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Energy Science and Engineering

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Energy Science and Engineering

The Energy area focuses on technologies for efficient and clean energy conversion and utilization, aiming to meet the challenge of rising energy demands and prices, while simultaneously addressing the concomitant environmental impact.

Research Includes: Engines, transportation, combustion, and control; solar energy and photovoltaics; transport phenomena and water desalination; carbon dioxide capture and hydrogen research; electrochemical energy storage and conversion; and energy conservation.

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Research areas in MechE are guidelines, not boundaries. Our faculty partner across disciplines to address the grand challenges of today and tomorrow, collaborating with researchers in MechE, MIT, industry, and beyond.