In the News

The Utility of the Future
via The Energy Collective
The electric power sector is poised for transformative changes. What will the utility sector of the future look like?


With New Nonstick Coating, the Wait, and Waste, Is Over
via The New York Times
A coating developed by a MIT start-up company, LiquiGlide, makes the inside of a bottle permanently wet, allowing viscous fluids like ketchup to pour out easily.

Student Focus

MIT Students Share Ideas About Water Conservation during Oil and Gas Processing on the Global Stage
Three Sophomores to Represent MIT at BP Ultimate Field Trip National Competition Finals in Houston this April

Around Campus

MIT around the world
via MIT News
MISTI launches a field-specific training series for the MIT community to provide context for those working and traveling abroad. Energy researchers will describe major areas of energy research at MIT including solar, nuclear, carbon capture and sequestration, and electrical grids.

Perspectives

Pumping CO2 underground can help fight climate change. Why is it stuck in second gear?
via The Conversation
Howard J. Herzog, Senior Research Engineer at MIT, on three possible pathways we can follow to lower greenhouse gas concentrations and why he's chosen to focus on carbon capture and storage.

Events

Energy: the World and MIT
Monday, April 6
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, W20-306
MITEI Deputy Director Robert Stoner will give an overview of the world's most pressing energy challenges and how MITEI approaches energy research and education. This session will provide important background and resources for MISTI students doing energy-related internships around the world.


Fundraising in Energy: How to get VCs to invest in your science startup
Tuesday, April 7
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM, E62-250
Join the MIT Joules to learn how to get VCs to invest in your science-based startup. Incredible speakers Leslie Dewan and Sarah Kearney share their secrets for success, moderated by internationally renowned entrepreneurship expert Prof. Fiona Murray.


CPW Energy Open House
Friday, April 17
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, E19-319
Invite Only
Interested in energy at MIT? Come mingle with energy student groups and researchers, hear about the Energy Minor, and learn how you can get involved in undergraduate energy research!

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