In Memory

The MIT community remembers JoAnn Carmin, expert on cities and climate change.
Professor Carmin examined urban responses to climate change; conducted extensive research in Africa, South America.

Around Campus

Nine MIT students and alumni win Fulbright grants
Three of the grant-winners will spend the 2014-2015 academic year conducting energy research or studies abroad.

DOE Renews Two Energy Frontier Research Centers at MIT

In the News

Floating nuclear plants: Is the future of nuclear offshore?
via CS Monitor
MIT Researchers have presented an alternative nuclear reactor – one that floats on water.

Solving Solar's Shade Problem: Students May Have Answered Energy Source's Biggest Flaw

Energy Futures

Energy Futures

Energy Futures: Spring 2014

The new issue is out! Read about energy-related research, education, campus activities, and outreach programs across the Institute.

Read Past Issues of Energy Futures

Game Changers

Game Changers Explores A Cheaper, Cleaner, and More Secure National Energy System
New Stanford-MIT book puts focus on the need for energy innovation R&D.
Available for pre-order now at,, and

Energy Entrepreneurs

How to Clean the Gas and Oil Industries' Most Contaminated Water
via MIT Tech Review
MIT-developed technology at work in Texas thanks to MIT spin-out

Boston trying out solar-powered ‘smart benches’ in parks



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