Tracing the origins of air pollutants in India

MIT researchers employ low-cost sensors to detect and track the origins of air pollutants in India.

Fatima Husain | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering | Sept. 30, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: civil-and-environmental-engineering chemical-engineering school-of-engineering emissions environment india research

Lowering emissions without breaking the bank

New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth

Mark Dwortzan | Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change | July 31, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change institute-for-data systems and-society sloan-school-of-management mitei school-of-engineering tata-center climate india carbon alternative-energy climate-change development economics global-warming greenhouse-gases renewable-energy research department-of-energy-doe

The gift of light, through science and service

Professor Pawan Sinha addresses a humanitarian need — treatable blindness — and advances our understanding of visual development in the brain.

Stephanie M. McPherson | Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences | Jan. 28, 2019 | mit
~15 mins   

Tags: school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences india health health-care research volunteering outreach public-service neuroscience medicine vision

Low-cost prosthetic foot mimics natural walking | MIT News

New design can be tuned to an individual’s body weight and size.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | June 26, 2018
~9 mins |

Tags:  assistive-technology  developing-countries  india  mechanical-engineering  research  school-of-engineering  tata-center

Translational Research Program to help MIT researchers achieve real-world impact | MIT News

Tata Center for Technology and Design program "aims to close the gap between ideas and implementation," says program director Jason Prapas.

Shivangi Misra | Tata Center for Technology and Design | June 6, 2018
~4 mins |

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How much does infrastructure boost an economy? | MIT News

MIT economist’s historical study details how railroads helped India trade and grow.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | April 26, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  economics  research  india  trade  transportation  development  history  social-sciences

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 | April 12, 2018
~1 mins |

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

Simple, low-cost E. coli test wins MIT Water Innovation Prize | MIT News

Nine student teams pitched solutions to global water issues at annual event.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | April 6, 2018
~8 mins |

Tags:  contests-and-academic-competitions  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  startups  water  sustainability  disease  bacteria  sloan-school-of-management  india  students  global  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs

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