Education


MIT is fundamentally a center of learning, and education is a pillar of the Energy Initiative.

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

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

News

Waste audit shows Pune slums generate little garbage

Waste audit shows Pune slums generate little garbage

MIT Tata Center research finds waste generation in the slums is one-fourth the amount generated in lower-middle class and higher income households.

August 20, 2014Read more
Nine MIT students and alumni win Fulbright grants

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.

July 17, 2014Read more
Graduate student Sami Khan receives research award

Graduate student Sami Khan receives research award

Hydro Research Foundation award recognizes Khan's work on novel rare earth coatings that aim to enhance the longevity of hydropower water conveyance structures.

June 30, 2014Read more
Kerry Emanuel: Bringing global warming science from the classroom to the  
world

Kerry Emanuel: Bringing global warming science from the classroom to the world

For decades, Professor Emanuel has educated students, politicians, the media, and even climate skeptics about the science behind climate change.

June 10, 2014Read more
Energy alumni: Where are they now?

Energy alumni: Where are they now?

We check in on Cristina Botero PhD ’14, Lara Pierpoint SM ’08, PhD ’11, and Yogesh Ramadass SM ’06, PhD ’09.

June 10, 2014Read more
Morals matter: New class explores energy and ethics

Morals matter: New class explores energy and ethics

MIT team is now developing The Ethics of Energy Policy, scheduled to launch in fall 2015.

June 10, 2014Read more
MIT community samples rich menu of 2014 Energy IAP offerings

MIT community samples rich menu of 2014 Energy IAP offerings

MITEI-sponsored events featured hands-on, student-led, interactive workshops; visits to local businesses; and opportunities for informal networking.

June 10, 2014Read more
MIT faculty energize launch of Skoltech curriculum

MIT faculty energize launch of Skoltech curriculum

First-ever classes taught at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology brought an MIT-inspired energy curriculum to Russia.

June 10, 2014Read more
Tata Center students seek innovative, affordable solutions to real-world  
problems in India

Tata Center students seek innovative, affordable solutions to real-world problems in India

Tata Fellows met with companies, community members, and policy makers in India to identify projects for ongoing collaboration.

June 10, 2014Read more
BP awards MIT undergrads for academic excellence

BP awards MIT undergrads for academic excellence

Ten women recognized for their accomplishments in the field of energy

June 3, 2014Read more

Events

Sustainability: Principles and Practice

Nuclear Plant Safety

Modeling and Simulation of Transportation Networks

Energy, Sustainability, and Life Cycle Assessment

Design of Motors, Generators, and Drive Systems

Beyond Smart Cities

2014 MIT Energy Conference

Introduction to Process Simulation for non-Chemical Engineers

2014 MIT Energy Conference