Better droplet condensation could boost power efficiency
June 21, 2013Improved system for power plants uses oil-infused condenser surface to improve heat-transfer properties.
MIT and UC Berkeley launch energy-efficiency research project
June 18, 2013The E2e Project aims to give decision-makers real-world evidence on the most cost-effective ways to reduce energy and emissions.
Creating a low-carbon, non-nuclear economy: The case of Taiwan
June 14, 2013Can Taiwan create a low-carbon economy without nuclear energy? One MIT researcher finds out.
Angela Belcher wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2013MIT professor honored for her innovations that take cues, and materials, from nature to tackle key societal issues.
Tracking bubbles for improved nuclear safety
June 4, 2013Nuclear science and engineering grad student Rosemary Sugrue explores thermal hydraulics in nuclear reactors
Helping advance computational capabilities, expand student research options
May 30, 2013Associate Professor Benoit Forget looks to the past for clues to push refinement of nuclear reactors
Diving into nuclear policy
May 28, 2013Whether he’s in a Navy submarine or in Washington, you’ll find MIT senior Cameron McCord at the intersection of nuclear engineering, policy and service.
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NSE grad student wins Heller Entrepreneurship Grant
May 21, 2013Sam Shaner recognized for contributing to spirit of entrepreneurship at the Institute
Robert C. Armstrong named director of MIT Energy Initiative
May 16, 2013Outgoing director Ernest Moniz confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Energy.
One order of steel; hold the greenhouse gases
May 8, 2013Steelmaking, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.
Funding clean-energy solutions
May 7, 2013MIT’s Clean Energy Prize awards more than $300,000 to support green startups and technologies.
MSMS student taps MIT Sloan to power energy research
May 7, 2013As a student in the Master of Science in Management Studies program, Vikalp Sabhlok examines ways to improve energy distribution systems in developing countries.
Cleaner energy, warmer climate?
May 6, 2013MIT researchers explore the possible consequences of expanding biofuels.
MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.
The case for optimism about a renewable energy future
May 1, 2013Researcher Eric Martinot presents findings of two-year project at campus event