Focus on Workforce Development..

The IAC at WVU has been in operation since 1991 with grant support from U.S. Department of Energy. The WVU IAC will focus on providing real world experience to students and producing energy savvy engineers with specialized technical knowledge on industrial energy assessments result in energy savings, waste reduction, sustainability and produc-tivity improvement.


IAC Success

The IAC at WVU works with students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Since 1991, the IAC has delivered energy assessment training to numerous master’s‚ doctorate students and under-graduate students.The IAC has helped more than 400 manufacturing industries, save energy upto 5.4 trillion British thermal units (BTU) per year. For more details Click here


The Industrial Assessment Center at West Virginia University has helped more than 400 manufacturing industries, saving energy up to 5.4 trillion British thermal units (BTU) per year. Implemented projects worth $11.6 million to achieve savings of $18.2 million.


The Industrial Assessment Center at West Virginia University, is one of 24 centers around the country, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to provide no-cost energy assessments to small and mid- sized manufacturers. A team of students and professors do the engineering measurements in auditing how each facility utilizes energy and resources. Then, they identify opportunities to save energy, reduce waste, and improve productivity. IAC energy assessments protect proprietary information.


We make news..

» Dr. Gopalakrishnan presented a workshop on industrial energy efficiency on May 18, 2012 to the students at Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) as well as industry personnel. Dr. Gopala interacted with IAC students and Director Deepak Gupta from the satellite IAC at SEMO.


»President Obama Highlights Energy Department Efficiency Training Centers That Save U.S. Manufacturers $5.6 Billion.


»Dr. Gopalakrishnan, Subodh Chaudhari and Kartik Ramamoorthy have successfully passed the CORE examination and the Industrial sector examination in the process of becoming Certified Practitioners in Energy Management Systems (CpEnMS)



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Dr. Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan.

Tel: (304) 293-9434

Fax: 304-293-4970

Email: Dr. B Gopalakrishnan

Website: Dr. Gopalakrishnan's Website

Assistant Director:

Dr. Wafik Iskander

Tell: (304) 293-9436

Fax: 304-293-4970

Email: Dr. Wafik Iskander

Website: Dr. Wafik Iskander Website