Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming

Global Resource Navigation

Give to UW
Download UW Viewbook
Visit Campus

Research Funding and Administration

School of Energy Resources

Research Programs

The School of Energy Resources (SER) administers several funding programs to advance energy research both on and off of the University of Wyoming (UW) campus.  Research funding at SER provides UW faculty with a competitive advantage in capturing external funding for new research related to energy.  SER works to leverage legislatively-appropriated funds to advance research related to energy sectors important to the state - natural gas, petroleum, coal, uranium, wind, and solar. 

Advanced Conversion Technologies Research Program

The Advanced Conversion Technologies Fund - formerly the Clean Coal Technology Fund - was created to stimulate research and development in low-emissions and advanced coal technologies.  Through five separate legislative appropriations, SER has administered over $40 million in cutting edge research on combustion, gasification and chemical conversion, in situ mineral treatment technologies, and gas/coal-to-liquids and gas/coal-to-hydrogen technologies, among other research topics.  The program is guided by the Advanced Conversion Technologies Task Force, established by legislation as stewards of the appropriations.   

More on the Advanced Conversion Technologies Research Program

Advanced Conversion Technology Task Force

Uranium Research Program

In the 2009 General Session, the Wyoming Legislature appropriated $1.6 million to SER for activities related to the development of uranium through in-situ recovery (ISR) in Wyoming.  SER has used the appropriation to support a variety of outreach and research activities.

More on Uranium Research

Rare Earth Element Research Program

The Rare Earth Element (REE) research program was created to stimulate research and development in the area of rare earth element production and processing in Wyoming.

More on Rare Earth Element Research


Share This Page:

Contact Us

Diana Hulme

Deputy Director, Research

School of Energy Resources

Dept. 3012 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6811

Fax: 307-766-6701

Email: dhulme@uwyo.edu

Physical Location

1020 E. Lewis Street

Energy Innovation Center

Laramie, WY

SER Logo
Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on Twitter (Link opens a new window) Find us on YouTube (Link opens a new window)

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Vimeo Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainfull Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon