The Webber Energy Group is a research group at UT Austin. We analyze energy and environmental problems at the intersection of engineering, science and public policy. Our research is organized in four broad topic areas.

Energy-Water Nexus

Energy Systems Modeling

Alternative Transportation Fuels

Nexus of Food, Waste and Energy

Upcoming Events

  1. Clean Energy Beers

    December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. 2016 Webber Energy Group Symposium

    January 28, 2016 - January 29, 2016

Recent News

  • NexusHaus at the Solar Decathlon

    This year was The University of Texas’ fourth time competing in the Solar Decathlon in California. The university-led teams that design, build, and operate the competition’s solar-powered houses are the… » Read article

  • World’s First Course App from UT Austin

    Energy 101 returns as the world’s first Course App and the first paid app from the University of Texas at Austin. The materials are based on the content of the groundbreaking… » Read article

  • Energy at the Movies Wins Telly Award

    The Telly Awards has named the Webber Energy Group at The University of Texas at Austin as a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their educational PBS… » Read article

  • Will Gorman’s Model Thesis

    With only a few days left with the Webber Energy Group, senior undergrad Will Gorman won a prestigious award for his Plan II thesis.  The selection committee selected his thesis… » Read article

  • WEG Research in NEWS Bill 2014

    The Hon. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources is co-sponsoring a bill with the Hon. Ron Wyden (D-OR) titled the Nexus of Energy and… » Read article

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Michael E. Webber, PhD

Michael WebberDirector

As an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Deputy Director of the Energy Institute, Co-Director of the Clean Energy Incubator, and Josey Centennial Fellow in Energy Resources, Dr. Michael E. Webber trains the next generation of energy leaders at the University of Texas at Austin through research and education at the convergence of engineering, policy, and commercialization.