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Impactful Energy Research
Energy Education - Hands-on Learning Experiences - Scholarships
Next Generation Energy Research
Next Generation Energy Research - In Pursuit of Biodiesel Fuels
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Faculty Experts: Many Areas of Specialized Expertise
Carbond Down Under team project video
Carbon Down Under - XPRIZE Carbon Removal Student Award Winner 2021


AEI is responsible for coordinating and facilitating energy related research and scholarship across all aspects of the SIU Carbondale campus, including promoting externally funded energy related research, development, and deployment (RD&D) and assisting in development of energy related academic programs.

Application Deadlines:

  • Energy Boost Seed Grants: February 23, 2024
  • Course Development Grants: T.B.D
  • Scholarships: T.B.D

Campus-based Research Collaborators:


With support from the Advanced Energy Institute, all SIU faculty, staff, and students now have access to energy-related subjects and the largest association for energy professionals in the world. Read more on how to access all member benefits, free of charge.