Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders to Meet Global Energy Challenges
Duke attracts some of the most gifted students from around the world—students who are eager to learn how they can use their talents to help create solutions to our greatest energy challenges. Energy solutions take the form of scientific and technological discovery, innovative market designs and business models, and creative architectures for policy and law.
Duke University is committed to training future leaders from multiple disciplines in problem-solving techniques to help pioneer the transformation of our energy system and ensure a sustainable future. By leveraging the expertise of faculty from six schools — Fuqua School of Business, Pratt School of Engineering, Nicholas School of the Environment, School of Law, Sanford School of Public Policy, and Trinity College of Arts & Sciences — Duke has created a set of energy courses and degree programs to provide:
- An integrated perspective on our current energy system and potential alternatives for improving it;
- A fundamental understanding of the science and technology of energy and its relationship to the environment;
- Insight into the economics, policy, and business of energy;
- Critical skills in data analysis and modeling;
- First-hand exposure to the energy sector and energy leaders; and
- Experience with facilitation, communication, project management, and teamwork.