MIT Technology and Policy Program

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.

Quartz | June 10, 2020

Black engineers see both pride and exclusion in the return of human spaceflight

MIT professor and TPP alum Danielle Wood is changing aerospace research to address racial inequity in space exploration.
MIT News Office | May 20, 2020

The next generation of energy leaders

"The focus on systems thinking that was being employed in TPP and at the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) has been very important in shaping my thinking around the biggest challenges in climate and energy." MITei profiles Addison Stark (TPP '10).
AAAS | May 7, 2020

Capitol Hill’s COVID-19 response: a TPP alum’s inside perspective

Systems engineer Sarah Rovito (TPP '16) is a Congressional Science & Technology Policy Fellow who was working on issues like AI and 5G when the pandemic hit — now it's all-hands-on-deck to address the coronavirus.

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