The goals of WISER's research centers and programs are targeted at creating a pathway to sustainable energy and water, specifically combatting issues of climate change and water shortage using a least-cost strategy. WISER research centers and programs are designed to respond to the short-term, transitional, and long-term WISER Sustainable Energy Strategic Plan.
WISER, with its centers and programs, currently includes more than 80 researchers from colleges and programs across the university who are conducting collaborative activities involving joint research projects with industry, government, and research laboratories and universities.
Sustainable Electrical Grid and Sustainable Energy Integration
Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation
CSMART (Center for Smart Grid Applications, Research, and Technology)
SPIKE (Spearheading Poverty Inhibition through Klean Energy)
Climate Change and Fundamental Research in Sustainable Energy Systems
Fundamental Research in Sustainable Energy and Carbon Management
Electrochemical Energy Storage
Bioenergy and Water Management
Sustainable Built Environment
WISER Faculty Affiliates are also involved in additional research areas in energy and sustainability.