The mission of the Purdue Energy Center, Discovery Park, is to grow energy research and education enterprise. We engage researchers and students in a community that delivers new discoveries and develops disruptive technologies with national and global impact. Our vision is to position Purdue University as a global leader in energy sciences and engineering.
Currently, over 150 faculty and staff members are actively engaged in Energy Center activities. Focus areas are: Transportation (Bioenergy, Hydrogen, Advanced Ground-Vehicle Power, Battery and Energy Storage); Power Generation (Solar, Wind, Coal, and Nuclear) and Policy, Education and Outreach (Electric Vehicles, Smart-grids, and Energy-Efficient Buildings).