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October 2019

TPP Informational Webinar (registration required)

October 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm EDT

This informational webinar is intended for students who are considering applying to the Technology and Policy Program at MIT. The webinar will take place at 12PM on Tuesday, October 29th at 4PM. To register, please fill out form here.

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November 2019

TPP Informational Webinar (registration required)

November 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm EST

This informational webinar is intended for students who are considering applying to the Technology and Policy Program at MIT. The webinar will take place at 2pm on Friday, November 15th. To register please fill out the this form.

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December 2019

TPP Informational Webinar (registration required)

December 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am EST

This informational webinar is intended for students who are considering applying to the Technology and Policy Program at MIT. The webinar will take place at 10AM on Tuesday, December 3rd. To register please fill out the this form.

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April 2020

Student Research Seminar

April 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm EDT

Maryam Shahid: Identity and Trust Frameworks: Design and Analysis of identity transactions online Andrew Mowry: The Challenges of Deploying EV Fast Charging Infrastructure See the full list of spring research seminars    

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September 2020

Research to Policy Engagement Initiative: MIT’s reopening policy and the science that informed it

September 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Join us for the Research to Policy Engagement Initiative's kick-off session this semester where Prof. Anette (Peko) Hosoi, MIT Associate Dean of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will speak to us about how decision-makers at MIT used science and engineering to plan MIT’s Covid-19 response. TPP's Research to Policy Engagement Initiative aims to to create a community of researchers who can learn, apply, and contribute to developing best practices in bridging knowledge to action on societal challenges, across experiences in different research domains.…

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TPP Informational Webinar

September 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Please register in advance: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPP29Sept

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October 2020

TPP Informational Webinar

October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPP15Oct

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TPP Informational Webinar with Q&A

October 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPPOct27

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November 2020

Admissions Q&A with Current TPP Students

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Join current TPP students for a live admissions and program Q&A session. Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Nov13QA

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Research to Policy Engagement: Mapping urban transit in Nairobi and its policy implications

November 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

African cities are rapidly growing and laying down transportation infrastructure and systems with impacts well into the future.  Exploring the politics of decision making in the sector and using Nairobi as a case study, this talk explores a "Digital Data Commons" approach to supporting more equitable and effective  policies, planning and investments for African cities to avoid high emissions-low livability lock in. Join us for this conversation on urban development, data and planning with Dr. Jacqueline Klopp, Co-Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia…

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TPP Informational Webinar with Q&A

November 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPP18Nov

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December 2020

TPP Informational Webinar with Q&A

December 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPP4Dec

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January 2021

TPP Virtual Alumni Gathering

January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Join TPP leaders Noelle Selin and Frank Field for an informal, virtual alumni event to connect and catch up. All graduation years welcome!

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March 2021

Research to Policy Engagement Initiative – Broadband Access and Communities of Color: Using Policy, Research, and Advocacy to Close the Racial Digital Divide

March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

The COVID-19 pandemic alongside the continued fight for racial and economic justice shines a light on a crisis that continues to impact the most marginalized communities across the United States – access to affordable, reliable broadband. This moment presents a unique opportunity to advocate for and implement inclusive policies that will close the digital divide in communities of color and low-income communities throughout the nation. During this event, Dr. Alisa Valentin (Special Advisor, Office of FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks) will discuss the…

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April 2021

Research to Policy Engagement Initiative – Environmental Justice Research: Centering Community and Informing Policy

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Speakers: Dr. Regan Patterson, Transportation Equity Research Fellow at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dr. Dana Williamson, Environmental Health Fellow at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Dr. Patterson and Dr. Williamson will present on their projects to demonstrate how engineers and public health scientists can work at the intersection of research, policy, and environmental justice. They will also discuss their participation in the Agents of Change program, which aims to amplify neglected voices in environmental health. Please register here and the Zoom information will…

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May 2021

Research to Policy Engagement Initiative – Equity and Inclusion in Public Policy

May 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Nika Elugardo

Our final session this semester will focus on ways in which research can inform issues of equity and inclusion in public policy. Join us for a conversation with Representative Nika Elugardo (Massachusetts) on decolonizing public housing and confronting structural racism in constitutional jurisprudence. 

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June 2021

MIT Virtual Commencement 2021

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

On February 4, President Reif announced the plans for Commencement and Reunions in 2021: all celebrations will take place online. Please see more information, including the link to the online Commencement program here.

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