On December 14, 2016, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced nearly $35 million for 28 higher education institutions from 25 states across the country to set up and operate regional Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC). The centers will provide site-specific recommendations to small manufacturers with opportunities to improve productivity, secure information, reduce waste and save energy while providing training for undergraduate and graduate engineering students in manufacturing processes, energy assessment procedures, and energy management systems.

Arizona State University Tempe, AZ $1,480,755
Boise State University Boise, ID $1,225,000
Clemson University Clemson, SC $1,284,415
Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA $1,575,000
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN $1,574,211
Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA $1,520,375
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA $1,478,376
North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC $1,125,000
Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK $1,443,750
Oregon State University Corvallis, OR $1,575,000
San Diego State University San Diego, CA $1,278,959
San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA $1,297,941
Syracuse University Syracuse, NY $1,312,500
Tennessee Tech University Cookeville, TN $1,575,000
Texas A&M (TEES) College Station, TX $1,575,000
University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL $1,350,000
University of Dayton Dayton, OH $1,474,485
University of Florida Gainesville, FL $1,370,030
University of Illinois Chicago Chicago, IL $1,575,000
University of Kentucky Lexington, KY $1,464,762
University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA $1,400,000
University of Miami Coral Gables, FL $1,490,700
University of Missouri Columbia, MO $1,443,722
University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE $1,439,591
University of Texas Rio Grande Edinburg, TX $1,250,338
University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT $1,444,128
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI $1,399,451
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV $1,575,000