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 | March 8, 2021

Startup empowers women to improve access to safe drinking water

Saha Global, co-founded by TPP Alumni Kate Cincotta, helps Ghanaian women start profitable water treatment businesses to serve their communities.
AAAS/MIT Press | February 22, 2021

‘Mercury Stories: Understanding Sustainability through a Volatile Element’

In the new book "Mercury Stories," TPP Director Noelle Eckley Selin and Henrik Selin examine sustainability through analyzing human interactions with mercury over thousands of years.
MIT News | February 16, 2021

Meet the research scientists behind MITEI’s Electric Power Systems Center

Team brings diverse backgrounds and expertise, including students from the Technology and Policy program and alumni Karen Tapia-Ahumada, to address challenges for the clean energy transition.

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