Vox reporter David Roberts interviews PhD candidate Jesse Jenkins and MITEI Director Robert Armstrong on the changes taking place in today's electricity system and the solutions offered in the Utility of the Future report.
Eli Yablonovitch, Professor of Physics at UC Berkeley, will give a talk on the challenges with subsidized silicon solar panels and the benefits of regarding solar cells as LEDs. Introduction by Professor Marin Soljacic.Learn more and RSVP.
Lourdes Melgar SM ’88 PhD ’92, the Robert Wilhelm Fellow at the MIT Center of International Studies, will give a talk on Mexico's energy reform. Introduction by Robert Stoner, Tata Center director and MITEI deputy director. Learn more and RSVP.
Siemens is partnering with the MIT Energy Initiative for a special event including an overview of MITEI's recently released report, Utility of the Future. This comprehensive report addresses the technology, policy, and business models shaping the evolution of the delivery of electricity services. Following this presentation from MIT, join industry experts and thought leaders as Siemens Financial Services hosts a panel discussion on how flexible financing options will support the transformation of the power sector. Learn more and RSVP.
As the largest student-led energy conference in the US, the MIT Energy Conference has become a premier event to connect professionals, policymakers, academics, and students in the energy industry. In its 12th year, the MIT Energy Conference explores changes in production and conversion, transmission and storage, and consumption with a focus on enabling the next energy paradigm. The conference brings together leaders and visionaries from industry, government, the scientific community, and the private sector. 2017 keynote speakers include Dharmendra Pradhan, Indian Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Ralph Izzo, CEO of PSEG. Learn more and RSVP.
MIT students only. Are you interested in the Energy Studies Minor? Would you like to meet staff, faculty and students who share your interests in energy? Join us February 16th, 2017 in the Energy Commons (10-063). Learn more about the minor, ask questions, bring your transcript. Light lunch will be provided.Learn more and RSVP.
MIT students only. Please join Aramco’s Advanced Materials Team located within the Aramco Research Center—Boston to learn about the group’s work supporting downstream research challenges. Our chemists and engineers will share experiences and discuss opportunities. A presentation by Michele Ostraat, who leads the Advanced Materials Team, will offer an overview of activities and a Q&A session will provide a chance to talk with other center researchers. Lunch will be hosted by Aramco.Learn more and RSVP.
MIT students only. Join Sara Matasci, Content & Research Manager of EnergySage for a discussion with students about the U.S. solar industry and where EnergySage fits into the market. She will share insights about the market from key EnergySage reports, discuss solar policies & regulations (state & national), and provide some technical information about EnergySage product(s), as well as career insights and opportunities at her company. Learn more and RSVP.
MIT students only. What is an Energy UROP and how can it transform your education? Join us February 28th to talk about the application process and benefits of doing an Energy UROP for Summer 2017.Learn more and RSVP.
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