currently involved in energy and sustainability research and educational activities across the colleges and institutes at IIT.

Wiser Institute

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MICROGRID

Groundbreaking work in the generation, distribution, management, and consumption of electricity.

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Carbon MANAGEMENT

Advanced design tools for gasification processes based on the computational fluid dynamics approach, produced hot gas cleaning and novel sorbents for CO₂ removal and hydrogen separation.

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SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS

Innovative sustainable high rise buildings that actually produce energy, utilizing renewable sources such as wind, sun and geothermal.

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SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS

IIT will become one of the most sustainable, urban university campus in the United States.

HYBRID VEHICLES

HYBRID VEHICLES

Pioneering sustainable energy-efficient solutions from advanced power electronic converters and electric motor drives to electric, hybrid electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.