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Meet the faculty and researchers involved in energy at MIT.

Hal Abelson Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Edward Adelson Professor

Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Anuradha Agarwal Principal Research Scientist

Microphotonics Center at MIT

Arun Akkinepally Research Scientist

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Alfredo Alexander-Katz Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Antoine Allanore Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Florian Allroggen Research Scientist

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Saurabh Amin Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Lallit Anand Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Anuradha Annaswamy Senior Research Scientist

Mechanical Engineering

Robert C. Armstrong Director

MIT Energy Initiative

Emilio Baglietto Associate Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Marc Baldo Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Ronald Ballinger Professor Emeritus

Nuclear Science and Engineering

George Barbastathis Professor

Mechanical Engineering

William Barletta Adjunct Professor

Physics

Steven Barrett Associate Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Paul Barton Professor

Chemical Engineering

Carlos Batlle Research Scholar

MIT Energy Initiative

Moungi Bawendi Professor

Chemistry

Martin Bazant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Geoffrey Beach Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Angela Belcher Professor

Biological Engineering

Moshe Ben-Akiva Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Alan Berger Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Karl Berggren Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Kristin Bergmann Victor P. Starr Career Development Assistant Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Adam Berinsky Professor

Political Science

A Nihat Berker Professor Emeritus

Physics

Dimitri Bertsekas Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Daniel Blankschtein Professor

Chemical Engineering

Duane Boning Director of MASDAR

Office of the Provost

Audun Botterud Principal Research Scientist

Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems

Richard Braatz Professor

Chemical Engineering

John Brisson Director, MIT-SUTD Collaboration and Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Tamara Broderick Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Leslie Bromberg Principal Research Engineer and Group Leader

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Patrick Brown Postdoctoral Associate

MIT Energy Initiative

Fikile Brushett Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Matteo Bucci Assistant Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Markus Buehler Department Head and Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Cullen Buie Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Vladimir Bulović Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Tonio Buonassisi Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Jacopo Buongiorno TEPCO Professor and Associate Department Head; Director, Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES)

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Oral Buyukozturk Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Jianshu Cao Professor

Chemistry

Federico Casalegno Associate Professor of the Practice

Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Ivan Celanovic Principal Research Scientist

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology

Sylvia Ceyer Professor

Chemistry

Anantha Chandrakasan Dean of the School of Engineering

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Joseph Checkelsky Assistant Professor

Physics

Gang Chen Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Sow-Hsin Chen Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Wai Cheng Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Yet-Ming Chiang Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Sallie Chisholm Institute Professor

Office of the Provost

Nazli Choucri Professor

Political Science

Chryssostomos Chryssostomidis Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Robert Cohen Associate Director and Professor

Chemical Engineering

Daniel Cohn Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Clark Colton Professor

Chemical Engineering

Chathan Cooke Principal Research Engineer

Research Laboratory of Electronics

Charles Cooney Professor

Chemical Engineering

Christopher Cummins Professor

Chemistry

Munther Dahleh Director

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Frank Dale Morgan Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Rick Danheiser Professor

Chemistry

Luca Daniel Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

David Darmofal Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Richard de Neufville Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Olivier de Weck Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Erik Demaine Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Laurent Demanet Professor

Mathematics

John Deutch Institute Professor

Chemistry

Srini Devadas Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Mircea Dincă Associate Professor

Chemistry

Patrick Doyle Professor

Chemical Engineering

Mark Drela Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Catherine Drennan Professor

Biology

Michael Driscoll Professor Emeritus

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Steven Dubowsky Professor Emeritus

Mechanical Engineering

Pablo Duenas-Martinez Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Esther Duflo Professor

Economics

Frédo Durand Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Alan Edelman Professor

Mathematics

Herbert Einstein Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Elfatih Eltahir Associate Department Head and Professor

Center for Global Change Science; Civil and Environmental Engineering; MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Kerry Emanuel Professor

Center for Global Change Science; Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science; MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Dara Entekhabi Professor

Center for Global Change Science; Civil and Environmental Engineering; MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Michael Fehler Senior Research Scientist

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

John Fernández Director

Environmental Solutions Initiative

Nicola Ferralis Research Scientist; Program Manager, Energy Storage Center

Materials Science and Engineering

Joseph Ferreira Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Frank Field Senior Research Engineer

Sociotechnical Systems Research Center

Randall Field Executive Director, Mobility of the Future

MIT Energy Initiative

Charles Fine Professor

Sloan School of Management

Gerald Fink Professor

Biology

Yoel Fink Director and Professor

Research Laboratory of Electronics

John Fisher Senior Research Scientist

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Peter Fisher Department Head and Professor

Physics

Eugene Fitzgerald Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Merton Flemings Professor Emeritus

Materials Science and Engineering

Benoit Forget Associate Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Charles Forsberg Principal Research Scientist

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Aimé Fournier Research Scientist

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

William Freeman Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Jeffrey Freidberg Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Dennis Frenchman Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Daniel Frey Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Liang Fu Biedenharn Associate Professor

Physics

Betar Gallant Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering

David Gamarnik Professor

Sloan School of Management

Nuh Gedik Associate Professor

Physics

Emre Gençer Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Neil Gershenfeld Director, Center for Bits and Atoms

Media Arts and Sciences

Abbas Ghandi Research Staff

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Ahmed Ghoniem Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Rania Ghosn Assistant Professor

Architecture

Livia Giordano Research Scientist; Program Manager, Energy Storage Center

Research Laboratory of Electronics

Amy Glasmeier Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Karen Gleason Associate Provost

Office of the Provost

Leon Glicksman Professor

Architecture

Jarrod Goentzel Research Associate

Center for Transportation & Logistics

Michael Golay Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Rafael Gomez-Bombarelli Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Mark Goulthorpe Associate Professor

Architecture

Silvija Gradečak Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

William Green Professor

Chemical Engineering

Martin Greenwald Senior Research Scientist, Deputy Director

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Edward Greitzer Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Jeffrey Grossman Department Head and Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Timothy Grove Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Philip Gschwend Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Timothy Gutowski Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Nicolas Hadjiconstantinou Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Bradford Hager Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Paula Hammond Department Head and Professor

Chemical Engineering

Jongyoon Han Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Robert Hansman Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

David Hardt Professor

Mechanical Engineering

John Hart Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Zachary Hartwig Assistant Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Charles Harvey Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

T. Alan Hatton Professor

Chemical Engineering

Harold Hemond Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thomas Herring Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Howard Herzog Senior Research Engineer

MIT Energy Initiative

John Heywood Professor

Mechanical Engineering; MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Christopher Hill Principal Research Scientist

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Linn Hobbs Professor Emeritus

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Niels Holten-Andersen Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Anette Hosoi Associate Department Head and Professor

Mechanical Engineering

David Hsu Assistant Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Lin-Wen Hu Director, Research and Services

Nuclear Reactor Lab

Ian Hunter Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Marija Ilic Senior Research Scientist, LIDS/IDSS; Senior Staff, MIT Lincoln Laboratory G73 Energy Systems
Piotr Indyk Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

James Irby Principal Research Engineer

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Tommi Jaakkola Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Henry Jacoby Professor Emeritus

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change; Sloan School of Management

Robert Jaffe Jane and Otto Morningstar Professor of Physics

Physics

Timothy Jamison Department Head

Chemistry

Rafael Jaramillo Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Stefanie Jegelka Associate Professor

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence; Electrical Engineering & Computer Science; Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Klavs Jensen Professor

Chemical Engineering

Yoon Jeon Kim Research Scientist

Teaching Systems Lab

John Joannopoulos Director and Professor

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology

Jeremiah Johnson Associate Professor

Chemistry

Steven Johnson Professor

Mathematics

Paul Joskow Professor

Economics

Ruben Juanes Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chris Kaiser Professor

Biology

Mehran Kardar Professor

Physics

Valerie Karplus Assistant Professor

Sloan School of Management

John Kassakian Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Emmanuel Kasseris Research Scientist

Mechanical Engineering

Dina Katabi Andrew (1956) and Erna Viterbi Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

David Keith Assistant Professor

Sloan School of Management

R. Scott Kemp Associate Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Sheila Kennedy Professor

Architecture

Sangbae Kim Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Sang-Gook Kim Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Jeehwan Kim Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical Engineering

Lionel Kimerling Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Randolph Kirchain Principal Research Scientist

Materials Research Laboratory

James Kirtley Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Mark Klein Principal Research Associate

Center for Collective Intelligence

Christopher Knittel Professor

Sloan School of Management

Janelle Knox-Hayes Associate Professor

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change; Urban Studies & Planning

Thomas Kochan Professor

Sloan School of Management

Gordon Kohse Principal Research Engineer

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Jing Kong Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

S. P. Kothari Professor

Sloan School of Management

Jesse Kroll Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Heather Kulik Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Brian Labombard Senior Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Jeffrey Lang Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Richard Lanza Senior Research Scientist

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Kent Larson Principal Research Scientist

MIT Media Lab

Richard Larson Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Hae-Seung Lee Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Steven Leeb Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Richard Lester Associate Provost and Professor

Office of the Provost

Jing Li Assistant Professor

Economics

Ju Li Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Mingda Li Assistant Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

John Lienhard Director and Professor

Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab

Yuming Liu Principal Research Scientist

Mechanical Engineering

Nuno Loureiro Assistant Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Paulo Lozano Associate Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Jayson Lynch Graduate Student

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Stuart Madnick Professor

Sloan School of Management

Dharik Mallapragada Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Thomas Malone Professor

Sloan School of Management

Karthish Manthiram Professor

Chemical Engineering

Ian Marius Peters Research Scientist

Mechanical Engineering

David Marks Professor Emeritus

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Manuel Martinez-Sanchez Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Youssef Marzouk Associate Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Clapperton Mavhunga Associate Professor

MIT Program in Science, Technology, and Society

Gareth McKinley Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Dennis McLaughlin Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Gregory McRae Professor Emeritus

Chemical Engineering

Hadi Mehrabian Postdoctoral Associate

Chemical Engineering

Chiang Mei Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Harvey Michaels Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Jurgen Michel Senior Research Associate

Materials Processing Center

Borivoje Mikic Professor Emeritus

Mechanical Engineering

Raanan Miller Executive Director, Electric Power Systems Center

MIT Energy Initiative

Joseph Minervini Assistant Director and Senior Research Engineer

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Sanjoy Mitter Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Ernest Moniz Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems emeritus and Special Advisor to the MIT President; Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative
Jennifer Morris Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative; MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Caitlin Mueller Associate Professor

Architecture

Nori Nakata Principal Research Scientist

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Keith Nelson Professor

Chemistry

Heidi Nepf Donald and Martha Harleman Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Leslie Norford Professor

Architecture

Una-May O'Reilly Principal Research Scientist

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Elsa Olivetti Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Benjamin Olken Professor

Economics

Bradley Olsen Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Shuhei Ono Associate Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Julia Ortony Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Carolina Osorio Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kenneth Oye Associate Professor

Political Science

Tomás Palacios Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Sergey Paltsev Senior Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative; MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Joseph Paradiso Director, Responsive Environments Group

Media Arts and Sciences

David Parks Professor

Mechanical Engineering

John Parsons Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Alex Pentland Professor

Media Arts and Sciences

Jaime Peraire Department Head and Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Georgia Perakis Professor

Sloan School of Management

Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga Visiting Professor
David Perreault Associate Department Head and Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

William Peters Executive Director

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology

Robert Pindyck Professor

Sloan School of Management

Tomaso Poggio Eugene McDermott Professor

Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Martin Polz Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Miklos Porkolab Professor

Physics

Barry Posen Professor

Political Science

James Poterba Professor

Economics

Kristala Prather Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering

Ronald Prinn Director and Professor

Center for Global Change Science; MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Ronald Probstein Professor Emeritus

Mechanical Engineering

Raul Radovitzky Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Rajeev Ram Associate Director and Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Carlo Ratti Professor of the Practice

Urban Studies & Planning

Robert Redwine Professor

Physics

John Reilly Senior Lecturer

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change; Sloan School of Management

Bryan Reimer Research Scientist

MIT AgeLab

Christoph Reinhart Associate Professor

Architecture

Pedro Reis Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Roberto Rigobon Professor

Sloan School of Management

Yuriy Roman Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering

Giuseppe Romano Research Scientist

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology

Caroline Ross Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Nicholas Roy Associate Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Jennifer Rupp Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Daniela Rus CSAIL Director and Professor

Office of the Vice President for Research

Gregory Rutledge Professor

Chemical Engineering

Emanuel Sachs Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Donald Sadoway Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Apurba Sakti Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Harvey Sapolsky Professor Emeritus

Political Science

Themistoklis Sapsis Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Sanjay Sarma Vice President for Open Learning

Mechanical Engineering

Lawrence Sass Associate Professor

Architecture

Joel Schindall Professor of the Practice

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Gabriela Schlau-Cohen Assistant Professor

Chemistry

Richard Schmalensee Professor

Sloan School of Management

Paul Sclavounos Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Warren Seering Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Noelle Selin Associate Professor

Center for Global Change Science; Institute for Data, Systems, and Society; MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Nestor Sepulveda

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Yang Shao-Horn Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Yossi Sheffi Director and Professor

Center for Transportation & Logistics

Farrokh Sheibani Postdoctoral Associate

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Thomas Sheridan Professor Emeritus

Mechanical Engineering

Koroush Shirvan Assistant Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Michael Short Assistant Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Michael Siegel Principal Research Scientist

Sloan School of Management

Hadley Sikes Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

David Simchi-Levi Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Anthony Sinskey Professor

Biology

Eugene Skolnikoff Professor Emeritus

Political Science

Alexander Slocum Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Kenneth Smith Professor Emeritus

Chemical Engineering

Zachary Smith Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Kord Smith Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Marin Soljacic Professor

Physics

Choon Sooi Tan Senior Research Engineer

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Zoltan Spakovszky Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Gregory Stephanopoulos Professor

Chemical Engineering

George Stephanopoulos Professor

Chemical Engineering

John Sterman Professor

MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change; Sloan School of Management

Robert Stoner Deputy Director for Science and Technology

MIT Energy Initiative

Michael Strano Professor

Chemical Engineering

Roger Summons Schlumberger Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Yogesh Surendranath Assistant Professor

Chemistry

Lawrence Susskind Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Timothy Swager Professor

Chemistry

Karen Tapia-Ahumada Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Cemal Tasan Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Alexandra Techet Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Carl Thompson Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

J. Phillip Thompson Associate Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Tian Tian Principal Research Engineer

Mechanical Engineering

William Tisdale Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering

Neil Todreas Professor Emeritus

Nuclear Science and Engineering

M. Nafi Toksoz Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Jessika Trancik Associate Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Michael Triantafyllou Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Bernhardt Trout Professor

Chemical Engineering

David Trumper Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Harry Tuller Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Franz-Josef Ulm Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chintan Vaishnav Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Robert van der Hilst Department Head and Professor

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science

Krystyn Van Vliet Associate Provost and Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Troy Van Voorhis Department Head and Professor

Chemistry

J. Kim Vandiver Dean for Undergraduate Research

Mechanical Engineering

Kripa Varanasi Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Kalyan Veeramachaneni Principal Research Scientist

Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems

Bruno Verdini Lecturer of Urban Planning and Negotiation

Urban Studies & Planning

Eric von Hippel Professor

Sloan School of Management

Ian Waitz Dean and Professor

School of Engineering

Qiqi Wang Associate Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

Daniel Wang Professor

Office of the Institute Professors

Evelyn Wang Department Head and Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Brian Wardle Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

James Weaver Senior Research Scientist

Institute for Medical Engineering and Science

James Wescoat Professor

Architecture

Anne White Associate Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Dennis Whyte Department Head and Professor

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Tomasz Wierzbicki Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Adam Willard Associate Professor

Chemistry

Brian Williams Professor

Aeronautics and Astronautics

John Williams Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Nigel Wilson Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Matthias Winkenbach Research Scientist

Center for Transportation & Logistics

Amos Winter Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Nicholas Xuanlai Fang Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Bilge Yildiz Professor

Materials Science and Engineering; Nuclear Science and Engineering

Sidney Yip Professor Emeritus

Nuclear Science and Engineering

Kamal Youcef-Toumi Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Dick Yue Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Christopher Zegras Associate Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Shuguang Zhang Principal Research Scientist

MIT Media Lab

Jinhua Zhao Associate Professor

Urban Studies & Planning

Maria Zuber Vice President for Research

Office of the Vice President for Research