IES World Leading Research in Marine Energy, Power Systems, Energy and Climate, Machines and Power Electronics, Innovation and Policy.
The Institute for Energy Systems (IES) is one of five multi-disciplinary research institutes within the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh.
Led by Professor Markus Mueller, IES has five integrated research areas involving 14 academic staff, 26 research staff and around 50 postgraduate students.
IES leads the EPSRC funded UK Centre for Marine Energy Research, is a partner in the Supergen Photovoltaics consortia, several Energy Technologies Institute and EU projects. The current research grant portfolio is around £10 million. IES is one of five Joint Research Institutes (JRIs) in the Edinburgh Research Partnership which combines research skills in Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt universities.
In addition to traditional PhD training opportunities, IES leads the innovative IDCORE Engineering Doctoral Centre in Offshore Renewable Energy as well as very well-established and successful MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems.