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UH's Energy and Innovation Division shapes a sustainable future, elevating its status as Houston's premier public research university.

Ramanan Krishnamoorti
Vice President of Energy and Innovation

A More Sustainable Future

As the innovation engine of the economic dynamo of the southern US, the University of Houston recognizes that society is on the cusp of a more sustainable future. Through the cutting-edge training, education, research, entrepreneurship and innovation that takes place here, the Division of Energy and Innovation ensures UH’s place as the leading public research university in Houston.

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Excellence in Technology

Technology Bridge is Houston’s premier innovation park for technology commercialization, industrial partnerships and startup development. Through unmatched access to some of the world’s brightest minds as well as the hundreds of ideas and discoveries made here, UH is firmly at the heart of Houston’s innovation ecosystem.

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Start Me Up

Innovation and New Business Incubation at the University of Houston's Technology Bridge is on a Roll


In a move central to the University of Houston’s ethos, strategic priorities and vision as a top 50 public research institution UH will launch an Innovation Hub in the center of campus, becoming the city’s epicenter for a thriving innovation ecosystem.


The University of Houston will construct a new hub for innovation on its main campus. The building is planned to be adjacent to the M.D. Anderson Library.

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NetZero Texas by 2050: The role of the electric grid

More people. More cars and trucks. More industry producing more products. Growth is at the heart of the future of Texas, offering opportunities for robust economic growth but also setting up a looming showdown as the state seeks to balance growth with efforts to achieve a net-zero carbon emission economy by 2050. A sustainable electric grid is fundamental to these aspirations, and the buzzword is “electrification.”

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