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.

The New York Times | March 17, 2020

Our internet isn’t ready for coronavirus

Many people are having to work and learn from home. Residential broadband networks might not be able to keep up, says TPP alum Josephine Wolff.
March 16, 2020

TPP Student Profile: Gabe Bann

Gabe Bann’s passions for data science and social justice led him to TPP, where he studies inequality in disaster vulnerability.
MIT News Office | February 15, 2020

Low-cost “smart” diaper can notify caregiver when it’s wet

MIT researchers including Pankhuri Sen, a TPP alum and research assistant in MIT’s AutoID Laboratory, have developed a “smart” diaper embedded with a moisture sensor that can alert a caregiver when a diaper is wet.
Apr 01

Student Research Seminar

April 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm EDT
Apr 03

Policy trade-offs, synergies and mixes

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Apr 14

Student Research Seminar

April 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm EDT
May 08

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