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    Philipp Zimmer TPP '23 connects the dots between his humanitarian work in Uganda and his research into social media’s varying impacts on different societies and regimes.... READ MORE
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    Steel Trap

    Kali Benavides TPP ’23 explores the role of hydrogen and carbon capture in decarbonizing heavy industry processes like making steel.... READ MORE
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    “You want to make sure that science enters the conversation — every big decision, every big policy action,” says TPP alum Tina Bahadori ’84, SM ’88.... READ MORE
    Slice of MIT

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.

May 31, 2023

TPP Honors 2023 Graduates

IDSS and TPP celebrated the 2023 graduates during the School of Engineering and Schwarzman College of Computing Advanced Degree Ceremony on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. TPP awarded 25 Master of Science degrees.
MIT News Office | May 22, 2023

Six ways MIT is taking action on climate

TPP student Alexa Reese Canaan is featured in this article describing her research on household energy consumption to Massachusetts State Senator Michael J. Barrett, chair of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy.
MIT News Office | May 9, 2023

Advocating for science budget and policy

Mahmoud Ramadan TPP ’23, a member of MIT’s Science Policy Initiative Executive Board, organized a trip to Capitol Hill to advocate for continued and increased federal support for scientific research. The delegation included TPP students Nirmal Bhatt, Amy Huynh, and Graham Turk.

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