Fueling the Future

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Leading Louisiana's Energy Innovation

LSU-led Team Wins Largest Grant Ever Awarded by U.S. National Science Foundation

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LSU researchers are leading a statewide team that will help create jobs in the energy sector, develop innovative solutions to energy challenges, and train the world’s energy workforce.

Energy companies, universities, community and technical colleges, and state agencies are part of this historic partnership.

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$160 million

To fund energy innovation

50+ partners

From industry, education, and government

1 mission

Develop global energy solutions

 

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At LSU, Louisiana's flagship institution, the research we perform is not only our duty, it's what drives us. From cancer and diabetes to coastal sustainability, energy, and agriculture, we improve the lives of our neighbors and loved ones every day. As a top research university, in the past year alone, LSU garnered $324 million in research funds, which are projected to generate more than $943 million in statewide economic impact. 

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“Shell and LSU Have a Long History of Taking Care of Louisiana.” — Lee Stockwell, Shell

See how Shell’s catalytic $27.5-million investment in LSU and the new Institute for Energy Innovation is advancing reliable, affordable, and environmentally responsible energy in Louisiana for the world.

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President Biden and the Economic Development Administration have announced an LSU-led consortium, Gulf Louisiana Offshore Wind, or GLOW, Propeller, as one of only 31 newly designated Tech Hubs.

In the latest 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. survey conducted by The Wall Street Journal in collaboration with College Pulse and Statista, LSU has claimed the top spot among both public and private higher education institutions in the state of Louisiana.

Powered by its Scholarship First Agenda, which drives solutions-focused research investment in agriculture, biomedicine, coast, defense and energy, LSU reports a record $428 million in total research activity in just one year with an estimated $1.2 billion in economic impact on Louisiana.

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