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 AeroAstro | November 29, 2023

TPP alum Thomas González Roberts makes Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science list for 2024

TPP alum and PhD Candidate Thomas González Roberts has made Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science list for his research in satellite behavior. 
MIT News Office | November 21, 2023

Merging science and systems thinking to make materials more sustainable

“Climate change mitigation and resilience is such a complex problem, and at MIT we have practice in working together across disciplines on many challenges,” says Professor Elsa Olivetti one of many TPP research supervisors.
MIT News Office | November 20, 2023

Rewarding excellence in open data

TPP alum Thomas González Roberts won for creating human- and machine-readable datasets that succinctly describe the international agreements that govern satellite operations. Current TPP student Kailin Graham earned honorable mention for his work with Professor Christopher Knittel on U.S. employment carbon footprints.

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