Learn about the people and mission behind the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern.

A new video explains ISEN’s strategy and how it builds Northwestern’s sustainability and energy research, education, and engagement with speed, scale, and impact.


Plastics, Ecosystems, and Public Health

Our interdisciplinary teams of researchers are collaborating across institutions to address challenges related to the global use and accumulation of plastics.

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Sustainability and Energy Alumni

Learn how Northwestern graduates are developing innovative solutions to sustainability and energy challenges around the world.

Alumni Profiles

We Collaborate to Create a Global Impact

ISEN partners with industry, nonprofits, universities, and government labs to pursue cutting-edge research and student engagement projects. We have state-of-the-art lab facilities designed for interdisciplinary collaboration. Join us. 

Partner WitH US Our Facilities

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