Tata Center for Technology and Design


Tata Center MITEI hosts the Tata Center for Technology and Design. Founded in 2012 with support from the Tata Trusts, the Center’s research and education mission is to develop solutions to challenges facing resource-constrained communities globally, with an initial focus on India.

Center-affiliated Faculty and graduate student Tata Fellows engage in hands-on projects, with an approach that is rigorous and relevant to societal, economic, environmental and political factors. The Center is is proud to partner with its sister Tata Centre, founded in 2014 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Tata Center News

Satellite imagery can aid development projects

Satellite imagery can aid development projects

New image-analysis methods can automate identification of cost-effective sites for grants or microgrids.

March 23, 2015Read more
Innovation in the making

Innovation in the making

Event showcases, solicits feedback on MIT Innovation Initiative’s latest projects.

March 11, 2015Read more
Vargas honored in Dubai ceremony

Vargas honored in Dubai ceremony

MIT Tata Center alumna's innovative work with public space empowers residents of informal settlements.

March 6, 2015Read more
Three big ideas from the MIT Energy Conference

Three big ideas from the MIT Energy Conference

Data-driven energy, stop-and-go innovation, shifting supply and demand centers – and other takeaways from the Monitor's trip to the MIT Energy Conference 2015.

March 5, 2015Read more
Solar Pumps: India's Potential to Link Electricity Access and Irrigation  
Needs?

Solar Pumps: India's Potential to Link Electricity Access and Irrigation Needs?

Tata Fellow Varun Mehra on how solar pumps could make farming more profitable and lead the way toward rural electrification.

March 2, 2015Read more