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

MIT researchers release evaluation of solar pumps for irrigation and salt mining in India | MIT News

Study of solar pump technology use in India assesses technical performance and explores innovative business cases to increase user adoption.

Department of Urban Studies and Planning • mit
Nov. 13, 2017 ~8 min

Designing for a more equitable world | MIT News

D-Lab founder Amy Smith teaches MIT students to tap into the heart of international development.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
Oct. 6, 2017 ~6 min

Tackling the world’s challenges in the field | MIT News

MISTI media contest showcases MIT students working to build a better world.

MISTI • mit
Oct. 2, 2017 ~3 min

Researchers identify opportunities to improve quality, reduce cost of global food assistance delivery | MIT News

Research from MIT's CITE program leverages a procurement process to identify opportunities for improving food aid supply chains.

Lauren McKown | MIT D-Lab • mit
Sept. 13, 2017 ~6 min

J-WAFS awards commercialization grants to develop technologies for water and food solutions | MIT News

Three new projects and two renewals receive J-WAFS Solutions grant funding for 2017-2018.

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
Sept. 7, 2017 ~10 min

New fund makes MIT a living sustainability lab | MIT News

MIT Office of Sustainability announces awards to multi-departmental projects that test management, design, and operations solutions on campus.

Frankie Schembri | Office of Sustainability • mit
July 21, 2017 ~10 min

Evaluating approaches to agricultural development | MIT News

Involving local farmers in tackling a problem can provide long-lasting benefits.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
July 6, 2017 ~10 min

Revolutionizing global health | MIT News

In more than 20 years working on wireless sensors and radio frequency identification (RFID), Richard Fletcher has produced several startups and over a dozen patents.

Daniel de Wolff | MIT Industrial Liaison Program • mit
April 26, 2017 ~10 min

MIT researchers launch technology evaluations for global development in Mali, India | MIT News

MIT's Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation announces its latest product evaluations and global partnerships.

David McDevitt | D-Lab • mit
April 6, 2017 ~6 min