Education

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From freshmen pre-orientation to the Energy Studies Minor to graduate fellowships, we engage students at every level. Our students:

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The Institute’s “mens et manus” philosophy (mind and hand) guides the content of and approaches to teaching and learning energy at MIT.

News

MITEI energizes visitors at the MIT Open House

MITEI energizes visitors at the MIT Open House

Community members welcomed on campus at celebratory event.

April 28, 2016Read more
New technologies challenge old assumptions about the electric grid

New technologies challenge old assumptions about the electric grid

WNPR’s Harriet Jones speaks with MITEI’s Utility of the Future study about the future of electricity provision and generation.

April 25, 2016Read more
Balancing realism and hope for the future

Balancing realism and hope for the future

The Environmental Defense Fund's Fred Krupp speaks about the Paris Climate Agreement at MIT.

April 21, 2016Read more
Energy Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program accepting applications  
for Summer 2016

Energy Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program accepting applications for Summer 2016

Students work on cutting-edge energy projects, receive mentoring and career support.

April 5, 2016Read more
A window on nuclear science and engineering at MIT

A window on nuclear science and engineering at MIT

The Nuclear Science and Engineering Graduate Research Expo provided a glimpse into the department for both the MIT community and prospective graduate students.

March 28, 2016Read more
In global efforts to address climate change, electrical engineers have  
crucial role

In global efforts to address climate change, electrical engineers have crucial role

In student energy seminar, Professor Rajeev Ram illustrates engineering solutions to energy issues.

March 24, 2016Read more
Agreement on climate-related action reached by MIT administration and  
student-led group

Agreement on climate-related action reached by MIT administration and student-led group

Four-part plan signals effort to build on last year’s climate action plan, and an end to months-long protest.

March 3, 2016Read more
Solar cells so thin they could blow away

Solar cells so thin they could blow away

Get ready for solar bubbles.

March 2, 2016Read more
Carbon nanotubes improve metal’s longevity under radiation

Carbon nanotubes improve metal’s longevity under radiation

Aluminum used in nuclear reactors and other harsh environments may last longer with new treatment.

March 2, 2016Read more

Events

Europe’s Vision for New Energy Markets

Inside the Iran Deal: The Technical Evolution of a Historic Agreement

Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s

Undergraduate Energy Seminar Series: Is It Too Late (Or Too Early) For Biofuels?

The Paris Agreement and the Race of Our Lives

Looking Forward - the Next Future of Nuclear Energy

Energy Internship Panel and Resume Review

Negotiation for Undergraduates

Energy UROP Information Session

Urban Physics Workshop