In connection with the inauguration of the new building to host the Computational Transport Phenomena Laboratory - LCFT/ITA, the Department of Energy - IEME/ITA is proud to announce the establishment of the Competence Center for Energy - CCE/ITA. The center will be headquartered in the new building for LCFT/ITA, which is to be opened during the second semester of 2014. The new Center will serve as a conduit for integrating and enabling Institute-wide programs in energy research, development and innovation. Involving the best and brightest ideas from academia and industry, CCE/ITA aims at creating innovative solutions to present and future energy challenges. Researchers, scholars and students interested to know more and to develop their energy-related research work at CCE/ITA are encouraged to send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.