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Basic Energy Science

Research at the atomic and molecular levels, providing the scientific underpinnings for new energy technologies

Image from Making electricity with photovoltaics, Energy Futures, Spring 2011 Credit: Justin Knight

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Fabrication of new materials

Designing “recipes” using artificial intelligence

MIT Energy Initiative awards nine Seed Fund grants for early-stage energy research

Awardees will use grants to advance research in areas including energy storage, renewables expansion modeling, and the chemistry of electrocatalysts.

Kristala Prather: Advancing energy-efficient biochemistry and training tomorrow’s scientists and engineers

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