Our Team John H. Lienhard V, PhD, PE Director John H. Lienhard V is Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Water and Mechanical Engineering and the director of the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab at MIT. Renee J. Robins Executive Director As executive director for J-WAFS, Renee J. Robins works closely with faculty director John Lienhard to develop and manage the lab’s activities, priorities, and strategy. Greg Sixt, PhD Research Manager for Climate and Food Systems Greg Sixt is leading a collaborative team of researchers to develop a research agenda at the nexus of food systems and climate change adaptation. B. Nicholas Pasinella Financial and Project Coordinator B. Nicholas Pasinella manages J-WAFS' finances and various other project needs. His responsibilities include financial projections, reporting and analysis, among others. Carolyn Blais Communications and Program Manager Carolyn Blais manages J-WAFS' communications efforts and initiatives, and coordinates the call for proposals process. Susanna Maize Communications and Project Assistant Susanna Maize assists in the creation and dissemination of communications produced by J-WAFS, assists in research, analysis, and reporting, and other support. Sophie Slape Communications and Project Assistant Sophie Slape assists in the creation and dissemination of communications produced by J-WAFS, assists in research, analysis, and reporting, and other support. Kenneth Strzepek Research Scientist Kenneth Strzepek is a climate, water, and food specialist for J-WAFS. Deng Majok Chol Student Research Assistant Deng Majok Chol is a J-WAFS student research assistant who provides logistic and research support.