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The Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (WISER) serves as an umbrella organization to enhance and promote research, education, and outreach activities at Illinois Institute of Technology that are related to energy and sustainability. WISER also coordinates the initiation of research collaboration internally between IIT faculty and externally with other universities, research laboratories, and industry. More than 80 faculty members are currently involved with WISER across the various colleges, research institutes, and centers at IIT. 

Wiser Institute

Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation


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

Carbon Management Program Overview


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.

 Integrated Photovoltaics and Wind


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

Sustainability Vision of Illinois Tech


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

Electric Drives and Energy Conversion


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