Q: What are some of the most significant research impacts the MIT energy community has made over the past decade?
Will metal supplies limit battery expansion?
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 11:30am
The dramatic rise in production of electric vehicles, coupled with expected growth in the use of grid-connected battery systems for storing electricity from renewable sources, raises a crucial question: Are there enough raw materials to enable significantly increased production of lithium-ion bat
Projects make inroads on global food and water challenges
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:00am
With goals that include finding better ways to purify and desalinate water, improving fertilizer production, and preventing food contamination, nearly two dozen research teams presented updates on their work at a day-long event on Sept. 15.
Making a pledge for the climate with our careers
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:00am
Jeremy Poindexter, a graduate student in DMSE, recently published a piece titled "Making a pledge for the climate with our careers" in The Tech.
The Engine announces investments in first group of startups
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 10:45am
The Engine, founded last year by MIT, today announced investments in its first group of seven startups that are developing innovations poised for transformative impact on aerospace, renewable energy, synthetic biology, medicine, and other sectors.
Comprehensive characterization of atmospheric organic carbon at a forested site
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:15pm
For a few weeks over the summer in 2011, teams of scientists from around the world converged on a small patch of ponderosa pine forest in Colorado to carry out one of the most detailed, extended surveys of atmospheric chemistry ever attempted in one place, in many cases using new measurement devi
Designing the Circular Economy
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:45am
In the circular economy, waste is minimized through reuse, reducing resource consumption by regeneratively cycling economic, natural, and social capital.
3.70/3.18 class, Materials Science & Engineering of Clean Energy Technology
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 1:45pm
3.70/3.18 class, Materials Science & Engineering of Clean Energy Technology, will be presenting their projects as one-slide pitches and posters. This grad/undergrad class is part of the new