MIT principal investigators will receive funding and support for projects seeking an impact in the developing world.
People must retain control of autonomous vehicles
In a commentary for Nature, Ashley Nunes, Bryan Reimer and Joseph Coughlin of the MIT AgeLab discuss how current legislation does not sufficiently account for the risks associated with operating autonomous vehicles. “Policymakers need to work more closely with academics and manufacturers to design appropriate regulations,” they write. “This is extremely challenging because the research cuts across many disciplines.”
Leader in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Institute for Data, Systems, and Society was the inaugural JR East Professor.
Gathering focuses on spurring new directions for economic development.
Clean power is shaking up the global geopolitics of energy
Energy transitions change the world, writes Henry Tricks. So who will be the winners and losers of the green revolution?
Daniel Kammen of the University of California at Berkeley discusses current efforts in clean energy innovation and implementation, and what's coming next.
MIT Energy Initiative founding member Eni announces support for key research through MIT Laboratory for Innovation in Fusion Technologies
My life in the elusive green economy
MITEI research director Francis O'Sullivan says "we've entered a new era”—one in which clean energy is rapidly transforming the marketplace.
New technologies, systems, and business models are rapidly changing the energy landscape, experts attest.