MITEI People

Francesco Maria Benedetti

Program Founder and Lead, MIT Energy Fellows Policy Initiative

Francesco M. Benedetti is a postdoctoral associate in chemical engineering at MIT. He works on advanced materials to increase energy-efficiency and environmental sustainability of industrial purification and separation processes. He received his PhD from the University of Bologna, Italy, and has been recognized with the 2019/2020 MIT Energy Fellowship. Francesco is also committed to commercialize membrane technologies to create a more sustainable future for energy and develop effective carbon capture solutions.