Institute for Advanced Materials | Energy

Advanced Energy

Institute for Advanced Materials researchers are developing new substances for tomorrow’s energy solutions, with a focus on internationally recognized optoelectronic and electrochemical research.

The institute is providing energy experts with the tools they need to create more efficient, more cost-effective fuel cells, solar panels and other alternative energy innovations. Research areas include:


  • Fuel Cells
  • Electrochemical Materials
  • Energy Storage Materials
  • Photovoltaics
  • Semiconductors
  • Thermal Management
  • Sensors


Our Energy Future

Building on a history of expertise in collaborative research, Case Western Reserve formed the Great Lakes Energy Institute as a resource for academia, industry, government and educators. Learn about the Great Lakes Energy Institute.