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
The Schuh Lab received an honorable mention for its participation in the Green Labs contest. This contest challenged MIT labs to find and maintain solutions to reduce waste and hazardous materials and to conserve water and energy.
New Smelting Method Developed by Prof Don Sadoway
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 11:30am
Professor Donald Sadoway and a team of researchers intended to create a new type of battery, but what they did instead was discover a new method of smelting certain metals without releasing any greenhouse gas emissions.
MADMEC spinoff AquaFresco was a finalist in MIT $100k Competition
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 10:30am
AquaFresco is still making waves in their endeavors to reduce waterwaste by recycling water used when cleaning laundry. Since their MADMEC victory is 2014, they've been turning heads with their innovative ideas and picking up more victories and funding from other competitions.