Faculty Highlight: Evelyn Wang
November 4, 2013Device Research Laboratory scientists aim to control changes in phase of gases and liquids to reduce power consumption in heating and cooling systems.
Finding the keys to boiling heat transfer
July 15, 2013Understanding the properties that control surface dissipation of heat could lead to improved power plants and electronics with high heat-transfer rates.
MIT and NSTAR celebrate energy efficiency success, extend ‘Efficiency Forward’ through 2015
July 2, 2013Since first agreement in 2010, MIT has reduced electricity use on campus by 15 percent.
Research update: Jumping droplets help heat transfer
January 4, 2013Scalable nanopatterned surfaces designed by MIT researchers could make for more efficient power generation and desalination.
Bringing power to the people — and heat as well
August 5, 2012Sun-powered system developed by MIT students could provide electricity, heat and cooling to rural schools and clinics.
New chip captures power from multiple sources
July 8, 2012System developed at MIT could combine power harvested from light, heat and vibrations to run monitoring systems.