Work by Professor John Lienhard and Kishor Nayar SM ’14, PhD ’19 was recently recognized by the International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam.
July 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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System achieves new level of efficiency in harnessing sunlight to make fresh potable water from seawater.
Feb. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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Method concentrates radionuclides in a small portion of a nuclear plant’s wastewater, allowing the rest to be recycled.
Dec. 19, 2019 • ~6 min
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At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.
Oct. 29, 2019 • ~9 min
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Process developed at MIT could turn concentrated brine into useful chemicals, making desalination more efficient.
Feb. 13, 2019 • ~6 min
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High-temperature steam might be used in remote regions to cook, clean, or sterilize medical equipment.
Dec. 11, 2018 • ~7 min
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Water-starved areas could find new sources by desalinating water that’s much less salty than seawater.
July 4, 2018 • ~8 min
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Technology captures water evaporating from cooling towers; prototype to be installed on MIT’s Central Utility Plant.
June 8, 2018 • ~8 min
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Eleven principal investigators from six MIT departments will receive grants totaling over $1.3 million, overhead free, for research on food and water challenges.
May 25, 2018 • ~12 min
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Choices by consumers and farmers can help limit global warming, but climate change may also curtail those choices in the future.
May 11, 2018 • ~6 min
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