In its 2nd year, the Energy Hackathon


For students, the MIT Energy Hackathon is a helpful platform to learn real-world challenges, generate ideas, find startup partners, and win cash awards. For companies, it acts as a powerful crowdsourcing platform that generates a breadth of potential solutions for their challenge



showcases the most exciting energy research, education, and entrepreneurship at MIT.  This year's event will showcase over 70 interactive poster presentations from every energy affiliated department at MIT as well as early stage start-ups based on MIT technologies including a demo presentation by  MIT’s award-winning Hyperloop Team. 

The event is free and open to the general public, and an great opportunity to witness the cutting-edge energy research at MIT, spark conversations with students, faculty, energy investors, business leaders, researchers, and educators. 

  November 11-13, 2016
   MIT Campus

Walker Memorial




    Sarah Curtis

    Managing Director


Akshat Agarwal

Managing Director



                      Liam Fenlon                                              Caroline Liu                                    Ignacio Ortega Castineiras                                Content Team                                            Content Director                                            Content Team      


             Keith Phuthi                               Wendy Ma                               Melody Wang                         Zachary Schiffer

       Operations Co-Director               Operations Co-Director                   Sponsorship Director                   Advertising Director