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University of Utah IAC
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University of Utah IAC
Center Established 2001
University of Utah
Director Dr. Kody Powell
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University of Utah
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IAC Center of Excellence: 2020

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

171 Assessments
1,058 Recommendations
2.43 Tbtu Energy Saving*
$27.67 million Cost Savings*
78 Students Trained
*Recommended Savings
Energy Engineering related programs, degrees, etc:
Generic IAC Assessment Activity
Generic IAC Assessment Activity
Generic IAC Assessment Activity
Related Papers & Publications
7 Papers / Publications
Khalid Rashid, Seyed Safdarnejad, Kody Powell, " Process intensification of solar thermal power using hybridization, flexible heat integration, and real-time optimization,", Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, | doi:
Kevin Ellingwood, Seyed Safdarnejad, Khalid Rashid, Kody Powell, " Leveraging Energy Storage in a Solar-Tower and Combined Cycle Hybrid Power Plant,", Energies, | doi:
5 Papers / Publications
Center Director Dr. Kody Powell
Phone # +18015813957
Fax # +18015813957
Mailing Address 50 S. Central Campus Dr.
Rm 3290
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Assistant Director Julie Sieving, P.E.
University of Utah has trained 78 students
The following students have participated in IAC assessments with University of Utah since 2003, when student name tracking began.
The 29 students (in BOLD) have also been awarded IAC student certificates for exceptional participation.

Aaron Chambers
Abe Kearl
Alexander Leopardi
Allen Neicosup
Andrew Hatch
Andrew Meldrum
Anthony Vance
Ari Yue
Blake Billings
Brie Crofts
Brie Esplin
Brody Westberg
Brooke Yardley
Caleb Wray
Chris Landes
Christopher Hillam
Conrad Duerr
Dan Youngberg
Daniel Luis Moreno
Debbie Gale
Derek Machalek
Doug Crawford
Doug Voss
Erik Mollinet
Giovanna Roth
Grant Jimenez
Haley Feten
Hyrum Davis,
Isaac Hale
Jake Immonen
James Gessel
Jared Strebel
Jesse Reeves
Jesse Sorenson
Jim Parry
Joel Kongolo Ilunga
Kaden Plewe
Kari Keddington
Kathy LeBlanc
Kenneth Smith
Kevin Ellingwood
Kortney Shorts
Kristopher Issac Rydalch
Kyle Day
Landen Blackburn
Landon Crowther
Mark Biesinger,
Mark Henry
Mark McPherson
Mateo Ismodes
Micale Ward
Michael Christensen
Michael Reynolds
Mike Chambers
Moataz Sheha
Moriah Henning
Nestor Camacho
Paige Brimley
Pete Horseth
Quin Smith
Quinn Alleman
R.T. Williams
Rick Walker
Ron Carrasquel
Russel Olsen
Ryan Hart
Ryan White
Sai Pandit
Shoko Imamura
Stephen Denton
Susan Philyaw
Tess Jorgensen
Thomas Tran
Tom Fairbanks
Will Chatwin
William Brett Graham
Yunju Lee
Zachary Freedman

Apply for an IAC Assessment

Specific Eligibility Requirements*:
  • 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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