In the World: A long haul to bring clean water to developing nations
December 10, 2013MIT’s Susan Murcott expands ceramic-filter production to three continents, bringing jobs and curbing disease.
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli visits MIT in support of assistive technology and global poverty reduction
December 9, 2013Daylong visit highlights work by MIT researchers and others at CSAIL and J-PAL.
Andrea Bocelli and MIT showcase research advancements this Friday
December 5, 2013Andrea Bocelli will attend workshops at MIT featuring research on vision impairment and social impact programs funded by the Andrea Bocelli Foundation and conducted at MIT.
Feeding the world without consuming the planet
November 14, 2013MIT researchers and industry experts address global resource challenges and ways to confront them.
PhD student recognized by International Desalination Association
October 25, 2013Ronan K. McGovern SM '12 receives Best Presentation Award at World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse
In the World: Small Mexican village produces clean water with solar-powered system
September 10, 2013MIT-developed system runs autonomously, producing 1,000 liters per day.
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.
Holding the salt
June 16, 2013MIT graduate student David Cohen-Tanugi works to improve water filtration, desalination.
Water purification process named 'Technology Idol of the Year'
May 15, 2013Humidification-dehumidification (HDH) carrier gas extraction process developed by researchers at MIT.
Purification on the cheap
February 5, 2013System developed at MIT cleans ‘produced water’ from natural gas wells, could lead to improved desalination plants for developing countries.
The high value of water
January 14, 2013Study: People willing to pay more for running water report much higher levels of happiness when they have it.
In Profile: Roman Stocker finds big effects from tiny organisms
December 13, 2012From microbes in the ocean to cats in the kitchen, MIT researcher uncovers surprising phenomena where biology meets fluid mechanics.
Scientists discover water ice on Mercury
November 29, 2012Ice and organic material may have been carried to the planet by passing comets.
3 Questions: World energy outlook
November 27, 2012Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency, talks about the future of fossil fuels and the prospects for curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.
A better way to shed water
October 21, 2012MIT researchers find that lubricated, nanotextured surfaces improved performance of condensers in power and desalination plants.
Said and Done for June/July 2012
July 16, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
A new approach to water desalination
July 1, 2012Graphene sheets with precisely controlled pores have potential to purify water more efficiently than existing methods.
Double the benefits: clean energy also saves water
June 17, 2012NREL-MIT study shows an 80 percent renewable energy standard cuts water use in half.
Inventor honored for bridging innovation and humanitarianism to help millions globally live safer lives
May 2, 2012Dr. Ashok Gadgil Receives $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation for Scientific Solutions to the Global Water Crisis, and Energy and Fuel Efficiency
Using new technology to measure nitrogen in coastal surface waters
April 3, 2012MIT Sea Grant-funded researcher, Matt Charette, is addressing the degradation of coastal waters in New England.
Sometimes the quickest path is not a straight line
March 8, 2012New methods and software developed at MIT can predict optimal paths for automated underwater vehicles.