Energy Center

Interaction amongst Purdue groups working sustainable bioenergy


In support of the Energy Center's mission of facilitating large, multi-year, interdisciplinary research proposals, the Energy Center has partnered with the Bioenergy community at Purdue. Bioenergy community at Purdue University consists of about 50 faculty members from College of Science, College of Agriculture, College of Technology, and College of Engineering, and are engaged in research areas ranging across the entire span from feedstock improvement to bio-processing to studying economics and policy aspects.

Technical Contact

Dr. Nicholas Carpita
Department of Botany & Plant Pathology

Collaborating Laboratories

Biofeedstock and Water Quality Project
Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio)
Laboratory of Renewable Resource Engineering (LORRE)
Purdue Center for Research on Energy Systems and Policy (CRESP)
Purdue Extension Bioenergy Series
The Air Transport Insitute for Environmental Sustainability (Air TIES)

About the Energy Center

The Center’s mission is to grow the Purdue energy research and education enterprise. We engage researchers and students in a community that delivers new discoveries and develops disruptive technologies with national and global impact.


Maureen McCann

Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Pankaj Sharma

Managing Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Mann Hall, Rm 105
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971