In the News

Former weapons system engineers raise $6.9M for learning home air vents
via Greentech Media
MITEI Director of Research and Analysis Francis O'Sullivan talks to the Washington Examiner about Clinton's newly unveiled climate strategy


Hillary's solar plan: 'Ambitious' but 'doable'
via The Washington Examiner
MITEI Director of Research and Analysis Francis O'Sullivan talks to the Washington Examiner about Clinton's newly unveiled climate strategy


Could next-gen reactors spark revival in nuclear power?
via National Geographic
Tech titans like Bill Gates are helping fund a new generation of commercial nuclear reactors, some likely in China, as a solution to climate change

Around Campus

High school students blend engineering, art, and science
via MIT News
Students in the Edgerton Center's Engineering Design Workshop will soon unveil their steam-infused projects

Energy Innovators

Boston's Ecovent snags $6.9M for wireless climate-control tech
via Xconomy
MIT startup is optimizing the energy efficiency of home temperature control


MIT stealth spinout Pi charges up wireless power competition
via Xconomy
Researchers at MIT are working towards the future of wireless power through a variety of startups

Events

Status and Prospects for Burning Plasmas via Laser Fusion
Friday, July 31, 3:00 PM
24-213, NSE Department

Speaker: Professor Riccardo Betti, Robert L. McCrory Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester


Modeling Urban Sustainability: Energy, Daylight, and Walkability

Monday, August 17 - Friday, August 21

New one week course for design professionals. Aimed at architects, urban planners, consultants, city managers and others, this first-of-its-kind course from MIT Architecture will teach participants the power of new modeling software to aid in sustainable urban design. Open to the public, registration required. 

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