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What We KNOW About Climate Change - Prof. Kerry Emanuel - MIT Club of Northern California

What We KNOW About Climate Change -...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 7 days ago | 01:29:59 | 76 views

Professor Kerry Emanuel has been known for his "Show me the data!" approach to climate science. In this talk, he will present a long term, evidence-driven view of Earth's climate change, culminating in a discussion of current risks and i...

Dennis Whyte

Dennis Whyte

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Added 18 days ago | 00:03:14 | 110 views

Professor Dennis Whyte discuses a methodological breakthrough that allows measurement of patterns and changes in materials in the fusion environment.

Ju Li

Ju Li

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Added 18 days ago | 00:02:16 | 154 views

Professor Ju Li talks about recent work using in situ transmission electron microscopy to study electrochemical reactions simultaneously with microstructure evolution and mechanics.

Pioneers in Clean Technology - Marc Tarpenning - Tesla Motors - MIT Club of Northern California

Pioneers in Clean Technology - Marc...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 1 month ago | 01:43:22 | 320 views

Please join us at one of our two convenient locations for this exciting new series which will explore the challenges faced by founders and CEOs of well-known clean tech companies, who will describe the early years of their company. Aime...

Michael Short

Michael Short

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Added 1 month ago | 00:01:26 | 364 views

Professor Michael Short’s research is focused the study of unwanted deposits, known as CRUD (Chalk River Unidentified Deposits). CRUD accumulates on fuel cladding during reactor operation and can interfere with the reactor’s cooling pro...

Jacopo Buongiorno

Jacopo Buongiorno

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Added 2 months ago | 00:03:13 | 351 views

Professor Jacopo Buongiorno discusses a new offshore floating nuclear power plant concept that achieves unprecedented levels of safety. This is a plant that can be entirely built on a floating rig in a shipyard, towed to the site, where ...

Anne White

Anne White

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Added 2 months ago | 00:01:24 | 548 views

Small fluctuations in tokamak plasmas lead to turbulence, and turbulent eddies can very effectively transport heat from the hot core across confining magnetic field lines out to the cooler plasma edge. Predicting this phenomenon of turbu...

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane? - George King, P.E. - MIT Club of Northern California

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane?...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 3 months ago | 01:25:32 | 677 views

How does hydraulic fracturing work? Can chemicals in fracturing fluid contaminate fresh water supplies? Can we recycle all the waste water and other fluids from fracturing? What can prevent methane escaping into the atmosphere? Can fract...

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Trends - New Strategies - MIT Club of Northern California

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Tren...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 4 months ago | 01:31:06 | 732 views

Investors have learned, sometimes bitterly, that the investment life cycle for certain technology and/or manufacturing-based clean technology companies is not the same as software and information technology. Time horizons are longer and...

 The Materials Genome Initiative - Gerbrand Ceder - MIT Club of Northern California

The Materials Genome Initiative - ...

Energy and Clean Tech Series

Added 5 months ago | 01:16:56 | 1572 views

Novel materials design has become a critical capability to address several urgent societal problems. The Materials Genome Project, originally started at MIT (materialsproject.com), has as its objective to use high-throughput first princi...

Urbanizing China #15: Progress in Energy Efficiency

Urbanizing China #15: Progress in E...

Urbanizing China 2013

Added 6 months ago | 01:19:55 | 379 views

10/28/2013 Progress in Energy Efficiency: Technology, Policy and Market in China’s Automobile Sectors Yang Yu, Stanford University Abstract: The recent growth of China's automobile industry has been tremendous. From 2005 to 2011...

Science & Policy Working Together

Science & Policy Working Together

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Added 6 months ago | 00:02:57 | 658 views

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change combines scientific research with innovative policy analysis to confront the global climate challenge. Joint Program researchers know that meeting our 21st century global chall...

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