John M. Deutch

Institute Professor and Professor of Chemistry
Chemistry


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John M. Deutch

About

John M. Deutch, emeritus Institute Professor at MIT, joined the MIT faculty in 1970. During his tenure, he has served as chairman of the Department of Chemistry, dean of Science, and Provost. Deutch has been instrumental in the creation of MITEI’s “Future of...” series and has published widely in the area of physical chemistry as well as on technology, energy, international security, and public policy issues. In 2013, Deutch was appointed to the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB), the 19-member board comprised of scientists, business executives, academics, and former government officials that serves as an independent advisory committee to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.

Research

  • Physical chemistry and energy technology
  • Analysis and modeling of the technical, economic, and environmental aspects of fuel cell behavior and fuel cell systems

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July 13, 2015
Energy synergy: MIT ignites CERAWeek
MIT representatives shared emerging energy technologies at an influential conference rifle with world leaders.

July 9, 2015
Energy Synergy: MIT Ignites CERAWeek
The MIT Energy Initiative plays an integral role in IHS CERA's annual energy gathering

August 19, 2014
Obama's Second-Term Energy Policy Is Working
via The Wall Street Journal
He's reducing CO2 coal emissions via regulation, but he can do more to develop U.S. oil and natural gas.

May 20, 2014
Opportunities, Challenges for Energy Efficiency
Event tackles needed actions to move energy efficiency forward in commercial buildings.

December 2, 2013
The Future of Coal
via the Global Energy Initiative

August 28, 2013
MIT’s John Deutch to co-chair Secretary of Energy Advisory Board
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the members of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). The nineteen member board comprised of scientists, business executives, academics and former government officials will serve as an independent advisory committee to Energy Secretary Moniz, MITEI's former director.

July 10, 2013
Report Maps Future of Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Cars that run on biofuels and liquefied natural gas can cost less, cut emissions, and reduce dependence on foreign fuels.