MIT report provides guidance on climate-related financial disclosures

Recommendations could help companies deliver more useful disclosures to investors on risks they face due to climate change.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Nov. 6, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research mit-energy-initiative sloan-school-of-management oil-and-gas climate-change environment industry policy climate greenhouse-gases carbon-dioxide emissions sustainability

A new mathematical approach to understanding zeolites

Study of minerals widely used in industrial processes could lead to discovery of new materials for catalysis and filtering.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Oct. 7, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering materials-research-laboratory industry research nanoscience-and-nanotechnology machine-learning energy-storage photonics mitnano artificial-intelligence dmse


3 Questions: Why sensing, why now, what next?

Brian Anthony, co-leader of SENSE.nano, discusses sensing for augmented and virtual reality and for advanced manufacturing.

MIT.nano | Sept. 20, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: mitnano nanoscience-and-nanotechnology sensors research manufacturing augmented-and-virtual-reality 3-questions data analytics staff mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering industry

What’s the best way to cut vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions?

Study finds that in some locations, lightweight gas-powered cars could have a bigger emissions-reducing impact than electric ones.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Aug. 26, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: emissions research climate-change efficiency energy industry sustainability transportation materials-science-and-engineering automobiles school-of-engineering


Making wireless communication more energy efficient

Along with studying theory, "it's also important to me that the work we are doing will help to solve real-world problems,” says LIDS student Omer Tanovic.

Greta Friar | Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems | July 3, 2019 | mit
~10 mins   

Tags: laboratory-for-information-and-decision-systems-lids electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering wireless energy networks algorithms profile graduate postdoctoral research emissions industry students

Fabrics poised to become the new software

Basic research advance leads to production of more than 250,000 chips embedded within fibers in less than a year.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office | May 21, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: cambridge boston-and-region industry technology-and-society innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie materials-science-and-engineering dmse school-of-engineering electronics research manufacturing collaboration government


Six suborbital research payloads from MIT fly to space and back

Space Exploration Initiative research aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard experiment capsule crossed the Karman line for three minutes of sustained microgravity.

Stephanie Strom | MIT Media Lab | May 3, 2019 | mit
~9 mins   

Tags: media-lab space astronomy-and-planetary-science research industry school-of-architecture-and-planning arts materials-science-and-engineering architecture agriculture manufacturing aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering

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