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. What Mexican Energy Reform Means for Texas

    September 20 @ 11:10 am - 12:30 pm

Recent News

  • 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

  • Michael Webber Honored by ASME and UT System

    The 21st century university is rapidly transforming. Higher enrollment and lower state funding are requiring faculty to strike a balance between their responsibilities to education and their research.  This week,… » Read article

  • It’s Award Season at WEG

    With the Oscars on Sunday, it’s worth reviewing the impressive accolades earned by Webber Energy Group members in the past couple of weeks.

    The Central Texas Section of ASME named… » 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.