MIT researchers release evaluation of low-cost cooling devices in Mali | MIT News

CITE and D-Lab study finds evaporative cooling devices show promise for helping small-scale farmers, market vendors, and families store and preserve vegetables.

Nancy Adams | D-Lab | CITE • mit
June 20, 2018 ~8 min

 africa  poverty  international-development  agriculture  research  mechanical-engineering  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  urban-studies-and-planning  technology-and-society  d-lab  cite

3Q: Hazel Sive on MIT-Africa | MIT News

Faculty director discusses the future of the initiative and Africa’s position as a global priority for the Institute.

Sarah McDonnell | MIT News Office • mit
May 7, 2018 ~7 min

 africa  biology  research  school-of-science  global  education-teaching-academics  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  technology-and-society  international-initiatives  3-questions  whitehead-institute  misti  abdul-latif-jameel-world-education-lab-j-wel  international-relations  d-lab  abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal  mitx  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs  esi

MIT Federal Credit Union presents 2018 scholarships, People Helping People Award | MIT News

MIT senior Nick Schwartz honored for his service to the community; six high school and college students awarded $1,000 Memorial Scholarships.

Scott Hanna | MIT Federal Credit Union • mit
April 30, 2018 ~4 min

 physics  community  students  awards-honors-and-fellowships  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  special-events-and-guest-speakers  credit-union  d-lab

Introducing a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to conducting comparative product evaluations | MIT News

The Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation teams up with the Technology Exchange Lab to produce a toolkit for technology evaluation in global development.

Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation | MIT D-Lab • mit
April 25, 2018 ~6 min

 poverty  international-development  research  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  technology-and-society  d-lab  cite

Tata Center adds eight new projects to its 2018-2019 portfolio | MIT News

MIT principal investigators will receive funding and support for projects seeking an impact in the developing world.

Tata Center for Technology and Design • mit
April 12, 2018 ~1 min

 development  funding  architecture  india  research  mechanical-engineering  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  civil-and-environmental-engineering  developing-countries  tata-center  mit-energy-initiative  biological-engineering  chemical-engineering  grants  d-lab

3Q: Juliana Mitkiewicz on sustainable development and empowering women in developing countries | MIT News

Former MIT D-Lab visiting graduate student is helping local communities address environmental challenges, improve regional economies, and promote gender equality.

Cátia Bandeiras | School of Engineering • mit
April 6, 2018 ~5 min

 energy  pollution  women  graduate  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-engineering  global  international-initiatives  developing-countries  d-lab

Bringing meaningful technologies to market | MIT News

MIT senior and Rhodes Scholar Matthew Chun wants to promote innovation that enhances quality of life in developing countries.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent • mit
March 1, 2018 ~8 min

 development  profile  india  community  students  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  global  undergraduate  business-and-management  misti  volunteering-outreach-public-service  student-life  d-lab

Turning any room into an operating room | MIT News

With a product called SurgiBox, grad student Sally Miller hopes to make safe, clean surgery possible anywhere.

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
Jan. 8, 2018 ~5 min

 health  medicine  medical-devices  design  graduate-postdoctoral  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  education-teaching-academics  developing-countries  health-sciences-and-technology  d-lab

Changing lives with heart, humor, and engineering | MIT News

MIT senior and Marshall Scholar Nick Schwartz wants to solve the energy problem — and make people smile along the way.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent • mit
Jan. 3, 2018 ~8 min

 energy  profile  transportation  students  awards-honors-and-fellowships  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  undergraduate  nuclear-science-and-engineering  alternative-energy  plasma-science-and-fusion-center  volunteering-outreach-public-service  fusion  nuclear-power-and-reactors  d-lab  marshall-scholarships

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