In the News

No. 2 Negotiators in Iran Talks Argue Physics Behind Politics
via The New York Times
Mr. Moniz and Mr. Salehi are facing off in intense one-on-one talks as the deadline approaches for a nuclear deal that could be one of the most important, and disputed, international accords in decades.


The Utility of the Future
via The Energy Collective
The electric power sector is poised for transformative changes. What will the utility sector of the future look like?

Student Focus

Bath company helps MIT students with electric car
via WMTW TV
The student group designs, builds and races solar cars. The model they are working on now is a vehicle with a composite chassis.

Around Campus

MIT around the world
via MIT News
MISTI launches a field-specific training series for the MIT community to provide context for those working and traveling abroad. Energy researchers will describe major areas of energy research at MIT including solar, nuclear, carbon capture and sequestration, and electrical grids.

Perspectives

Pumping CO2 underground can help fight climate change. Why is it stuck in second gear?
via The Conversation
Howard J. Herzog, Senior Research Engineer at MIT, on three possible pathways we can follow to lower greenhouse gas concentrations and why he's chosen to focus on carbon capture and storage.

Events

Energy: the World and MIT
Monday, April 6
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, W20-306
MITEI Deputy Director Robert Stoner will give an overview of the world's most pressing energy challenges and how MITEI approaches energy research and education. This session will provide important background and resources for MISTI students doing energy-related internships around the world.


Fundraising in Energy: How to get VCs to invest in your science startup
Tuesday, April 7
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM, E62-250
Join the MIT Joules to learn how to get VCs to invest in your science-based startup. Incredible speakers Leslie Dewan and Sarah Kearney share their secrets for success, moderated by internationally renowned entrepreneurship expert Prof. Fiona Murray.

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