Find Great Courses with the Energy Course Database!

Stanford Graduate and Undergraduate Students – Welcome Back!

There are a number of cutting edge energy courses being offered at Stanford this year, and the Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE) has a great energy course database that you can search to find the perfect class for you.

Try it here: and let us and PIE know what you think!

Here are just a few of the exciting courses being offered this year:

  • JB Straubel, CTO of Tesla Motors, CEE 176C: Energy Storage Integration – Vehicles, Renewables, and the Grid, Autumn

  • Cathy Zoi, former US Assistant Secretary of Energy, ENERGY 158: Bringing New Energy Technologies to Market: Optimizing Technology Push and Pull, Autumn

  • David Hayes, Former US Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior, LAW 395-0-01, Creating New Legal Tools to Address the Environmental Impacts of Energy Projects, Autumn

  • David Laughlin, Nobel Laureate, PHYSICS 240: Introduction to the Physics of Energy, Autumn; PHYSICS 241: Introduction to Nuclear Energy, Winter

  • Lynn Orr, Chris Edwards, Jim Sweeney, THINK 39: Energy? Understanding the Challenge, Developing Solutions, Autumn