Electrically switchable system could continuously separate gases without the need for moving parts or wasted space.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy environment carbon greenhouse-gases emissions research school-of-engineering mit-energy-initiative-mitei chemical-engineering
“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy carbon carbon-dioxide global-warming greenhouse-gases emissions research renewable-energy mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering 3-questions alternative-energy energy-storage
In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: cities sustainability pollution development research transportation automobiles school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart
New method for producing thermoset plastics allows them to be broken down more easily after use.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: chemistry sustainability recycling research polymers school-of-science national-science-foundation-nsf national-institutes-of-health-nih materials-science-and-engineering
As the air cleared after lockdowns, solar installations in Delhi produced 8 percent more power, study shows.
July 22, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy solar covid-19 pollution pandemic policy india research mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering technology-and-society photovoltaics
Researchers design an effective treatment for both exhaust and ambient air.
July 9, 2020 • ~15 min
Tags: sustainability energy environment climate pollution startups carbon greenhouse-gases emissions research carbon-nanotubes school-of-engineering innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie alumniae mit-energy-initiative chemical-engineering
Jacqueline Thomas PhD ’20 recounts her final academic year at MIT, from once-in-a-lifetime field work to a virtual thesis defense.
June 14, 2020 • ~12 min
Tags: sustainability aircraft covid-19 pandemic data graduate profile research aviation students school-of-engineering alumniae aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering computer-modeling postdoctoral air-traffic
Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
June 11, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: sustainability greenhouse-gases infrastructure emissions research transportation automobiles carbon-nanotubes school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology concrete concrete-sustainability-hub
Three MIT teams to explore novel ways to reduce operations and maintenance costs of advanced nuclear reactors.
May 27, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy funding research school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering nuclear-science-and-engineering nuclear-power-and-reactors
Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
May 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy research transportation automobiles renewable-energy batteries mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering national-science-foundation-nsf department-of-energy-doe alternative-energy singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart
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