Education Task Force


Waste audit shows Pune slums generate little garbage

Waste audit shows Pune slums generate little garbage

MIT Tata Center research finds waste generation in the slums is one-fourth the amount generated in lower-middle class and higher income households.

August 20, 2014Read more

The Energy Education Task Force pursues the following goals with the support of the MITEI Education Office:

  • maintaining and enhancing the undergraduate Energy Studies Minor,
  • assessing and supporting further development of MIT's energy curriculum,
  • and communicating MIT's interdisciplinary energy education model.

Proposals: Energy-Focused Subjects

The Energy Education Task Force is working to develop a call for proposals for new or substantially revised energy-focused subjects from MIT faculty. Please email for further information.


  • Amy Glasmeier, Department of Urban Studies and Planning Department Head, Professor of Geography and Regional Planning
  • Jeffrey Grossman, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carl Richard Soderberg Associate Professor of Power Engineering


  • Jacopo Buongiorno, Associate Progessor of Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • William H. Green, Hoyt C. Hottel Professor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bradford Hager, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Earth Sciences
  • Sheila Kennedy, Professor of the Practice, Architectural Design
  • Christopher Knittel, William Barton Rogers Professor of Energy Economics
  • Thomas Malone, Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management
  • Rajeev Ram, Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Evelyn Wang, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Troy Van Voorhis, Professor of Chemistry
  • Christopher Warshaw, Assistant Professor of Political Science


  • Charlotte Kirk ('14), Chemical Engineering
  • Shreya Dave (G), Mechanical Engineering
  • Caleb Joseph Waugh (G), Nuclear Science & Engineering