Cleantech: How MIT IP is fighting Climate Change

Friday, January 26, 2024 at 9:45am

Building 4, 149
182 MEMORIAL DR (REAR), Cambridge, MA 02139

Learn about how MIT’s Professor Hatton and his research group are using CO2 to tackle climate change on global scale through their research

Clean technology, or cleantech, encompasses innovative processes, products, and services designed to reduce carbon footprints and combat climate change. Join MIT's Professor Hatton as he delves into his research group's work to address climate change, with a particular focus on pioneering strategies for mitigating the impacts of carbon dioxide.

About the Speakers:

T. Alan Hatton: T. Alan Hatton is the Director of the David H. Koch School of Chemical Engineering Practice; Ralph Landau Professor of Chemical Engineering Practice; and Principle Investigator of the Hatton Research Group at MIT. As part of the MIT Energy Initiative, he co-directs the Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage. His work focuses on the development of purification technologies of various kinds for use with air, water, and other substances.

About IAP:

This series is a part of MIT's 2024 Independent Activities Period (IAP), a flexible four-week period in January that allows faculty and students to engage in independent study and research, free from the constraints of regular classes.

About the TLO:

Our mission is to move innovations and discoveries from the lab to the marketplace for the benefit of the public and to amplify MIT's global impact. We cultivate an inclusive environment of scientific and entrepreneurial excellence, and bridge connections from MIT's research community to industry and startups, by strategically evaluating, protecting, and licensing technology.

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