“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.
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.
Tavneet Suri’s experiment determined that the hunger season could potentially be shortened and yields increased.
Colette Heald’s study is the first to bring the impact of climate change and air pollution together.
Transportation expert Carolina Osorio is aiming for less congestion, more reliable travel times, more efficient fuel consumption, and fewer emissions.
Doug ’75 and Deborah Brown support research on new techniques for purifying water.
“I see the impact of climate change on the world,” John Carlson (’83) says.