Chemical engineer Paula T. Hammond on discovery and diversity
Chemical & Engineering News
Paula T. Hammond, head of the Chemical Engineering Department, talks about diversity and her scientific journey.
College students will spend spring break installing solar panels for low income families in long beach
NBC Los Angeles
MIT undergrad students are installing solar panels for low-income communities over spring break. For the past three years, MITEI has collaborated with the nonprofit Grid Alternatives to provide students with this impactful service-learning experience.
Fusion could be the key to powering our future, if scientists can solve one last question
Researchers from MIT's Plasma Science and Fusion Center and Commonwealth Fusion Systems comment on the future of fusion.
Why carbon pricing is more economical than regulations in reducing greenhouse gas emissions
MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change
The International Research Conference on Carbon Pricing, co-chaired by MIT’s Michael Mehling, explored the challenges, opportunities, and best practices of carbon pricing policies. MITEI researcher Sergey Paltsev delivered opening remarks.
New carbon capture solvent is another stab at optimism in a stagnant industry
MITEI research scientist Emre Gençer comments on the need for more work to be done in the carbon capture industry
The Secret to Why a Tesla Costs So Much
Wall Street Journal
To make more affordable cars, Tesla needs to find ways to reduce the costs of their batteries. A video from Forbes uses market research conducted by MITEI research scientist Apurba Sakti.
Renewables + storage ready to demonstrate competitiveness, MIT chemist says
Professor Emeritus John Deutch discusses how renewable energy and storage will be economically competitive with natural gas in the near future.
Solar, renewables, energy transformation reshaping the geopolitical landscape
Professor Sergey Paltsev and others comment on the profound impact that renewable energy could have on the geopolitical and socioeconomic landscape.
The cost of self-driving cars will be the biggest barrier to their adoption
Harvard Business Review
MIT researchers comment on the current cost barriers of autonomous vehicles.