In the News

Shift in U.S. federal solar funding needed for large-scale deployment: report
via Reuters
MIT Energy Initiative report urges U.S. to redirect spending from wasteful solar power tax credits and prepare the electricity grid for large-scale soalr energy use.

CERA Week: MIT professors talk technology
via Fuel Fix
MIT professors unveil breakthroughs in energy research at IHS CERA Week 2015. 

Oil, Gas, Power, Prices: Big themes from energy meeting
via The New York Times
A briefing on the major topics discussed at IHS CERA Week 2015 in Houston.

Energy Entrepreneurs

New Program Aims to Commercialize Innovations in Food and Water
via MIT News
"J-WAFS Solutions" will provide seed funding for promising new approaches to water, food supply

Around Campus

Inspiring a New Generation of Women in Nuclear Science and Engineering
via MIT News
2015 Rising Stars in Nuclear Science and Engineering Symposium highlights outstanding new work and celebrates women in the field

MIT and Kuwait University researchers awarded $5.5 million for work on next-generation desalination systems
via MIT News
Funding sponsored through the Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment 


Center for Excitonics Seminar
Tuesday, May 12
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, 36-428
Professor Tamar Seideman of Northwestern University's Department of Chemistry will give a seminar on excitonics. Open to the general public. 

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