Lowering emissions without breaking the bank

New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth

Mark Dwortzan | Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change | July 31, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change institute-for-data systems and-society sloan-school-of-management mitei school-of-engineering tata-center climate india carbon alternative-energy climate-change development economics global-warming greenhouse-gases renewable-energy research department-of-energy-doe

Saving heat until you need it

A new concept for thermal energy storage involves a material that absorbs heat as it melts and releases it as it resolidifies.

Nancy W. Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative | Dec. 19, 2018 | mit
~15 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering energy-storage mit-energy-initiative tata-center chemistry chemical-engineering energy research

Low-cost prosthetic foot mimics natural walking | MIT News

New design can be tuned to an individual’s body weight and size.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | June 26, 2018
~9 mins |

Tags:  assistive-technology  developing-countries  india  mechanical-engineering  research  school-of-engineering  tata-center

New system recovers fresh water from power plants | MIT News

Technology captures water evaporating from cooling towers; prototype to be installed on MIT’s Central Utility Plant.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | June 8, 2018
~8 mins |

Tags:  research  water  nanoscience-and-nanotechnology  mechanical-engineering  materials-science-and-engineering  manufacturing  desalination  nuclear-power-and-reactors  school-of-engineering  energy  environment  sustainability  facilities  tata-center

Translational Research Program to help MIT researchers achieve real-world impact | MIT News

Tata Center for Technology and Design program "aims to close the gap between ideas and implementation," says program director Jason Prapas.

Shivangi Misra | Tata Center for Technology and Design | June 6, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  tata-center  institute-for-medical-engineering-and-science-imes  startups  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  india  agriculture  energy  environment  health  housing  water  disease  school-of-engineering

Fundamental equations guide marine robots to optimal sampling sites | MIT News

New principled approach helps autonomous underwater vehicles explore the ocean in an intelligent, energy-efficient manner.

MIT News Office | May 9, 2018
~9 mins |

Tags:  autonomous-vehicles  computer-modeling  fluid-dynamics  machine-learning  mechanical-engineering  oceanography-and-ocean-engineering  research  school-of-engineering  tata-center  lincoln-laboratory  national-science-foundation-nsf

Tata Center adds eight new projects to its 2018-2019 portfolio | MIT News

MIT principal investigators will receive funding and support for projects seeking an impact in the developing world.

Tata Center for Technology and Design | April 12, 2018
~1 mins |

Tags:  research  funding  grants  india  developing-countries  development  mechanical-engineering  biological-engineering  chemical-engineering  civil-and-environmental-engineering  architecture  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  tata-center  d-lab  school-of-engineering  school-of-architecture-and-planning  mit-energy-initiative

Making appliances and energy grids more efficient | MIT News

The Tata Center is building a high-efficiency, affordable electric motor that could have a huge impact in India, home to as many as half a billion ceiling fans.

Ben Miller | Tata Center for Technology and Design | Feb. 28, 2018
~8 mins |

Tags:  tata-center  mit-energy-initiative  development  energy  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  electronics  faculty  collaboration  india

Just what the doctor ordered | MIT News

Class brings together MIT students and clinicians from local hospitals to design medical devices that address real-world health needs.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Feb. 5, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  classes-and-programs  education-teaching-academics  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  health-sciences-and-technology  medicine  medical-devices  health-care  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  startups  tata-center

A new way to store thermal energy | MIT News

MIT researchers create material for a chemical heat “battery” that could release its energy on demand.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Nov. 16, 2017
~6 mins |

Tags:  research  school-of-engineering  materials-science-and-engineering  solar  energy  energy-storage  dmse  tata-center  mit-energy-initiative

Page 1 of 5