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Meet the faculty and researchers involved in energy at MIT.

Anuradha Agarwal Principal Research Scientist

Materials Research Laboratory

Alfredo Alexander-Katz Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Antoine Allanore Associate Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Florian Allroggen Research Scientist

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Saurabh Amin Associate Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Lallit Anand Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Anuradha Annaswamy Senior Research Scientist

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Brian Anthony Principal Research Scientist

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Robert C. Armstrong Chevron Professor of Chemical Engineering, emeritus, and Former Director

Department of Chemical Engineering; MIT Energy Initiative

Bill Aulet Professor of the Practice

Sloan School of Management

Emilio Baglietto Associate Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Marc Baldo Professor

Office of the Vice President for Research

Ronald Ballinger Professor Emeritus

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Abhijit Banerjee Professor

Department of Economics

Steven Barrett Associate Department Head and Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Paul Barton Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Carlos Batlle Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Moungi Bawendi Professor

Department of Chemistry

Martin Bazant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Angela Belcher Department Head and Professor

Department of Biological Engineering

Moshe Ben-Akiva Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kristin Bergmann Assistant Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Adam Berinsky Professor

Department of Political Science

Dimitri Bertsekas Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Daniel Blankschtein Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Audun Botterud Principal Research Scientist

Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems

Richard Braatz Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

John Brisson Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Leslie Bromberg Research Engineer

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Fikile Brushett Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Matteo Bucci Assistant Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Markus Buehler Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Cullen Buie Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Vladimir Bulović Director, MIT.nano and Professor

Office of the Vice President for Research

Tonio Buonassisi Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Jacopo Buongiorno Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Oral Buyukozturk Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kerri Cahoy Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Sylvia Ceyer Professor

Department of Chemistry

Anantha Chandrakasan Dean of Engineering and Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Joseph Checkelsky Associate Professor

Department of Physics

Gang Chen Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Wai Cheng Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Yet-Ming Chiang Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Sallie Chisholm Institute Professor

Office of the Provost

Michael Cima Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Robert Cohen Professor Emeritus

Department of Chemical Engineering

Daniel Cohn Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

James Collins Professor

Department of Biological Engineering

Munther Dahleh Director and Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Luca Daniel Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Antje Danielson Director of Education

MIT Energy Initiative

David Darmofal Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Richard de Neufville Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Olivier de Weck Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Erik Demaine Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Laurent Demanet Professor

Department of Mathematics

Sili Deng Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

John Deutch Institute Professor

Department of Chemistry

Mircea Dincă Professor

Department of Chemistry

Priya Donti Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Patrick Doyle Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Pablo Duenas Martinez Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Esther Duflo Professor

Department of Economics

Frédo Durand Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Alan Edelman Professor

Department of Mathematics

Herbert Einstein Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Elfatih Eltahir Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Kerry Emanuel Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Dara Entekhabi Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Steven Eppinger Professor

Sloan School of Management

Chuchu Fan Assistant Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Nicholas Xuanlai Fang Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Michael Fehler Senior Research Scientist

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

John Fernández Director, Environmental Solutions Initiative

Office of the Vice President for Research

Randall Field Executive Director, Future Energy Systems Center

MIT Energy Initiative

Charles Fine Professor

Sloan School of Management

Peter Fisher Vice Provost and Professor

Department of Physics

Richard Ribón Fletcher Research Scientist

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Benoit Forget Associate Department Head

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Charles Forsberg Principal Research Scientist

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

William Freeman Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Jeffrey Freidberg Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Dennis Frenchman Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Liang Fu Associate Professor

Department of Physics

Ariel Furst Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Betar Gallant Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Darren Garnier Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Nuh Gedik Professor

Department of Physics

Lee Gehrke Professor

Institute for Medical Engineering and Science

Emre Gençer Principal Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Neil Gershenfeld Director, Center for Bits and Atoms

Program in Media Arts and Sciences

Ahmed Ghoniem Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Amy Glasmeier Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Karen Gleason Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Leon Glicksman Professor

Department of Architecture

Michael Golay Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Theodore Golfinopoulos Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Rafael Gomez-Bombarelli Assistant Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Mark Goulthorpe Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

Robert Granetz Principal Research Scientist; Group Leader

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

William Green Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Martin Greenwald Research Affiliate

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Jeffrey Grossman Department Head and Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Philip Gschwend Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Aristide Gumyusenge Assistant Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Angelo Gurgel Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Timothy Gutowski Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Bradford Hager Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Paula Hammond Professor and Department Head

Department of Chemical Engineering

Robert Hansman Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

John Hart Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Douglas Hart Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Zachary Hartwig Assistant Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

T. Alan Hatton Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Colette Heald Germeshausen Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Harold Hemond Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Asegun Henry Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Howard Herzog Senior Research Engineer

MIT Energy Initiative

John Heywood Professor Emeritus

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Joshua Hodge Executive Director, CEEPR

MIT Energy Initiative

Nathaniel Howard Principal Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Michael Howland Assistant Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

David Hsu Associate Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Lin-Wen Hu Senior Research Scientist

Nuclear Reactor Laboratory

Juejun Hu Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Amanda Hubbard Principal Research Scientist, Experimental

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Jerry Hughes Deputy Head, MFE

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Ian Hunter Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Marija Ilic Senior Research Scientist and Senior Staff

Lincoln Laboratory

Piotr Indyk Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

James Irby Principal Research Engineer

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Tommi Jaakkola Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Robert Jaffe Professor

Department of Physics

Klavs Jensen Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Jeremiah Johnson Professor

Department of Chemistry

Paul Joskow Professor Emeritus

Department of Economics

Long Ju Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

Ruben Juanes Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Namrata Kala Associate Professor

Sloan School of Management

Sertac Karaman Associate Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Rohit Karnik Tata Professor; Associate Director, J-WAFS

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dina Katabi Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Sheila Kennedy Professor

Department of Architecture

Lionel Kimerling Professor and Director, Microphotonics Center

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Randolph Kirchain Principal Research Scientist

Materials Research Laboratory

James Kirtley Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Christopher Knittel Deputy Director of Policy and Professor

MIT Energy Initiative; Sloan School of Management

Janelle Knox-Hayes Associate Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Jing Kong Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Jesse Kroll Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Heather Kulik Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Brian Labombard Senior Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Jeffrey Lang Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Robert Langer Institute Professor

Office of the Institute Professors

Kent Larson Principal Research Scientist

Media Lab

Steven Leeb Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

John Leonard Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Pierre Lermusiaux Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Donald Roy Lessard Professor Emeritus

Sloan School of Management

Richard Lester Vice Provost and Professor

Office of the Provost

Ju Li Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Mingda Li Assistant Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

John Lienhard Director and Professor

Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab

Yijun Lin RF Physicist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Yuming Liu Senior Research Scientist

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Ruaridh Macdonald Energy Systems Research Lead

MIT Energy Initiative

Stuart Madnick Professor

Sloan School of Management

Christopher Magee Professor of the Practice Emeritus

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Dharik Mallapragada Visiting Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Thomas Malone Professor

Sloan School of Management

Youssef Marzouk Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Admir Masic Associate Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Clapperton Mavhunga Professor

Program in Science, Technology, and Society

Miho Mazereeuw Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

Gareth McKinley Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Michael Mehling Deputy Director, CEEPR

MIT Energy Initiative

Philip Michael Research Scientist, Experimental

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Ernest Moniz Professor of Physics and Special Advisor to the President

Department of Physics

Jennifer Morris Principal Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Caitlin Mueller Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

Fiona Murray Associate Dean; Professor; Faculty Director

Sloan School of Management

Heidi Nepf Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Leslie Norford Professor

Department of Architecture

John Ochsendorf Professor

Department of Architecture

Elsa Olivetti Associate Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Bradley Olsen Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Shuhei Ono Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Tomás Palacios Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Sergey Paltsev Senior Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Joseph Paradiso Director, Responsive Environments Group

Department of Media Arts and Sciences

John Parsons Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Matěj Peč Assistant Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Alex Pentland Professor

Program in Media Arts and Sciences

Jaime Peraire Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga Research Affiliate

Sloan School of Management

David Perreault Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ethan Peterson Group Leader, Neutronics

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Desiree Plata Associate Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tomaso Poggio Professor

Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Kristala Prather Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Ronald Prinn Director and Professor

MIT Center for Global Change Science

Maggie Qi Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Alexander Radosevich Professor

Department of Chemistry

Rajeev Ram Associate Director and Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

David Rand Professor

Sloan School of Management

Carlo Ratti Professor of the Practice

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Cristina Rea Group Leader, Disruption Studies

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

John Reilly Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Christoph Reinhart Professor

Department of Architecture

Karen Rennell Director, CRSP Renovations

Department of Facilities

John Rice Senior Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Roberto Rigobon Professor

Sloan School of Management

Pablo Rodríguez Fernández Group Leader, MFE Integrated Modeling Group

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Yuriy Roman Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Giuseppe Romano Research Scientist

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

Caroline Ross Professor and Associate Department Head

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Nicholas Roy Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Deb Roy Professor

Program in Media Arts and Sciences

Michael F. Rubner Professor Emeritus

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Gregory Rutledge Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Donald Sadoway Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Paolo Santi Principal Research Scientist

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Bishwapriya Sanyal Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Sanjay Sarma Vice President for Open Learning

Office of the Provost

Tim Schittekatte Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Adam Schlosser Senior Research Scientist

MIT Center for Global Change Science

Richard Schmalensee Professor

Sloan School of Management

Paul Sclavounos Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Noelle Selin Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Yang Shao-Horn Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Koroush Shirvan Assistant Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Michael Short Associate Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Afreen Siddiqi Lecturer

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

David Simchi-Levi Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Anthony Sinskey Professor

Department of Biology

Alexander Slocum Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Zachary Smith Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Amy Smith Senior Lecturer; Founding Director, D-Lab

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Marin Soljacic Professor

Department of Physics

Susan Solomon Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Zoltan Spakovszky Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Raymond Speth Principal Research Scientist

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Gregory Stephanopoulos Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

John Sterman Professor

Sloan School of Management

Robert Stoner Director

MIT Energy Initiative

Michael Strano Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Roger Summons Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Andy Sun Associate Professor

Sloan School of Management

Yogesh Surendranath Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

Lawrence Susskind Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Timothy Swager Professor

Department of Chemistry

Choon Tan Senior Research Engineer

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Cemal Tasan Associate Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Carl Thompson Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

William Tisdale Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Tony Tran Program Manager, CEEPR

MIT Energy Initiative

Jessika Trancik Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Michael Triantafyllou Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Bernhardt Trout Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Harry Tuller Professor and Director, Crystal Physics and Electroceramics Laboratory

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Franz-Josef Ulm Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Troy Van Voorhis Department Head and Professor

Department of Chemistry

Kripa Varanasi Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Kalyan Veeramachaneni Principal Research Scientist

Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems

Rui Vieira Deputy Head, MFE Engineering

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Kazumi Wada Research Scientist

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Evelyn Wang Department Head and Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Qiqi Wang Associate Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Anne White Vice Provost and Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Andrew Whittle Edmund K. Turner Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dennis Whyte PSFC Director and Department Head

Office of the Vice President for Research

Mike Wigram Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Adam Willard Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

Brian Williams Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

John R. Williams Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Amos Winter Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Kevin Woller Principal Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Stephen Wukitch Principal Research Scientist

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Maria Yang Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Bilge Yildiz Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Kamal Youcef-Toumi Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mei Yuan Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Guiyan Zang Technoeconomic Analysis Research Lead

MIT Energy Initiative

Jinhua Zhao Professor of Cities and Transportation and Founder, MIT Mobility Initiative

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Siqi Zheng Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Y. Karen Zheng Associate Professor

Sloan School of Management

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