Aramco Services Company to strengthen MIT collaboration with $25 million research commitment

Aramco-MIT-collaboration

Aramco Services Company (ASC), the North American arm of Saudi Aramco; and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has entered into a new 5-year $25 million collaboration targeting new research and development (R&D) in the fields of sustainable and renewable energy; advanced materials; carbon capture, utilization, and storage; environmental sciences; energy storage; water conservation and reuse; advanced materials; and cutting edge technologies including computational modeling, artificial intelligence, robotics and nanotechnologies.

This new collaboration, was reaffirmed at The Innovation to Impact Forum here in Boston, in the presence of HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman who is on a visit to the United States. Aramco became a founding member of MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) in 2012.

Present during the event was Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser together with MIT President L. Rafael Reif.

We are delighted to be collaborating with MIT which is a distinguished, world class institution recognized for its groundbreaking research excellence. Our engagement with the MIT Energy Initiative is working well and the long term potential for continuing to make significant energy technology breakthroughs is showing considerable promise.

Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser

Aramco Services Company (ASC), the North American arm of Saudi Aramco; and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has entered into a new 5-year $25 million collaboration targeting new research and development (R&D) in the fields of sustainable and renewable energy; advanced materials; carbon capture, utilization, and storage; environmental sciences; energy storage; water conservation and reuse; advanced materials; and cutting edge technologies including computational modeling, artificial intelligence, robotics and nanotechnologies.

This new collaboration, was reaffirmed at The Innovation to Impact Forum here in Boston, in the presence of HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman who is on a visit to the United States. Aramco became a founding member of MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) in 2012.

Present during the event was Saudi Aramco President and CEO, Amin H. Nasser together with MIT President L. Rafael Reif.