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.

August 4, 2021

Farewell to Ed Ballo

As he sets off on retirement, longtime TPP staff member Ed Ballo reflects on the journey that brought him to TPP – and on where his journey goes from here.
The Guardian | July 6, 2021

Redesigning space travel for women

Space suits that fit women are just a first step to a more inclusive space sector. TPP alum Emily Calandrelli is optimistic that with inclusion will come bold new ideas.
June 7, 2021

Fly me to the moon

Graduating TPP student Becca Browder is taking her research on commercial spaceports to a new job at SpaceX – and has worked for years to get an MIT experiment on the moon.

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