Content tagged ‘environment’

Securing Water and Food for a Growing Global Population

Summer 2015

“The time is right now to look at water and food security,” says Mohammed Jameel ’78, founder of the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab at MIT.

The Water-Food-Energy Nexus

Summer 2015

Afreen Siddiqi and James Wescoat hope a network of sensors will allow more efficient use of water and the energy used to transport it, while increasing yield of wheat.

Rice Experiment Yields Results

Summer 2015

Tavneet Suri’s experiment determined that the hunger season could potentially be shortened and yields increased.

Air Pollution, Climate, Affect Global Food Security

Summer 2015

Colette Heald’s study is the first to bring the impact of climate change and air pollution together.

On the Road to a Better Commute

Summer 2015

Transportation expert Carolina Osorio is aiming for less congestion, more reliable travel times, more efficient fuel consumption, and fewer emissions.

Water Challenges

Summer 2015

Doug '75 and Deborah Brown support research on new techniques for purifying water.