Energy Center

Collaborating Laboratories

Below is a partial list of research laboratories currently performing energy related research based on a December 2009 survey of Purdue deans and department heads.


  • Center for Research on Energy Systems and Policy (CRESP)
    • Energy Conversion Research Laboratory (ECRL)
    • Energy Systems Analysis Consortium (ESAC)
    • High-Efficiency, Low-Power Systems (HELPS)
  • Indiana Consortium for Research on Energy Systems and Policy (Indiana CRESP)
    • The Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering (LORRE)
    • MAHA Fluid Power Research Center
    • Midwest Center for Bioenergy Grasses
    • National Test Facility for Fuels and Propulsion
    • Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio)
    • Center for Systems Integrity
    • Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
    • Energy Systems Simulation Laboratory
    • Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories
    • Mechanical Engineering Tribology Laboratory

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.




Mann Hall, Rm 266
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971