The Louisiana State University Industrial Assessment Center (LS-IAC) provides free energy, productivity, and waste assessments to small and medium sized industrial facilities through funding provided by the US Department of Energy.

LS-IAC Activity Map
41 Assessments
248 Recommendations
0.55 Tbtu Energy Saving*
$4.54 million Cost Savings*
36 Students Trained
*Recommended Savings
Related Papers & Publications

1 Papers / Publications
Hyun Woo Jeon, Seokgi Lee, Chao Wang, " Estimating manufacturing electricity costs by simulating dependence between production parameters,", Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing 55 (2019) 129–140, | doi:10.1016/j.rcim.2018.07.009

1 Papers / Publications
Ahmad Ebrahimi, Hyun Woo Jeon, " Minimizing total tardiness and energy cost by considering layout and scheduling in a flexible job shop,", Proceedings of the 2018 IISE Annual Conference,

2 Papers / Publications
Hyun Woo Jeon, Seokgi Lee, Amin Kargarian, Yuncheol Kang, " Power demand risk models on milling machines,", Journal of Cleaner Production 165 (2017), | doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.101
Seokgi Lee, Byung Do Chung, Hyun Woo Jeon, Jaeyeon Chang, " A dynamic control approach for energy-efficient production scheduling on a single machine under time-varying electricity pricing,", Journal of Cleaner Production 165 (2017), | doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.102
Noteworthy Feedback
""Please let the entire team know that Blast Tech is very impressed and grateful for the quality of the data provided by the students. Because the data is so through it allows us to determine are areas of focus with very little additional input required.""
- Source: Andre Fontova, CEO, Blast Tech, 04/20/2017
""We wanted to let you know how impressed we were with your team's knowledge, professionalism, and humility.""
- Source: Alexander Callahan, Senior Business Analyst, Targa Resources, 05/18/2018
"Your recommendations are excellent and I thank you and your team for spending the time on this project. Come back any time!"
- Source: Jacob Talley, CEO, Tin Roof Brewing Co., 10/16/2018
"I am so thankful to you and your team for getting this done for us, and I know it will go a long way in helping us move forward with our water and energy sustainability. "
- Source: William David Motes, Management Systems Manager, New Orleans Coca-Cola Bottling Co., 02/01/2019
Contact Center Website
Center Director Dr. Jonathan Shi
Phone # +1 225-578-1255
Fax # n/a
Mailing Address 3316D Patrick F. Taylor Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Assistant Director Dr. Chao Wang
Assistant Director Dr. Hyun Jeon
Louisiana State University has trained 36 students
The following students have participated in IAC assessments with Louisiana State University.
The 6 students (in BOLD) have also been awarded IAC student certificates for exceptional participation.

Ahmad Ebrahimi
Amanda Cannella
Berk Mollaoglu
Bhavya Ramachandran
Cameron Torres
Carmen Calderon
Carson Rigol
Casie Jones
Cole Lambert
Daril Nantchouang
David Quiring
Entai Xu
Jake Rovira
Jasmine Bekkaye
Joshua Nabatilan
Julie Reinecke
Keith Hunter
Laleh Ghanbari
Macy Delatte
Matthew Lauto
Mohammad Hassan
Nicholas Hardy
Nicholas Kellner
Perry Rodrigue
Peter Kim
Rickiea Hill
Roshan Sojitra
Seth Ledet
Shashank Muley
Srikanth Bangaru
Tarun Ayiluri
Tommy Nguyen
Travis Daly
Tyler Braud
Vansh Vyas
Weile Wei

Apply for an IAC Assessment

per year
Specific Eligibility
  • Must be a US Manufacturer
  • Yearly Energy Bills:
    • Greater than $100,000
    • Less than $2,500,000
  • Within 150 miles of an IAC
*For special cases, certain requirements may be waived.

Final client selection is left to the discretion of the individual IAC center.
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