Mar , The Future City by SBA Design marks these achievments with a design that promises low carbon, economic and energy design and manages to In addition to the common mixed uses such as living, working, shopping and leisure, the master plan provides for each district a center within the city, with
Jul , Illustration by John Hersey The mix of generation is shifting from high carbon to lower carbon, and, often, to no carbon In many instances, the current market designs won t support the shift from a capacity oriented system to a disaggregated, flexible power system without significant adaptations.
Sep , Solar energy provides a tremendous opportunity to realize this low carbon energy future. In a panel on solar energy in the developing world, Robert Stoner, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) deputy director and Tata Center for Technology and Design director, elaborated by adding, Twice as many people in
Sep , Assigned to work on reactor core design, Shirvan found himself designing novel simulations to help optimize fuel utilization is being conducted under the auspices of MIT s Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES), one of the MIT Energy Initiative s eight Low Carbon Energy Centers, which
Jay Whitacre, winner of the , Lemelson MIT Prize First mass produced, low cost, eco friendly battery has the potential to transition the world toward a more sustainable energy future Watch Video Stephanie Martinovich Lemelson MIT Program September , Press Inquiries Share
Apr , The team will design a set of coatings and surface modifications for Zircaloy based fuel cladding currently in use The funding will support research in the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems, one of the MIT Energy Initiative s eight Low Carbon Energy Centers, which Exelon joined as a member
May , The mixed use, mixed income development calls for housing units for low and moderate income families The first three floors of the The building, located in the Mott Haven section of The Bronx, N.Y is designed to be more energy efficient that other housing projects in the city Image Dattner
Sep , Twenty five MIT freshmen took part in a pre orientation program with a special focus on energy The program, Discover Energy Learn, Think, Apply (DELTA FPOP), was designed as an interactive introduction to topics from wind energy to nuclear power and climate policy.
Apr , With a single executive order issued at the end of March, the Trump administration launched a robust effort to roll back Obama era climate policies designed to reduce U.S carbon dioxide (CO) emissions Chief among those policies is the Clean Power Plan, which targets coal and natural gas fired electric
Apr , Amos Winter, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, will explore tuning passive prosthetic leg dynamics to create low cost, robust devices that can replicate physiological gait in multiple activities of daily living Resilient infrastructure, abundant food and water, affordable medical
Nov , At the R amp D Awards banquet, MIT Lincoln Laboratory accepted awards for six technologies developed either solely by laboratory researchers or The system is designed to coordinate maneuvers and interoperate with collision avoidance systems on all other piloted and unpiloted aircraft.
Sep , Open Call Creative Competition for Shenzhen s Low Carbon Future Center, Courtesy of Shenzhen Design contestants are encouraged to use their imagination freely regarding their living and working models in future low carbon buildings and communities, under the background of the information age..
Jun , An award winning master s thesis by MIT graduate student Arun Singh shows how India, one of the world s fastest growing economies, can expand its to gauge the cost effectiveness and efficiency of different technology and policy choices designed to transition India to a low carbon energy system.
Sep , The transition to that worldwide low carbon energy future, he said, means there will be a multi trillion dollar market No matter what you Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz touts great opportunities in energy Former Institute Professor and co winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Mario Mario Molina
Dec , MIT postdoc Carl Schoellhammer has been named the Graduate Gold Medal Winner at the Collegiate Inventors Competition for his invention, Designed as an easy to use device to enable patients to self administer medication at home, the technology makes it possible to deliver drugs to those
Aug , Swas was specifically designed for rural health workers and low income patients who lack familiarity with pulmonary disease and the use of sophisticated Her venture, Roots Studio, is creating a digital marketplace that enables isolated rural artists living on less than , per household per year to do
Jan , Biofuels like ethanol and other forms of bioenergy are often seen as a key part of a low carbon future But large scale production of these fuels, which are usually made from either food crops like corn and sugar cane, or from woody plants and grasses, would represent a major shift in how the world makes
Jun , During this week s Alternatives for Low Carbon City Architecture and Life conference in Shenzhen, China, we sat down with Rocco Yim to ask him how his workdriven by his interest in connecting cultures is related to the pursuit of low carbon or sustainable design Yim explained the core values that
May , CloudTop team members receive celebrate after winning the grand prize in MIT s K Business Plan Competition Photo Craig Hosang web based problems SolidEnergy, a finalist in the energy track, pitched a new battery design that would stretch a laptop s battery life on a single charge to hours.
Apr , Kim DDD submitted The Living Remnants designed by Milo from DDD Cover Design for dystopia horror short story about Esmeralda, one of the human survivors of an apocalyptic war. The Living Remnants JF Individually I like all the elements, but the powerful title seems to be fighting with the illustration
Oct , Years earlier, Chipotle had announced a partnership with a company that makes a food traceability program, designed to assist with exactly this type of Before the crisis, the chain had relied on , mostly low wage workers (the average hourly pay is per hour) to properly sanitize, dice, and cook
Dec , Most people know that when they turn on the air conditioner or drive a vehicle, they emit carbon dioxide, which causes climate change and ocean acidification The surprise now is that it also affects sound absorption in the ocean, says Zeebe What is happening over time is that the low frequencies
Jun , made entirely out of carbon fiber, the petitpierre , the world s first running bike was introduced by mores a low center of gravity enables children as in addition to adjustable handlebars and seatposts, a cable running inside the frame and the brake levers have been designed to fit children s hands for
Oct , The Vancouver, British Columbia, company Climate Smart took home this year s , grand prize for its Business Energy and Emissions Profile (BEEP) Dashboard, a carbon mapping tool that connects cities and businesses working to cut carbon emissions The dashboard s data visualization features
Sep , Ibrahim Cissé uses physical techniques to study weak or transient biological interactions, and collective behaviors that emerge inside living cells of devices ranging from batteries, to fuel cells, to electrolyzers therefore, addressing these challenges is essential for enabling a low carbon energy future.
Nov , The authors concluded that adding a relatively low carbon price per ton of emissions in to Mexico s existing climate policies, including a carbon tax already in place, would be enough to help the country meet its commitment of reducing emissions by percent compared with a baseline in