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Meet the faculty and researchers involved in energy at MIT.

Hal Abelson Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Edward Adelson Professor

Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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

Robert C. Armstrong Director

MIT Energy Initiative

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

George Barbastathis Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

William Barletta Adjunct Professor

Department of Physics

Steven Barrett Associate Department Head and Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Paul Barton Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Carlos Batlle Research Scholar

MIT Energy Initiative

Moungi Bawendi Professor

Department of Chemistry

Martin Bazant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Geoffrey Beach Professor and Co-Director, Materials Research Laboratory

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Angela Belcher Department Head and Professor

Department of Biological Engineering

Moshe Ben-Akiva Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Alan Berger Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Karl Berggren Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Kristin Bergmann Assistant Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Adam Berinsky Professor

Department of Political Science

A Nihat Berker Professor Emeritus

Department of Physics

Dimitri Bertsekas Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Daniel Blankschtein Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Duane Boning Professor and MTL Associate Director

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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

Tamara Broderick Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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

Jianshu Cao Professor

Department of Chemistry

Ivan Celanovic Principal Research Scientist

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

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

Nazli Choucri Professor

Department of Political Science

Chryssostomos Chryssostomidis Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Robert Cohen Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Daniel Cohn Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Clark Colton Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Chathan Cooke Principal Research Engineer

Research Laboratory of Electronics

Charles Cooney Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Christopher Cummins Professor

Department of Chemistry

Munther Dahleh Director and Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Rick Danheiser Professor

Department of Chemistry

Luca Daniel Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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

John Deutch Institute Professor

Department of Chemistry

Srinivas Devadas Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Mircea Dincă Professor

Department of Chemistry

Patrick Doyle Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Mark Drela Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Catherine Drennan Professor

Department of Biology

Steven Dubowsky Professor Emeritus

Department of Mechanical 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

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

Nicola Ferralis Research Scientist

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Joseph Ferreira Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Frank Field Senior Research Engineer and Associate Director, Technology and Policy Program

Sociotechnical Systems Research Center

Randall Field Executive Director, Future Energy Systems Center

MIT Energy Initiative

Charles Fine Professor

Sloan School of Management

Gerald Fink Professor

Department of Biology

Yoel Fink Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Peter Fisher Professor

Department of Physics

John Fisher III Senior Research Scientist

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Eugene Fitzgerald Director and CEO of SMART

Office of the Provost

Merton Flemings Professor Emeritus

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Benoit Forget Associate Department Head

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Charles Forsberg Principal Research Scientist

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Aimé Fournier Research Scientist

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

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

Daniel Frey Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Liang Fu Associate Professor

Department of Physics

Betar Gallant Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

David Gamarnik Professor

Sloan School of Management

Nuh Gedik Professor

Department of Physics

Emre Gençer 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

Rania Ghosn Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

Amy Glasmeier Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Karen Gleason Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Leon Glicksman Professor

Department of Architecture

Jarrod Goentzel Principal Research Scientist

MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Michael Golay Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Rafael Gomez-Bombarelli Assistant Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Mark Goulthorpe Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

William Green Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Martin Greenwald Senior Research Scientist and Deputy Director

Plasma Science and Fusion Center

Edward Greitzer Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Jeffrey Grossman Department Head and Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Timothy Grove Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Howard Gruenspecht Senior Energy Economist

MIT Energy Initiative

Philip Gschwend Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Timothy Gutowski Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Nicolas Hadjiconstantinou 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

Jongyoon Han Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Robert Hansman Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

David Hardt Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

John Hart Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Zachary Hartwig Assistant Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Charles Harvey Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

T. Alan Hatton Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Harold Hemond Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Thomas Herring Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Howard Herzog Senior Research Engineer

MIT Energy Initiative

John Heywood Professor Emeritus

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Christopher Hill Principal Research Scientist

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Linn Hobbs Professor Emeritus

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Anette Hosoi Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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

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

Henry Jacoby Professor Emeritus

Sloan School of Management

Robert Jaffe Professor

Department of Physics

Timothy Jamison Associate Provost and Professor

Office of the Provost

Rafael Jaramillo Associate Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Stefanie Jegelka Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Klavs Jensen Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

John Joannopoulos Director and Professor

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

Jeremiah Johnson Professor

Department of Chemistry

Steven Johnson Professor

Department of Mathematics

Paul Joskow Professor Emeritus

Department of Economics

Ruben Juanes Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chris Kaiser Professor

Department of Biology

Mehran Kardar Professor

Department of Physics

John Kassakian Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Emmanuel Kasseris Research Scientist

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dina Katabi Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

David Keith Assistant Professor

Sloan School of Management

R. Scott Kemp Associate Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Sheila Kennedy Professor

Department of Architecture

Sangbae Kim Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Sang-Gook Kim Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Jeehwan Kim Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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

Mark Klein Principal Research Associate

MIT Center for Collective Intelligence

Christopher Knittel Professor

Sloan School of Management

Janelle Knox-Hayes Associate Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Thomas Kochan Professor

Sloan School of Management

Gordon Kohse Managing Director for Operations

Nuclear Reactor Laboratory

Jing Kong Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

S. P. Kothari Professor

Sloan School of Management

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

Richard Lanza Research Scientist

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Kent Larson Principal Research Scientist

Media Lab

Richard Larson Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Hae-Seung Lee Director, Microsystems Technology Laboratories and Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Steven Leeb Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Richard Lester Associate Provost and Professor

Office of the Provost

Jing Li Assistant Professor

Sloan School of Management

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

Yuming Liu Senior Research Scientist

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Paulo Lozano Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Stuart Madnick Professor

Sloan School of Management

Dharik Mallapragada Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Thomas Malone Professor

Sloan School of Management

Karthish Manthiram Visiting Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

David Marks Professor Emeritus

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Manuel Martinez-Sanchez Professor Emeritus

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Youssef Marzouk Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Clapperton Mavhunga Professor

Program in Science, Technology, and Society

Gareth McKinley Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dennis McLaughlin Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chiang Mei Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Harvey Michaels Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Jurgen Michel Senior Research Associate

Materials Research Laboratory

Borivoje Mikic Professor Emeritus

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Raanan Miller Center Research Lead for Electric Power

MIT Energy Initiative

Ian Miller Research Associate

MIT Energy Initiative

Sanjoy Mitter Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ernest Moniz Professor of Physics and Special Advisor to the President

Department of Physics

Frank Dale Morgan Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Jennifer Morris Research Scientist

MIT Energy Initiative

Caitlin Mueller Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

Nori Nakata Principal Research Scientist

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Keith Nelson Professor

Department of Chemistry

Heidi Nepf Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Leslie Norford Professor

Department of Architecture

Una-May O'Reilly Principal Research Scientist

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Francis O'Sullivan Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Elsa Olivetti Associate Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Benjamin Olken Professor

Department of Economics

Bradley Olsen Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Shuhei Ono Professor

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Julia Ortony Assistant Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Kenneth Oye Professor

Department of Political Science

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

David Parks Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

John Parsons Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Alex Pentland Professor

Program in Media Arts and Sciences

Jaime Peraire Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Georgia Perakis Professor

Sloan School of Management

Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

David Perreault Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

William Peters Executive Director

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

Robert Pindyck Professor

Sloan School of Management

Desiree Plata Associate Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Tomaso Poggio Professor

Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Martin Polz Visiting Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Miklos Porkolab Professor

Department of Physics

Barry Posen Professor

Department of Political Science

James Poterba Professor

Department of Economics

Kristala Prather Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Ronald Prinn Director and Professor

MIT Center for Global Change Science

Raul Radovitzky Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Rajeev Ram Associate Director and Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Carlo Ratti Professor of the Practice

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Robert Redwine Professor

Department of Physics

John Reilly Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Bryan Reimer Research Engineer

MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Christoph Reinhart Professor

Department of Architecture

Roberto Rigobon Professor

Sloan School of Management

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

Jennifer Rupp Associate Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Daniela Rus Deputy Dean of Research, CSAIL Director, Professor

Schwarzman College of Computing

Gregory Rutledge Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Emanuel Sachs Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Donald Sadoway Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Harvey Sapolsky Professor Emeritus

Department of Political Science

Themistoklis Sapsis Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Sanjay Sarma Vice President for Open Learning

Office of the Provost

Lawrence Sass Associate Professor

Department of Architecture

Joel Schindall Professor Emeritus

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Gabriela Schlau-Cohen Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

Richard Schmalensee Professor

Sloan School of Management

Paul Sclavounos Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Warren Seering Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Noelle Selin Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Yang Shao-Horn Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Yossi Sheffi Professor and Director

MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Thomas Sheridan Professor Emeritus

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Koroush Shirvan Assistant Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Michael Short Associate Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Michael Siegel Principal Research Scientist

Sloan School of Management

Hadley Sikes Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

David Simchi-Levi Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Anthony Sinskey Professor

Department of Biology

Eugene Skolnikoff Professor Emeritus

Department of Political Science

Alexander Slocum Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Kenneth Smith Professor Emeritus

Department of Chemical Engineering

Zachary Smith Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Kord Smith Professor of the Practice Emeritus

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Marin Soljacic Professor

Department of Physics

Zoltan Spakovszky Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Philipp Staudt Postdoctoral Fellow

MIT Energy Initiative

Gregory Stephanopoulos Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

George Stephanopoulos Professor Emeritus

Department of Chemical Engineering

John Sterman Professor

Sloan School of Management

Robert Stoner Deputy Director for Science and Technology

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

Alexandra Techet Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Carl Thompson Professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

J. Phillip Thompson Associate Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Tian Tian Principal Research Engineer

Department of Mechanical Engineering

William Tisdale Associate Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

Neil Todreas Professor Emeritus

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

M. Nafi Toksöz Professor Emeritus

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Jessika Trancik Professor

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Michael Triantafyllou Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Bernhardt Trout Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

David Trumper Professor

Department of Mechanical 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

Chintan Vaishnav Senior Lecturer

Sloan School of Management

Robert van der Hilst Professor and Department Head

Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Krystyn Van Vliet Associate Provost, Associate Vice President for Research, Professor

Office of the Provost

Troy Van Voorhis Department Head and Professor

Department of Chemistry

J. Kim Vandiver Professor and Director, Edgerton Center

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Kripa Varanasi Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Kalyan Veeramachaneni Principal Research Scientist

Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems

Bruno Verdini Lecturer

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Eric von Hippel Professor

Sloan School of Management

Ian Waitz Vice Chancellor, Undergraduate and Graduate Education

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Qiqi Wang Associate Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Evelyn Wang Department Head and Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Brian Wardle Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

James Weaver Research Affiliate

Institute for Medical Engineering and Science

James Wescoat Professor Emeritus

Department of Architecture

Anne White Department Head and Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Dennis Whyte PSFC Director and Department Head

Office of the Vice President for Research

Tomasz Wierzbicki Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Adam Willard Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

Brian Williams Professor

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

John Williams Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Nigel Wilson Professor Emeritus

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Matthias Winkenbach Research Scientist

MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Amos Winter Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Bilge Yildiz Professor

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Sidney Yip Professor Emeritus

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Kamal Youcef-Toumi Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dick Yue Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Christopher Zegras Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Shuguang Zhang Principal Research Scientist

Media Lab

Jinhua Zhao Associate Professor

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Maria Zuber Vice President for Research

Office of the Vice President for Research