MIT Technology and Policy Program
  • Allison Shepard

    Energy equity

    Allie Shepard’s ’19, TPP ’23 summer internship in the New York City Mayor’s Office provided a firsthand view of the opportunities for climate change mitigation policy at the city level.... READ MORE
  • Noelle Selin, Farri Gaba, Frank Field

    Going the extra mile

    Farri Gaba TPP ’22 hopes to leverage his experience researching last-mile drone delivery to help solve sociotechnical challenges in sustainable transportation and logistics.... READ MORE
  • Disha Trivedi & Ty Christoff-Tempesta

    Science and Policy in Practice

    MIT students Disha Trivedi and Ty Christoff-Tempesta both participated in TPP-funded internships this past summer at the Massachusetts State House.... 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.

MIT Energy Night | December 8, 2022

MIT Energy Night 2022

Over 500 people gathered to explore and discuss the latest research and entrepreneurship in the climate and energy space at MIT Energy Night. Nicole Shi TPP ’23, Peter Heller TPP ’24, Michael Giovanniello TPP ’24 were part of the organizing team.
Health Day | December 6, 2022

Wind power is bringing Americans real health benefits

MIT study co-authored by TPP Director Noelle Selin and SES alum Minghao Qiu (PhD ’21) finds increased usage of wind power improves air quality in U.S., however only a third of the health benefits are being seen in disadvantaged communities.
Jennifer Chu | MIT News | December 4, 2022

A healthy wind

A new MIT study by TPP Director Noelle Selin, SES alum Minghao Qiu PhD ’21, and Corwin Zigler finds that the health benefits associated with wind power could more than quadruple if operators prioritized turning down output from the most polluting fossil-fuel-based power plants when energy from wind is available.

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