Association of American Universities launches energy research webpage

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Recognizing the vital role that scientific discovery plays in ensuring the world’s energy future, the Association of American Universities has launched a webpage highlighting the energy-related research accomplishments of its member institutions.

The new webpage, titled “Research to Secure Our Energy Future,” officially launched on Feb. 7. The page showcases how AAU universities, including Penn State, are addressing such research challenges as finding new and sustainable energy sources, improving energy storage and distribution, achieving greater energy conservation and efficiency, and understanding social and behavioral factors affecting the way we manage and consume energy.

To view the page, visit

AAU is an association of the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Penn State has been a member institution since 1958. For more information, visit

Last Updated February 07, 2017