Events

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  • Fri, September 25, 2020 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    PSFC Seminar: Oliver Schmitz

    "First-time realization of a stably detached, efficient-particle-exhaust divertor regime in the island divertor at Wendelstein 7-X"

    Oliver Schmitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    The island divertor concept is an innovative and promising idea to handle heat and particleexhaust in stellarators. At
  • Tue, September 29, 2020 • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Virtual Solve Challenge Finals Closing Plenary

    Virtual Solve Challenge Finals 2020 is the premier social impact pitch event where innovative entrepreneurs and impact leaders gather to tackle the world’s most pressing problems. We will livestream our closing plenary from 3:30-5:00pm ET on September 29 at https://solve.mit.edu/events/solve-challen
  • Wed, September 30, 2020 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Urban Rewilding

    Building on summer research on urban rewilding conducted by the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative's Rapid Response Group, this moderated panel will bring together MIT professors, environmental advocates, and local representatives to discuss the potentials, challenges, and future of urban rewild
  • Mon, October 5, 2020 • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Smart Oceans 2020

    This virtual conference, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and co-organized by PIs Fadel Adib (MIT Media Lab) and Seth Zippel (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution), will bring together ocean researchers and practitioners with computer scientists and engineers, as well as stakeholde
  • Wed, October 7, 2020 • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Learn About the Environment and Sustainability Minor!

    The Environment & Sustainability Minor (E&S) is an undergraduate minor offering interdisciplinary coursework and investigations into the real-world challenges facing people and the planet.

    DID YOU KNOW that Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and many more companies all have aggressive plans to be
  • Thu, October 8, 2020 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sustainable Pavements: It’s About Much More Than Just Materials

    A common misconception is that sustainable pavements are made with recycled or low-impact materials. While this is important, the full impact of pavements on the environment must be considered using a life cycle perspective. This presentation will highlight the outcomes of research from the MIT Conc
  • Fri, October 9, 2020 • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Smart Oceans 2020

    This virtual conference, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and co-organized by PIs Fadel Adib (MIT Media Lab) and Seth Zippel (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution), will bring together ocean researchers and practitioners with computer scientists and engineers, as well as stakeholde
  • Wed, October 14, 2020 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Vanishing Amazon

    How safeguarding the rainforest can be a source of wealth, growth and justice for communities in the biodiversity hotspots of Latin America

    The Amazon rainforest, one of the planet's most important bulwarks against climate change, is disappearing at an alarming rate. Deforestation, unsustainable ag