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Interdisciplinary Collaborations

Explore our research with other colleges and departments.

The Department of Geology and Geography is leading interdisciplinary research and community engagement at WVU. Faculty and students are impacting some of the most pressing issues of our day.

  • National Energy Technology Labratory
    NETL's vision is to be the nation’s premier energy technology laboratory, delivering integrated solutions to enable transformation to a sustainable energy future.
  • WVU Regional Research Institute
    Conduct and promote interdisciplinary research on social and economic issues that are best addressed at the regional level and that advances regional development policy that is matched to the regional context.
  • The Center for Women's and Gender Studies
  • West Virginia LandTrust
    A statewide nonprofit dedicated to protecting West Virginia’s natural lands, scenic areas, water quality, and recreational access forever. Since 1994, the organization has permanently protected more than 20,000 acres of land statewide.
  • West Virginia Water Research Institute
    WVWRI aims to bring together the best available expertise to explore and implement solutions that improve and protect the quality of West Virginia's water resources and expand the understanding of threats and opportunities through education and outreach related to West Virginia's water resources.
  • WV Geologic and Economic Survey
    The place for information on WV geology, energy, industrial minerals, geologic hazards, topo and geologic maps, earth-science education, and much, much more
  • WVU Institute for Sustainability and Energy Research (WISER)
    The institute works with faculty, communities, and industry to meet the needs of the state's energy and environmental challenges by building partnerships that respond to state and federally funded research and economic development requests within the Appalachian region.
  • WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education 
    Dedicated to enhancing STEM education in West Virginia, the CE-STEM is launching accessible, cutting edge programs, forging key partnerships and offering networking opportunities for West Virginia K-12 youth, higher ed students and current educators.