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1. MIT researchers collaborate with Lamborghini to develop an electric car of the future

Research from the Dinca and Hart labs, paired with Lamborghini’s “hypercar” concept, will result in the Terzo Millenio, an electric sports car for the third millennium.

2. A year of many firsts for the MIT Energy Hackathon

With its best showing yet in a three-year history, the MIT Energy Hackathon fostered innovation with technological advancement from students around the world.

3. Show the flow

A novel hand-held laboratory reveals hidden subterranean fluid movement.

4. Engineering a brighter future

Optimizing the design of electricity markets could make it easier to integrate renewable energy sources into the power grid.

5. Helping Mexico design an effective climate policy

MIT researchers are working with the Mexican government on carbon pricing options to meet the country’s climate goals under the Paris Agreement.

6. Tackling complex Middle East statehood issues

Bustani Middle East Seminar lectures by Leila Farsakh and Peter Krause PhD '11 take a close look at nationalist movements in Israel, Palestine, and Algeria.

7. Martin Rein, former professor of urban studies and planning, dies at 89

Expert in social policy and social reform, especially the welfare state and retirement policy, was a longtime MIT professor.

8. Bringing design thinking into nuclear science and engineering

Nuclear Systems Design class immerses students in the design and communications skills needed to produce innovations.

9. Using polymeric membranes to clean up industrial separations

Department of Chemical Engineering Professor Zachary Smith is working on new polymeric membranes that can greatly reduce energy use in chemical separations.

10. A scientific approach to writing fiction

Megan Miranda '02 graduated from MIT intent on pursuing a career in biotechnology. Instead, she became a New York Times best-selling author.