Energy research in MAE at UC San Diego covers a wide range of fundamental and applied topics, and benefits from a close connection with the Center for Energy Research. Research areas that are especially active in MAE are: Renewables (especially solar and wind), Fusion and Plasmas, High-Energy Density Physics, Materials at Extreme Conditions, Combustion fundamentals and Energy Systems (including renewable energy integration, resourcing and forecasting, energy management and micro-grid technologies).

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