A Commitment to Building a Clean Energy Future
Stony Brook University is deeply committed to advancing the accelerating offshore wind industry. Through a combined effort of our schools, colleges, centers, and industry partnerships, we are harnessing our research and educational expertise to solve the most pressing problems created by climate change.
Our rapidly expanding academic programs and workforce development initiatives reflects our interdisciplinary expertise. We've expanded our undergraduate and graduate curriculum to encompass research, knowledge and applied skills in the social, business, engineering and marine aspects of this new industry and its effect on our coastline and our communities.
In addition, SBU has developed several programs for professional education and outreach into the K-12 community.
New programs are always in development and will be listed as they become available.
Fundamentals of Offshore Wind Education
An interdisciplinary, 45-hour professional certificate program designed to provide an introduction to offshore wind in a modular format. Participants learn from subject-matter experts, engage with industry representatives, and develop connections among fellow professionals.
Project Management for Offshore Wind
Learn how to use proven project management principles to effectively manage large-scale offshore wind projects. In this comprehensive program, participants will earn hours toward professional certification from the Project Management Institute.
K-12 Programs for Educators and Students
From hands-on experiential learning to virtual reality demonstrations, we offer programs
that expose students and teachers to the opportunities and challenges in the offshore
wind sector and its supply chain.
Offshore Wind Training Institute
Training the Workers Who Power New York
Our state has committed $8M to support SUNY-based education and workforce training programs that will prepare New Yorkers for careers in offshore wind. Stony Brook University and Farmingdale State College have partnered with NYSERDA to oversee the grant funding process.
Visit OWTI.org for details.