RESEARCH "Issues related to energy supply, delivery, economies, and consumption are more visible and crucial than everů. [Lehigh] can leverage internationally recognized capabilities in areas such as structural engineering, surfaces sciences, materials characterization, environmental remediation, and clean coal technologies, [and its] ability to partner with government, industry, and start-up entrepreneurs in transforming these capabilities into economic development opportunities..."
-- Strategic Plan for Lehigh University, 2009
Lehigh's ESEI organizes faculty-student-practitioner research teams to tackle challenging topics facing the utility industry. ESEI sponsors students to conduct research of interest to the energy industry under the guidance of faculty members and industry advisors. The capstone projects for students of Lehigh's Professional Master's in Energy Systems Engineering are coordinated through ESEI's Industrial Advisory Board, comprised of industry representatives and Lehigh faculty members.
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