In the News

Urgent action needed on climate change, say Nobel laureates
via India West
MITEI Deputy Director Robert Stoner takes part in a panel on the future of energy at the Indian Institute of Technology Alumni Global Leadership Conference


MIT idea: Reward solar generation instead of installation
via Greenbiz
Incentives for solar generation, rather than installation, could drive the market faster


There may be 500,000,000 solar panels on US roofs with Hillary Clinton at helm
via Greentech Media
MITEI's Francis O'Sullivan shares his thoughts on the feasibility of Clinton's plan

Energy Innovators

Wearable tech improves comfort by influencing perceived body temperature
via Engineering.com
MIT startup Embr Labs translates personal temperature regulation into energy savings.


Boston's Ecovent snags $6.9M for wireless climate-control tech
via Xconomy
MIT startup is optimizing the energy efficiency of home temperature control

Around Campus

High school students blend engineering, art, and science
via MIT News
Students in the Edgerton Center's Engineering Design Workshop will soon unveil their steam-infused projects

Events

Status and Prospects for Burning Plasmas via Laser Fusion
Friday, July 31, 3:00 PM
24-213, NSE Department

Speaker: Professor Riccardo Betti, Robert L. McCrory Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester


Modeling Urban Sustainability: Energy, Daylight, and Walkability

Monday, August 17 - Friday, August 21

New one week course for design professionals. Aimed at architects, urban planners, consultants, city managers and others, this first-of-its-kind course from MIT Architecture will teach participants the power of new modeling software to aid in sustainable urban design. Open to the public, registration required. 

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