MIT Technology and Policy Program
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    Paths from Research to Impact

    This workshop brings together a breadth of experts to highlight how data-driven research on COVID-19 has informed policy decisions and impacted the pandemic response on both local and global scales. The structure of the workshop emphasizes discussion... READ MORE
  • Molly McGuigan

    Preparing for the next pandemic

    TPP student and former US Army medical officer Molly McGuigan models PPE need for healthcare facilities from hospitals to dentist offices.... READ MORE
  • Thandolwethu Shakes Dlamini

    Access to energy, education, and experience in Africa

    Shakes Dlamini co-founded an education nonprofit in his home country of Eswatini, worked for an African energy company to learn more about electricity access, and now studies mercury emissions as a student at TPP.... 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 Media Lab | April 5, 2021

Danielle Wood Co-Authors Article in Science of the Total Environment Journal

Professor and TPP alumnus Danielle Wood and a team of collaborators from NASA, East Carolina University, Ghana Statistical Service and the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute published a new study on the scope of vegetation loss in Ghana due to mining.
MIT News | March 29, 2021

Powering the energy transition with better storage

A paper from TPP alumni researchers Nestor Sepulveda, Jesse Jenkins and Aurora Edington evaluates the role and value of long-duration energy storage technologies in securing a carbon-free electric grid.
MIT News | March 11, 2021

2021 MacVicar Faculty Fellows named

This year’s Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellows include TPP research advisor and Faculty Advisory Network member Elsa Olivetti.
Fri 30

Paths from Research to Impact Workshop

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT

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