People

People

Leadership and Staff

John H. Lienhard V

John H. Lienhard V, PhD, PE

Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Water and Food
Director

John H. Lienhard V is Abdul Latif Jameel Professor and the Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab at MIT. During more than 27 years on the MIT faculty, Lienhard’s research and educational efforts have focused on water purification and desalination, heat and fluid flow, and experimentation.
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Renee J. Robins

Renee J. Robins

Executive Director

Renee J. Robins is the Executive Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab at MIT. Renee works closely with faculty director John Lienhard to develop and manage the lab’s activities, priorities, and strategy, including new funding opportunities and international collaborations.
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Kenny Luu

Kenny Luu

Financial Coordinator

Kenny Luu is the Financial Coordinator for the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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