Moving Forward into the Future

Through the Center for Energy Innovation, the University of Missouri is committed to tackling challenges presented through rising energy concerns and rapid growth in artificial intelligence and how the two work together to optimize energy production, transmission and grid security.

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This 180,000-square-foot facility will bring together engineers, physicists, chemists and public policy experts to explore innovative ways of addressing energy and artificial intelligence challenges. Research areas include:

  • Nuclear energy
  • Hydrogen
  • Biofuels
  • Solar energy
  • Grid technologies and cybersecurity
  • Rural access to energy
  • Feedstock production and conversion
  • Energy storage
  • Industrial energy efficiency
  • Emissions
  • Power transmission and power electronics
  • Transportation (electric vehicles)
  • Energy policy and economics

President Mun Y. Choi

At Mizzou, we’ve decided to make big bets on the future in the areas of health, science, and engineering. This building is the next step in that process. We’ll be focusing on AI, foundational materials science and important policy work so that our research can benefit society.

A Unified Vision

The MU Materials Science & Engineering Institute formalized a partnership between Engineering and Arts & Science, building research teams that collaborate on key areas such as bio, energy and quantum materials.

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Invest in Tomorrow

The new Center for Energy Innovation will create a better future, and we need you. Through your support, new and current faculty members will have access to the latest technology and equipment to drive the collaborations and innovations that benefit society.

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