The Energy Sciences major offers coursework towards any of our four degrees.
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Climate change is driving a global transition towards renewable and energy efficient sources. The Energy Sciences major at Atria University will train and prepare you to contribute meaningfully to this crucial transition. The training and skills provided will cover all critical areas in the energy industries of the future and develop the leaders of this emerging field.
This major is meticulously designed to address specific challenges associated with energy systems, energy storage, energy data analytics, energy policy, and energy management. The programme begins by establishing a robust foundation in the fundamental principles of energy sciences. Subsequently, it provides a comprehensive overview of technological applications within the renewable energy industry. Drawing upon disciplines such as electrical engineering, electronics, mechanical engineering, as well as basic principles of physics and chemistry, the courses focus on renewable energy systems.
You will engage in projects that involve observing, studying, and designing installations for renewable power plants. This will include hands-on experience in performance testing and analysing energy installations, ensuring that your knowledge is directly applicable to real-world scenarios. These projects will incorporate concepts from energy science and engineering, energy policy, public engagement, and business entrepreneurship, all relevant to clean energy systems.
By the end of the program, you will emerge as an individual capable of comprehending and addressing complex issues in the energy sector. You will possess the expertise to tackle the challenges of energy systems, formulate sustainable energy policies, engage with the public, and drive business entrepreneurship in the context of clean energy systems.
The Energy Sciences major offers coursework towards any of our four degrees.
for the engineer who will design, build, and operate renewable energy systems.
for the scientist who wishes to study and pursue research in cutting-edge energy systems.
for the entrepreneur who will invest and promote renewable energy and services.
for the designer of renewable energy plants, and energy-efficient utilities for buildings.
The major aims to provide training in the various skills and technologies in the Energy Sciences space.
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Systems
Understand renewable energy systems, including their design, operation, and integration. Gain expertise in various renewable energy sources and technologies, such as solar, wind, hydro, and biomass, to contribute to sustainable energy solutions. Incorporate sustainability into energy systems by working on the feasibility, design and performance analysis of energy systems using softwares and through developing the prototype.
Energy Storage Technologies
Acquire knowledge and skills in energy storage technologies, including batteries, fuel cells, and other emerging storage solutions. Learn to analyse and optimise energy storage systems to enhance the efficiency, reliability, and resilience of renewable energy systems.
Energy Data Analytics
Develop expertise in energy data analytics, leveraging advanced tools and techniques to extract valuable insights from energy-related data. Acquire skills in data analysis, modelling, and visualisation to optimise energy systems, identify energy-saving opportunities, and support informed decision-making in the field of energy sciences.
Climate Change and Mitigation
Understand the initiatives taken at international and national level to combat against climate change, identify the environmental impacts due to climate change and mitigation strategies.
Energy Systems Design, Operations and Maintenance
Learn about the design and operations of energy systems using simulation models and conduct the energy audit of energy systems using industry grade energy audit instruments.
Renewable Energy Utilisation
Develop the key skills required in the energy sector by exploring the use, operation and management of renewable energy in industrial, commercial and domestic buildings.
Gain an understanding of electrical power systems, their design, operations and control and conduct the performance analysis of power systems.
Entrepreneurship in the Energy Sector
Develop the business models for various renewable energy systems and learn the skills required to be an entrepreneur in the energy sector.
Energy Policy and Environmental Regulation
Gain a comprehensive understanding of energy policy and environmental regulation frameworks. Explore the social, economic, and environmental implications of energy systems and policies. Develop the ability to navigate and contribute to energy policy discussions and implement sustainable practices that align with environmental regulations.
Project and Financial Management
Create the financial models of various energy systems using various financial techniques and understand the project management strategies used for the energy systems.
The Energy Sciences major will offer the opportunity to work on exciting projects such as:
The Energy Sciences major builds the skills to strategize and develop sustainable solutions in the Renewable Energy sector and opens a range of career opportunities related to energy such as:
Atria University offers a unique curriculum structure across disciplines to help learn concepts and develop a mindset that is oriented towards becoming future-ready.
Our courses are built around projects inspired by real-world scenarios, and require a good grasp of theory as well as keen experimentation skills. Learning is uniquely strengthened with 30 industry-driven projects across 4 years. You gain real-world experience and make a tangible impact on the world.
With a major in Energy Sciences, you have the opportunity to delve deep into a field that holds the power to create positive global changes. Atria University’s unique learning methodology encourages you to explore the intricate correlation between the environment and economics, empowering you to implement innovative ideas in power generation.
Renewable energy is projected to contribute 55% of power generation in India by 2030, up from the current 20%. Atria University prepares you to make a significant impact on the energy sector, transcending traditional engineering roles. Our interdisciplinary approach equips you with the skills needed for the jobs of tomorrow. The growth of human civilization in the last century has been fueled by increased electricity generation and usage. However, the accompanying greenhouse gas emissions have led to the climate crisis we face today. To secure a sustainable future, a shift to renewable energy systems is imperative.
We’ve taken some bold steps in designing the Energy Sciences major. To move entirely away from fossil fuels, and focus on renewable energy. Innovations in the design of solar photovoltaics and batteries, improvements in grid design, and growing public awareness of the consequences of climate change have made renewables indispensable. Socially, economically, and environmentally – they are the most viable option for our future.
We are only beginning to grasp the full potential of interactive technologies. The learnings from the Energy Sciences major are highly relevant and crucial at this pivotal moment in human history. Technology will undeniably shape the future, and it is essential for global leaders to make wise technological choices. As future leaders, you are called upon to exercise independent thought and consider the far-reaching consequences of your actions. The impact you create can have a domino effect, with contagious and potent outcomes that we are just beginning to comprehend.