Faculty Highlight: Keith A. Nelson
January 6, 2014Spectroscopy techniques demonstrate ballistic motion at micron length scales, open door to new possibilities for semiconductors, thermoelectrics.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick visits MIT’s SMART Centre in Singapore
December 24, 2013Governor’s visit spurs a discussion regarding transportation, ‘Big Data,’ and information technology.
Research update: Electric fields can push droplets from surfaces
December 20, 2013New method developed at MIT could lead to near-doubling of heat-transfer efficiency from power-plant condensers.
3 Questions: Randolph Kirchain on the spread of electronic waste
December 17, 2013New study provides a comprehensive look at where a steadily growing quantity of old computers, televisions, and phones end up.
Study finds piece-by-piece approach to emissions policies can be effective
December 16, 2013New analysis shows that policies addressing energy consumption and technology choices individually can play an important part in reducing emissions.
Water, water everywhere: But is there enough to drink?
December 13, 2013At MIT, experts address the challenges of supplying clean, safe water to a growing world population.
Study: Current efforts not enough to prevent climate consequences
November 20, 2013MIT researchers provide a window into the future with 2013 Energy and Climate Outlook
Better batteries through biology?
November 13, 2013MIT researchers find a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.
‘Hybrid’ nuclear plants could make a dent in carbon emissions
November 4, 2013Combining nuclear with artificial geothermal, shale oil, or hydrogen production could help slow climate change, study shows.
Nancy Pelosi visits Plasma Science and Fusion Center
November 4, 2013
Faculty Highlight: Evelyn Wang
November 4, 2013Device Research Laboratory scientists aim to control changes in phase of gases and liquids to reduce power consumption in heating and cooling systems.
Workshop aims to unite research and practice
October 25, 2013MIT Leading Technology and Policy (LTP) Initiative gathers experts from technical and policy communities
Evaluating the risks of natural gas
October 21, 2013MIT researchers weigh natural gas development options and economic risks for small nations using Cyprus as a case study.
MITEI announces new leadership team
October 4, 2013Changes come after Ernest Moniz leaves to lead U.S. Department of Energy
Also labeled: MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI)