NETL Regional University Alliance (NETL-RUA)
About NETL-RUA – Member Universities
NETL-RUAís five universities are regionally recognized and share a long history of supporting NETLís energy research. Additionally, the member universities have contributed substantially to the field of energy technology research and development. Their faculty, researchers, and facilities offer opportunities to advance the stature of NETL-RUAís research, promote regional economic development, and address the challenges facing our Nationís energy future.
NETL-RUA University Members:
Unique to NETL-RUA is the work that NETL and the Alliance universities perform collaboratively, leveraging their expertise and facilities to make greater discoveries. In this context, NETL-RUAís elements of collaboration encompass the following:
- Shared Laboratories
- Researchers work side-by-side in the laboratory
- Shared Intellect
- Technical information and knowledge is shared and solutions are developed cooperatively
- Shared Resources
- Facilities, property, or funding is offered to advance technology development and demonstration
The universities of the Alliance bring strategic value toward achieving NETL and DOEís goals. These universities provide resources such as professional staff, specialty equipment, and user facilities that allow them to work with NETL-RUA in a fully integrated research environment. Alliance universities hold recognized expertise in areas that complement NETLís in-house talent and expertise in energy research and development. Further, the universities demonstrate partnerships with industry leaders that facilitate the acceleration of technology development and commercialization.