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)
New materials improve oxygen catalysis
September 17, 2013Highly active catalysts could be key to improved energy storage in fuel cells and advanced batteries.
Energy and the developing world
September 13, 2013New student group aims to raise awareness about the developing world’s energy crisis.
Controlling the growth of semiconducting nanowires
September 13, 2013MIT doctoral candidate Sam Crawford has contributed to fundamental understanding of growth processes using metal seed particles.
Catalyzing the next generation of batteries
September 12, 2013Professor Yang Shao-Horn works at the cutting edge of basic energy science research
In the World: Small Mexican village produces clean water with solar-powered system
September 10, 2013MIT-developed system runs autonomously, producing 1,000 liters per day.
Solar-cell manufacturing costs: innovation could level the field
September 5, 2013Study shows that factors other than wages dominate trends in photovoltaic costs, raising the prospect of competitive manufacturing anywhere.