Energy Research for the 21st Century

September 8-11, 2015

Interested in energy?  Want to meet energy rockstar experts at Stanford?  This is one program you do not want to miss!

Highlights from 2011 Energy@Stanford & SLAC

Jumpstart your energy education at Stanford. Build your personal energy network at Stanford. Learn about current research from over 30 Stanford energy “Rock Star” faculty and expert speakers. Develop a broad perspective on energy. Network and meet Silicon Valley energy entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. Visit a local energy company in Silicon Valley.

Energy@Stanford&SLAC is a multi-day conference for incoming Stanford graduate and professional school students interested in energy. This four-day course will allow you to build an interdisciplinary community across campus, visit a local energy company in Silicon Valley, attend two in-depth master classes of your choice, meet Stanford energy faculty, participate in the Energy & Carbon Market Competition, and grow your personal cross-campus network of incoming graduate students. Application window is now open. We are reviewing and accepting students on a rolling basis.

  • Who: Up to 125 incoming Stanford graduate and professional school students (returning graduate students early in their studies can still apply)
  • Location: On campus
  • Dates: Tuesday, September 8th to Friday, September 11th
  • Time: 8:30am – 8:00pm (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included)

Register for the conference

Enrollment is limited.
A technical or energy background is not required.

This 4-day conference offered through the Stanford Graduate Summer Institute (SGSI) is free and open to incoming Stanford graduate and professional school students. To find out more about SGSI and other courses being offered, please visit:

Conference sponsors:  The Vice Provost Office for Graduate Education’s (VPGE), Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE), the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES), Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP), and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).