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DtET – Discover the Energy Transition

Have you ever wanted to learn more about

  • Solutions for tackling the climate crisis?
  • Metro Boston’s organizations, projects, and people involved in the energy transition?  
  • MIT faculty, courses, and student groups related to energy and climate?

Then come join the Discover the Energy Transition FPOP!

Discover the Energy Transition is sponsored by the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), whose mission is to develop solutions that will efficiently meet global energy needs while minimizing environmental impacts and mitigating climate change. MITEI fosters a strong student energy community through programs and opportunities, such as the Energy Studies Minor, energy-specific UROPs, online energy courses, and alternative energy field trips, as well as by supporting student energy and climate groups.

Participating in DtET FPOP will introduce you to some of the ways you can study energy and climate solutions here at MIT, and to some of the passionate people pursuing relevant research in this field.

What Will We Do?
Possible activities include:

  • Touring the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center and nuclear fission reactor
  • Learning about the variety of student clubs focused on climate and sustainability, such as MIT Energy and Climate (MITEC), the Sustainable Energy Alliance, and the Undergraduate Association Sustain (UA Sustain), as well as other opportunities on campus.
  • Visiting a sustainable farm outside the city
  • Biking and sailing along the Charles River

DtET Specifics

  • Dates: Tuesday, August 20 – Sunday, August 25, 2024
  • Space available: 20
  • Cost: $50