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

Department of Chemical Engineering establishes new professorship

Department of Chemical Engineering establishes new professorship

Bernhardt Trout becomes first Raymond F. Baddour (1949) Professor of Chemical Engineering.

October 16, 2014Read more
Paradigm shifter

Paradigm shifter

Maxime Cohen’s research — and tireless work ethic — change business practices for the better.

September 10, 2014Read more
MIT students meet with nuclear energy policy-makers

MIT students meet with nuclear energy policy-makers

MIT contingent met with numerous offices for representatives and senators in their home states and members of critical congressional committees.

September 5, 2014Read more
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

Events

Scaling alternative household fuel production in East Africa

MIT Energy Conference

MIT Energy Conference

Entrepreneurs Resources at MIT: Panel Discussion

Energy Minor Information Session

MADMEC Finals

LIVE Webcast 9/17: Urban Strategies for a New Energy Future