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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Energy systems are rapidly transforming. As a result, jobs in the renewable energy sector are among the fastest growing in the U.S. The Master’s in Energy Systems Management equips students for positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors promoting a sustainable, low carbon future with alternatives like solar and wind power.We invite you to …

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The Atlantic | The Climate Economy Is About to Explode

This article in The Atlantic captures the significance recent climate change legislation in the U.S. will have on job opportunities in the clean energy industry. The ESM Program at USF is proud of all our alumni working in this field and are excited to be educating the next generation of climate leaders. The Climate Economy Is About To Explode: A …

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The Threshold Podcast featuring Dr. Jim Williams

Dr. Jim Williams is a professor in the Energy Systems Management program at the University of SanFrancisco and a global thought leader on low-carbon energy systems. He also directs the DeepDecarbonization Pathways Project for the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and is a seniorresearch fellow with Evolved Energy Research. He was recently featured as one of …

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San Francisco Chronicle Article featuring Dr. Jim Williams

Our own Dr. Jim Williams was recently interviewed by the San Francisco Chronicle, for his viewson the recent power crisis situation faced by Californians. Sustained high temperatures andnear capacity system loads on the grid posed the threat of statewide blackouts, leading toofficials urging citizens to curtail electricity usage from the late afternoon until evening timeamid …

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Jim Williams has been promoted to Full Professor

USFCA's ESM program is proud to announce that Dr. James ("Jim") H. Williams has received tenure and has been promoted to full Professor. He joined the MS in Energy Systems Management program in 2017, our inaugural year of instruction. As a founding faculty member in the program, Jim has been critical in establishing our program's …

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ESM Marin County Hike

First and second year students from the ESM program were recently marshaled by ESMProgram Director and Trail Leader for the day, Fred Willington, on an expedition hike in MarinCounty just north of San Francisco. About twenty hikers gathered on a gray and misty Saturdaymorning at the Rock Spring Trailhead in Mount Tamalpais State Park, and …

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FULBRIGHT PROGRAM

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international academic exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Since its inception in 1946, over 400,000 Fulbrighters from the United States and 165 countries have studied, taught, and conducted research in each other's countries while promoting international understanding and collaboration as participants and alumni.  During their grants, Fulbrighters meet, …

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Join the Energy Systems Management Program at USF

The MS in Energy Systems Management (ESM) program, designed by industry experts and academics, provides comprehensive instruction on energy system dynamics, advanced technologies, business strategy, energy finance, energy law, and public policy. Courses are taught by professors in STEM fields alongside those in USF’s MBA and JD programs. The program’s Industry Advisory Board of local professionals provides networking and mentorship …

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