Purdue establishes multidisciplinary energy systems center--Purdue News
October 8, 2008
Purdue University has established a new center that will combine technology with economic analysis to develop viable new energy alternatives.
The goal of the Center for Energy Systems and Policy is to find solutions to global energy problems through multidisciplinary research.
The center is led by Wallace Tyner, professor of agricultural economics, and Joseph Pekny, interim head of the School of Industrial Engineering and a chemical engineering professor. It is a division of Purdue's Energy Center at Discovery Park, directed by Jay Gore, Reilly Professor of Combustion Engineering.
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