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Energy Resources Engineering

We teach courses and perform research relevant to the production and transformation of energy resources.

Last year at Stanford ERE

ERE PhD Student Nora Hennessy is a Stanford Earth Photo Contest winner!

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Creating a sustainable energy future

We train future leaders in the science and engineering of Earth's energy resources. We combine theory, experiments, and computation to understand and influence the global energy resources landscape. We are committed to leading the way to provide the people, methods, and tools for sustainable management of the Earth's energy resources.

Training future leaders

Welcome to ERE

On September 23rd we celebrated the new school year with a welcome back lunch.

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Influencing the global energy resources landscape

Our interdisciplinary collaborators

Stanford Earth faculty work with researchers across multiple departments at Stanford, often through  interdisciplinary programs supported by the the Precourt Institute for Energy, the Woods Institute for the Environment, and the Natural Gas Initiative.

Precourt Institute for Energy

A university-wide resource for energy research, conferences, and connections.

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Woods Institute for the Environment

The institute supports research on sustainability challenges and connects scholars with decision makers to create practical solutions for real-world issues.

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Natural Gas Initiative

The Natural Gas Initiative develops solutions to bridge our energy needs towards a more secure and cleaner energy future.

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Energy Resources Engineering news

Animal agriculture costs more In health damage than it contributes to the economy

Stanford Associate Professor,  Inês M.L. Azevedo, co-authored a recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS).

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Microbial DNA can reveal water’s underground origins

Stanford researchers have sequenced microbial communities in samples of reservoir fluids to identify where water traveled through underground networks and pathways.

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Photos to inspire a more sustainable world

Stanford Earth's 2019 photo contest drew 226 photographs from around the world from faculty, students, and staff.

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