LAE/ICAT Seminars

The MIT Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment hosts monthly research seminars jointly with the MIT International Center for Air Transportation. These are open to all and usually held in 33-116 at 4pm on a Thursday each month. Details are given below. Please contact us for further information or follow us on Twitter (@MIT_LAE) to learn about upcoming events.

Previous Seminars

Friday, December 12, 2014 – 10:00 am – Room 33-206
Dr. Pooya Azadi
Thermochemical Pathways for the Production of Biofuels from Lignocellulose and Microalgae
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 – 4:00 pm – Room 33-319
Dr. Banavar Sridhar (NASA Ames Research Center)
Aircraft Trajectory Design Based on Reducing the Combined Effects of Carbon-Dioxide, Oxides of Nitrogen and Contrails
April 10, 2014, 5:00 pm
Mr. Brent Yacobucci (Congressional Research Service)
Congressional Energy Policy: A Legislative Update
Feb 13, 2014
Dr. Ray Speth
Economic and Environmental Benefits of Higher-Octane Gasoline
Dec 12, 2013
Mr. Tony Tao
Fundamentals of and developments in small unmanned aerial system technologies
Nov 14, 2013
Mr. Mark Staples
Lifecycle greenhouse gas footprint and minimum selling price of renewable diesel and jet fuel from advanced fermentation production technologies
Oct 24, 2013
Mr. Luke Jensen
Airline Network Fuel Burn Reduction using Cruise Altitude and Speed Optimization
Sep 19, 2013
Mr. Mitch Withers
Economic, technical and environmental assessment of LNG as a supplemental fuel for military aircraft
June 6, 2013
Mr. Harshad Khadilkar
Reducing Fuel Burn during airport surface operations
May 16, 2013
Dr. Steve Yim
Global Health Impacts of Civil Aviation: From Near-Airport to Intercontinental Pollution
Apr 4, 2013
Dr. Robert Malina
The water footprint of biofuels
Feb 21, 2013
Dr. Carolina Rojo
Environmental impact of aircraft-produced aerosols using alternative fuels