Rising to the energy challenge and positioning our region for the future.

The University of Pittsburgh:
A Leader in Energy Research

The significant growth in worldwide demand for energy has led to:

  • Strong pressures to reduce consumption
  • A call for more reliable, efficient, and environmentally friendly solutions
  • A need for diversification of energy sources
  • A newly educated workforce in new and burgeoning fields of energy who will address future needs
  • A constant awareness of the strong interconnections between energy, the environment, and economics