Personable robots, advanced prosthetics and entrepreneurship figure prominently in campus visit.
During a presentation to the MIT Energy Club on Dec. 9, Arun Majumdar, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), announced the creation of the ARPA-E Fellows Program for postdoctoral students and recent PhD graduates. He said he was announcing the program to members of the Energy Club first because he had been impressed and “energized” by them at a previous visit in April.
Since 2004, the MIT Energy Club has been organizing lectures, discussions, tours, and a major annual energy conference aimed at engaging and educating MIT’s energy science, technology, policy, and business communities. The club now has more than 1,700 members.
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