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    Apply to TPP

    Tackle the technical challenges confronting society by informing data-driven policies. Informational webinars and an open house are scheduled for the fall.... READ MORE
  • Congratulations to the 2019 TPP Graduates

    IDSS’s 2019 graduates were awarded 6 doctoral degrees in Engineering Systems, 2 interdisciplinary doctoral degrees in statistics, 1 interdisciplinary doctoral degree in other fields, and 38 Master of Science degrees in Technology and Policy.... READ MORE
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    Student Profile: Julia Milton

    A dual TPP/AeroAstro student, Julia's research focuses on developing sensors and metrics for remote telehealth systems -- helpful in remote regions, essential for astronauts in space.... READ MORE

TPP addresses societal challenges through research and education at the intersection of technology and policy. Our goal is to mobilize science and engineering to inform intelligent, responsible strategies and policies to benefit communities from local to global.

Washington Post | November 18, 2019

Majority of anti-vaccine ads on Facebook were funded by two groups

Research from IDSS alum David Broniatowski (TPP '06, ES '10) shows that 54 percent of the anti-vaccine ads on Facebook were funded by a group headed by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and a California-based organization.
US DOE | November 14, 2019

Valerie Karplus receives Clean Energy Education & Empowerment award

Karplus (TPP '08, ES '11), an assistant professor at MIT Sloan and "expert on China’s energy system," was recognized by the the U.S. Department of Energy for her leadership and achievements in clean energy education.
Living Lab Radio on WCAI | November 12, 2019

Sustainability Rating For Space Could Help Keep Junk Out Of The Sky

Space should be treated like a world heritage site argues Danielle Wood (TPP '08), who leads the Space Enabled Research Group at the M.I.T. Media Lab.
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