The University of Texas at Austin is the world’s premiere energy university. McCombs MBA students interested in CleanTech have access to on-campus resources and institutes at University of Texas at Austin, where they can gain more in-depth knowledge of specific topics. Some of these are listed below.
Social Innovation Initiative
The Social Innovation Initiative at McCombs looks to inspire and educate future generations of leaders to create economic value while also creating positive social and environmental impact. Global challenges such as climate change, poverty, inequality, lack of access to healthcare and education, are too vast and urgent for governments or the social sector to solve alone.
For businesses, sound economic reasons exist for supporting their communities and providing stewardship of the environment. Social Innovation at McCombs’ interdisciplinary courses and programs provide our community of learners the knowledge and practical opportunities to work across sectors to effect positive change.
The Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin fosters interdisciplinary interactions among colleges and schools across campus, while serving as a portal for external audiences interested in learning more about energy research carried out at The University of Texas at Austin. The Institute leverages the expertise of faculty to study critical energy policy questions, and is dedicated to broadening the educational experience of students by creating a community of scholars around energy issues of importance to Texas, the nation and the world. To know more, visit Energy Institute website.
Webber Energy Group
The Webber Energy Group is a research group at UT Austin, which analyzes energy and environmental problems at the intersection of engineering, science and public policy. Find out more on Webber Energy Group website.
Austin Technology Incubator
The Austin Technology Incubator is the startup incubator of the University of Texas at Austin. A program of the University’s IC2 Institute, ATI has a 25-year track record of helping founding teams achieve success. Founded in 2001, ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator (CEI) is one of the longest-established energy and cleantech incubators in the United States. Find out more here.