Research Theme Details

Energy, Utilities & Sustainability

Energy providers must bear often contradictory pressures to reduce costs, increase innovation and sustainability, and meet changing consumer demands – all while dealing with increased system complexity.  This research theme comprises the following mega trends:

  • Energy of the Future - Covering oil and gas, power generation, renewables, decentralized generation, biofuels, transmission, storage, petrochemicals, energy digitization/robotics, and other topics.
  • Environment and Circular Economy - Conducting research on the impact of environmental and climate change, including impact of the rising temperature, and developing decarbonization and carbon-efficient technology.
  • Future of Mobility - Conducting research on methods and technologies leading to more sustainable, automated, and efficient travel and mobility.
  • Water Systems Evolution - Developing water management, water supply, water desalination, and wastewater treatment technologies.