Media alert: Opening of new Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Center on May 4
On Tuesday, May 4, press are invited to learn about center and its transformative research in solar energyLearn about the new Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Center and its transformative research in solar energy, and tour the center’s laboratories with senior MIT faculty and researchers.
The event is hosted by MIT President Susan Hockfield and Paolo Scaroni, Chief Executive Officer of Eni SpA
AGENDA (Tuesday, May 4):
12:45 p.m.: Light lunch served (optional)
1:15 p.m.: Formal program with presentations and Q&A
1:45 p.m.: Guided tour of the Center’s laboratories by senior MIT faculty and researchers
- Susan Hockfield, President, MIT
- Paolo Scaroni, CEO, Eni SpA
- Ernest J. Moniz, Director, MIT Energy Initiative
In 2007, Eni SpA and MIT entered into a unique partnership to help transform global energy systems through research in advanced solar energy technologies. This effort represents the largest single focus of the MIT Energy Initiative’s research portfolio. The Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Center represents a major milestone in this effort. Its new laboratory facility is designed to help achieve the goal of a sustainable energy future through the development of scalable and affordable renewable energy technologies.
WHERE: Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Center, Building 13, Rm. 3038, MIT campus
RSVP to: Patti Richards, MIT News Office, firstname.lastname@example.org; 617-253-8923