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.

UU-IAC Activity Map
158 Assessments
988 Recommendations
2.20 Tbtu Energy Saving*
$26.14 million Cost Savings*
71 Students Trained
*Recommended Savings
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 # +1 801-581-3957
Fax # +1 801-581-3957
Mailing Address 50 S. Central Campus Dr.
Rm 3290
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Assistant Director Julie Sieving, P.E.
Other Dr. Kevin Whitty
University of Utah has trained 71 students
The following students have participated in IAC assessments with University of Utah.
The 13 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
Caleb Wray
Chris Landes
Christopher Hillam
Dan Youngberg
Daniel Luis Moreno
Debbie Gale
Demetrius Daniels
Derek Machalek
Doug Crawford
Doug Voss
Erik Mollinet
Giovanna Roth
Grant Jimenez
Haley Feten
Hyrum Davis,
Isaac Hale
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
Micale Ward
Michael Christensen
Michael Reynolds
Mike Chambers
Moataz Sheha
Moriah Henning
Paige Brimley
Pete Horseth
Quin Smith
Quinn Alleman
R.T. Williams
Rick Walker
Ron Carrasquel
Russel Olsen
Ryan Hart
Ryan White
Shoko Imamura
Stephen Denton
Susan Philyaw
Thomas Tran
Tom Fairbanks
Will Chatwin
Yunju Lee
Zachary Freedman

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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