Southeast receives $500K grant from Energy Department

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Southeast Missouri State University will develop a center to train students on energy engineering, funded by a $500,000 U.S. Department of Energy grant.

The five-year award is a subgrant from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Faculty members at Southeast and the University of Missouri-Columbia are collaborating on the project titled "Missouri Industrial Assessment and Education Center."

The satellite site at Southeast will give students with practical experience and training in energy engineering hands-on assessment and experience in providing assistance to small- to medium-sized manufacturers with improving energy efficiency, minimizing waste and improving sustainability and productivity.

Dr. Deepak Gupta, assistant professor of industrial and engineering technology, will serve as director for the center.

Pertinent address:

One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Map of pertinent addresses

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