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This is how China can live up to its huge wind energy potential
The Washington Post | June 21, 2016

Coverage of recent study presenting a model to predict how much wind energy China could generate and integrate onto its electricity grid in the coming years.

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Financial engineering helps fight cancer and climate change
Financial Times | June 21, 2016

Article in Financial Times about Andrew Lo's efforts to use financial engineering to help cure cancer.

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Winds of change?
MIT News Office | June 20, 2016

China has an opportunity to massively increase its use of wind power—if it properly integrates wind into its existing power system, according to a new MIT study.

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Reducing emissions, improving technology: A mutually reinforcing cycle
MIT Energy Initiative (MIT Energy Futures) | June 16, 2016

MIT study on connection between technology development and emissions-reduction policies informs Paris climate negotiations.

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Regulating particulate pollution: Novel analysis yields new insights
MIT Energy Initiative (MIT Energy Futures) | June 16, 2016

MIT researchers demonstrate new approach to designing location-specific emissions-control measures.

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A smart water grid for the Indus Basin
School of Architecture and Planning / MIT News | June 16, 2016

Prof. James Wescoat researches water management in this area. IDSS researcher Afreen Siddiqi is collaborating on this work.

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Why do women leave engineering?
MIT News Office | June 15, 2016

Study co-authored by Susan Silbey suggest group dynamics of teamwork and internships deter many women in the profession.

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Energy storage for renewables can be a good investment today, study finds
MIT News Office | June 13, 2016

A new study shows how to evaluate the technology choices available, including batteries, pumped hydroelectric storage, and compressed air energy storage.

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Putting a Face on Data
MIT ILP | June 8, 2016

Sarah Williams harnesses diverse data sets to build visualizations that help stakeholders better understand urban environments.

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IDSS Congratulates Its 2016 Graduates
IDSS | June 7, 2016

IDSS congratulates all of its graduates, who have recently received PhD and SM degrees.

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