The CUNY Energy Institute produces cutting-edge research and develops innovative sustainable energy technologies that have practical and economical applications. Led by the renowned chemical engineering professor Sanjoy Banerjee, the Institute offers world-class opportunities to top-notch students: the chance to work side-by-side with a multidisciplinary faculty from CUNY’s New York City campuses, and to be part of one of the nation’s most ambitious and innovative energy research organizations.


World-Class Scientists and Teachers

Each faculty member brings a special focus to the Energy Institute’s shared goal of developing better energy technologies.

Race for the Super Battery

How the Energy Institute is helping lead the charge in a global drive to develop very big batteries in small packages.

Prospective Students

Got questions? Get answers from Joshua Gallaway, a member of our research team who’s a doctor of chemical engineering and a master of information.