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.

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.
MIT News Office | February 15, 2020

MIT researchers identify security vulnerabilities in voting app

MIT researchers including TPP alum Michael Specter have uncovered security vulnerabilities in a mobile voting application that was used during the 2018 midterm elections in West Virginia.
MIT News Office | February 5, 2020

A college for the computing age

TPP, along with the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS), is officially a part of the new Schwarzman College of Computing.
Mar 13
Mar 16

Student Research Seminar

March 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Mar 18

Student Research Seminar

March 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm EDT
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

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