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Welcome to the USC Energy Institute

We are a university-wide integrated research endeavor that facilitates a dialogue among researchers which enables research teams to inform stakeholders and decision-makers in the government, private sector and the public about conventional and alternative fuels, energy efficiency, the impacts of climate change and pollution, and the economic and policy implications of the transition to a new energy paradigm over the next decade.

-- Donald L. Paul, PhD
Executive Director
USC Energy Institute


Major Projects



USC/Chevron Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp
August 24, 2016
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Engineering For You Video Contest
March 11, 2016
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Chevron Engineering Week Competition at USC
March 06, 2016
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Events Calendar