Professor John Lienhard discusses the transformative work of the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab.
“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.
Jeffrey Grossman and Evelyn Wang are searching for ways to make clean water.
Kamal Youcef-Toumi and Andrew Whittle are working to increase the world water supply by decreasing loss of water through leaks.
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.
Antoine Allanore’s work focuses on sustainably extracting metals from ore.
Tavneet Suri’s experiment determined that the hunger season could potentially be shortened and yields increased.
Dara Entekhabi’s work could affect a range of issues from our understanding of the conditions for life on Earth to agriculture in Africa.