Ten principal investigators from seven MIT departments and labs will receive up to $150,000 for two years, overhead-free, for innovative research on global food and water challenges.
The student pitch competition addressed a variety of problems expected to worsen with climate change.
The MIT team’s project was one of seven pitched at the Rabobank-MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize competition.
Student inventors recognized on World IP Day for groundbreaking, patentable solutions to issues related to maternal health, energy efficiency, and plastic waste.
Encapsulating modified bacteria in tough hydrogel spheres prevents them from spreading genes to other microbes.
Prototypes tested in India show promise as a low-cost, natural filtration option.
MIT’s Susan Murcott is dedicated to providing clean water access and building a new generation of humanitarian water leaders.
PhD student and 2017 J-WAFS graduate fellow Tzu-Chieh Tang designs living materials to solve environmental challenges, with an emphasis on safety and scalability.
Hundreds of students, researchers, and industry experts from around the world gathered virtually in November for a cross-disciplinary exploration of water resilience.
A team of MIT researchers is using the thermodynamic properties of water evaporation to bring off-grid cold storage of produce to remote, arid regions.
MIT engineers have made their initial design more practical, efficient, and scalable.