Projects and Partnerships
ISEN engages in a variety of project and programs with our partners. Below you will find brief examples of just a few.
- Exelon and Northwestern have a strategic research partnership focused on clean energy innovation. The partnership is designed to streamline the process for evaluating, testing and scaling scientific discoveries made in Northwestern labs for commercial use. Learn More
The Nature Conservancy
- The Nature Conservancy and Northwestern, along with Argonne National Labs, will combine complementary research efforts to support urban sustainability and biodiversity on regional, national and global scales. The partners will use cutting edge technology and public engagement to assess and address water management issues in the Calumet region south of Chicago. Initial research will take place in the Indian Boundary Prairie Preserve in Markham, Illinois. Learn more
- ISEN and Northwestern University's partnership with Schneider Electric aims to transform the way electricity is distributed on, and ultimately delivered from, the grid. Learn more
The Wanxiang America Corporation
- The Wanxiang Fellows Program, sponsored by the company, provides students with the opportunity to study clean energy technologies at the Hangzhou Polytechnic Institute in China. Students learn about technical and policy challenges, while also learning Mandarin and participating in a cultural exchange.