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2014 News in Brief



CEE graduate student Philip Kreycik and team win prize in Department of Energy challenge

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Philip KreycikCEE graduate student Philip William Kreycik led an MIT team that won a Best Proposal award in the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge. Kreycik, who is getting a dual master’s degree in city planning and transportation, led Akshay Dayal (Sloan School of Management), Delphine Kaiser (mechanical engineering) and Cheetiri Smith (mechanical engineering) in preparing the case study on “Experimenting with Efficiency: Greening the Grant Process for Research Institutions.” Other members of the same team, First Fuel, received the Most Innovative award for their case study on “Electri-City: Energy Management in Public Buildings.” The judging and awards for the competition was held in Washington. D.C., March 14.