The Center for Global Studies globalizes the research, teaching, and outreach missions of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Their work in Environmental Sustainability and Global Health directly relate to the Energy-Water Nexus.
A 501(c)3 research organization representing more than 130 U.S. universities and international water science-related organizations. University of Illinois is a member. Campus contacts for CUASHI are listed here.
One of more than 30 Sea Grant Programs in the U.S., IISG is focused on the southern Lake Michigan region. Funded through National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the University of Illinois and Purdue University, "IISG brings together scientists, educators, policy makers, community decision makers, outreach specialists, business leaders, and the general public to work towards a healthy environment and economy." Information about funding for research is available at http://iiseagrant.org/research.php