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We welcome further discussions with individuals, corporations or foundations with a deep interest in the Institute’s mission to advance and communicate new science, technology, and policy for sustainability and energy.

The Institute meets these challenges through transformational research, interdisciplinary education, and public engagement.

The Institute serves to focus and leverage unique multidisciplinary strengths at the University:

  • Top-ranked schools of business, journalism, music, and engineering, including nationally renowned Chemistry and Materials Science Departments;
  • Deep-seated partnerships with Argonne National Laboratory and a well-rounded, unique ecosystem of stakeholders and geographic resources; and
  • Structural interdisciplinarity facilitating cross-departmental/school and intra-institutional collaboration in all facets of the Institute’s mission.