MIT Energy Night


Showcasing the most exciting energy research, education and entrepreneurship, MIT Energy Night — taking place tonight, Oct. 21, from 5-8 p.m. in the MIT Museum — is the flagship event of the MIT Energy Club. Continuing in its rich tradition, MIT Energy Night 2011 will feature 60-plus cutting edge research items and ideas in the energy spectrum spanning conventional energies, renewable energies, energy storage, energy in motion, energy efficiency and other areas. Select topics include:

  • Integrating solar energy harvesting with seawater greenhouses
  • Grid-scale energy storage for floating energy harvesters
  • Energy efficient water desalination
  • Acoustic energy harvesting
  • Fast reactor design for nuclear waste elimination
  • Nanowire based LEDs

More than 1,2000 visitors come together every year to share their interests in energy. The event is free and open to the general public.


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