Electrifying transportation: Devil is in the details
January 24, 2011MIT symposium finds electric vehicle technology capabilities are way ahead of policy and infrastructure needs.
What's the price of environmental policies?
January 21, 2011Joint Program report examines discrepancies in climate-change cost estimates
Suresh discusses the role of engineering in the study of infectious disease
December 13, 2010In public lecture at MIT, former dean describes progress in understanding malaria.
Harrell convenes thought-leaders to catalyze new research informed by science, humanities and arts disciplines
December 2, 2010
Chiang, Lester appointed to DOE energy advisory committee
November 15, 2010Professors will provide advice and expertise on clean-energy issues under the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
Public debt concentrated in advanced economies, MIT student’s research finds
November 2, 2010Global financial crisis highlights gulf between advanced and emerging nations.
Academic, industry and government leaders explore systems thinking
October 27, 2010Annual conference examines how approach could help solve the world's pressing problems.
Why telecom regulation needs to change
October 5, 2010Research suggests that the approach that worked with a few large companies with aligned interests needs revisiting in the Internet age.
Nightingale named director of Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development
October 1, 2010
Nuclear-fuel report challenges key assumptions
September 16, 2010MIT study finds no shortage of uranium for nuclear energy for decades, but more research is needed to develop improved fuel-cycle options.
Financial impacts of ‘cap and trade’
August 3, 2010Analysis shows that, contrary to some claims, proposed legislation to limit carbon emissions would not disadvantage those with lower incomes.
Technology and Policy Program student named Switzer Environmental Fellow
July 28, 2010Among 21 granted fellowships this year
Obama intends to nominate Suresh as next NSF director
June 3, 2010The MIT engineering dean would lead the independent federal agency that supports science and engineering research.
Student-run MIT Energy Conference influences national legislation
May 26, 2010Bingaman cites annual event as he introduces bill in U.S. Senate
Fravel, Huang named research associates for new National Asia Research Program
April 12, 2010
Michael Greenstone named director of The Hamilton Project
April 9, 2010MIT economist to head Washington-based policy group
‘Failure is good’
April 4, 2010In a talk to promote his new book, MIT’s Simon Johnson lambastes a finance industry he sees as lacking a healthy fear of losing money.