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School of Energy Resources
  • ser coal study

    Commissioned by the WIA and supported by SER, four UW faculty members examine the impact of the coal industry in Wyoming and the opportunities looking forward.

  • The University of Wyoming’s (UW) School of Energy Resources (SER) CMI co2 coal

    The 2015 In-Situ Recovery of Uranium Research Symposium will be held April 21, 2015 in Laramie, Wyoming.


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School of Energy Resources
Energy Innovation Center (EIC)
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3012
1020 E. Lewis St.
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Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6897
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Energy Education   |   Energy Research   |   Energy Outreach

The School of Energy Resources (SER) at the University of Wyoming (UW) was created in 2006 to enhance the university's energy-related education, research and outreach.  SER directs and integrates cutting-edge energy research and academic programs at UW and bridges academics and industry through targeted outreach programs. Learn more

New Reports

"The Impact of the Coal Economy on Wyoming", Godby, R., Coupal, R., Taylor, D., Considine, T., Read Summary Report, Download 185-page Full Report

"Wyoming School Facilities Department Future Revenue Streams and Department Expenditure Needs: 2017-2022"

"Meeting Global Carbon Reduction Goals - A Technology Driven Climate Paradigm"

Energy Education

Earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Energy Resource Management & Development with four different concentration options.  Learn more

Energy Research

SER funds a wide-range of energy-related research projects. Learn about SER's Matching Grant Fund or seven Centers of Excellence conducting pioneering energy research. Learn more

Energy Outreach

SER hosts a variety of energy-focused conferences, workshops and speaker series events year round. Learn more

New Location

SER is now located in the Energy Innovation Center on 1020 East Lewis Street, Laramie, WY 82071.  All staff phone numbers remain the same. 

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UW Ph.D. Student Aims to Advance Solar Energy Technology

November 4, 2014 — University of Wyoming graduate student Brandon Durant has spent much of the last four years in laboratories on the fourth floor of UW’s Physical Sciences Building, laboring largely by himself in search of ways to produce less-expensive, more efficient solar energy cells.

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U.S. Energy Secretary Appoints UW Professor to National Coal Council

October 30, 2014 — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has appointed a University of Wyoming professor to serve as a member of the National Coal Council, a federal advisory group that provides recommendations and guidance on policy issues pertaining to coal.

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UW Receives $4.25 Million DOE Grant to Explore Wind Energy

September 26, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has received a $4.25 million Department of Energy-EPSCoR grant to research wind farm modeling, transmission grid monitoring and the economics derived from wind-generated power.

UW Researchers Advance Biorenewable Energy Prospects

September 17, 2014 — After graduating from Northern Kentucky University with bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and accounting, Allen Morris decided to pursue graduate studies at the University of Wyoming for two primary reasons: the Rocky Mountain lifestyle, and an attractive stipend from UW’s School of Energy Resources (SER).

UW’s Grana Receives International Award for Hydrocarbon Innovation

June 18, 2014 — A University of Wyoming faculty member has received a prestigious international award for developing an innovative method to obtain information about oil and gas reservoirs using seismic techniques.

UW Research: Bacteria Show Promise in Restoring Aquifers Used in Uranium Mining

June 12, 2014 — Wyoming’s resurgent uranium industry could get a further boost from University of Wyoming scientists, whose research on post-mining environmental restoration is yielding extremely promising results.

Hess Makes Second $5 Million Commitment to UW

June 5, 2014 — Gov. Matt Mead and University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity were joined today (Thursday) by Greg Hill, president and chief operating officer of Hess Corporation, to announce Hess’s second commitment to UW in the past two years.

UW Students Win National Landman Scholarships

April 22, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s Professional Land Management Program is less than a year old, but already its students are successfully competing with top scholars around the nation.

UW Launches Fund to Support Efficiency and Conservation

April 21, 2014 — With the launch of a new Conservation and Efficiency Revolving Fund (CERF), the University of Wyoming now has an innovative mechanism to reduce on-campus energy, water, and waste use and expenditures.

UW’s Piri Named Wyoming Excellence Chair in Petroleum Engineering

April 7, 2014 — A University of Wyoming professor who is an international leader in the study of the flow of fluid in porous media has been appointed to a prestigious endowed professorship at UW.

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