Current Funded Projects

J-WAFS Solutions

PI(s):
Ahmed Ghoniem, Ronald C. Crane (1972) Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to September 2019
PI(s):
Jeffrey S. Ravel, Professor, Department of History, and Faculty Lead, MIT-Nepal Initiative
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to September 2019
PI(s):
John H. Lienhard V, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Water and Food, and Director, Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2018
PI(s):
Kripa Varanasi, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2018
PI(s):
Sanjay Sarma, Vice President for Open Learning and Fred Fort Flowers (1941) and Daniel Fort Flowers (1941) Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2018
PI(s):
Rohit Karnik, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Amy Smith, Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Founding Director, MIT D-Lab
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Timothy Swager, the John D. MacArthur Professor of Chemistry; Alexander M. Klibanov, Novartis Professor, Chemistry and Bioengineering
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Gang Chen, Carl Richard Soderberg Professor in Power Engineering and head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2017
PI(s):
Alan Hatton, Ralph Landau Professor of Chemical Engineering Practice
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2017
PI(s):
Michael S. Strano, Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering; Anthony J. Sinskey, Professor of Microbiology and Health Sciences & Technology
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Jeffrey Grossman, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2016

J-WAFS Annual Seed Grant Program

PI(s):
Zachary Smith, Joseph R. Mares Career Development Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to August 2020
PI(s):
Dorothy Hosler, Professor of Archaeology and Ancient Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Heather Lechtman, Professor of Archaeology and Ancient Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and J. Taylor Perron, Associate Professor of Geology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to August 2020
PI(s):
Julia Ortony, Finmeccanica Career Development Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to August 2020
PI(s):
Charles Harvey, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to August 2020
PI(s):
A. John Hart, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Benedetto Marelli, Paul M. Cook Career Development Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to August 2020
PI(s):
David Des Marais, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Caroline Uhler, Henry L. and Grace Doherty Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Institute for Data, Systems and Society
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to August 2020
PI(s):
Dara Entekhabi, Bacardi and Stockholm Water Foundations Professor, Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
Year funded:
2018
Period of performance:
September 2018 to August 2020
PI(s):
Antoine Allanore, Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2019
PI(s):
Stephen Graves, Abraham J. Siegel Professor of Management Science, Sloan School of Management ; Bishwapriya Sanyal, Professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2019
PI(s):
Mircea Dincă, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry ; Evelyn Wang, Gail E. Kendall Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2019
PI(s):
Karthish Manthiram, Warren K. Lewis Career Development Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2019
PI(s):
Christopher Voigt, Professor, Department of Biological Engineering
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2019
PI(s):
Xuanhe Zhao, Noyce Career Development Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering ; John H. Lienhard, V, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Water and Food, Department of Mechanical Engineering and J-WAFS
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2019
PI(s):
Mathias Kolle, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Year funded:
2017
Period of performance:
September 2017 to August 2019
PI(s):
Amos Winter, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Xuanhe Zhao, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to December 2016
PI(s):
Timothy Swager, John D. MacArthur Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Colette Heald, Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Martin Polz, Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Christopher Knittel, George P. Shultz Professor, Sloan School of Management
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Ruben Juanes, Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Jongyoon Han, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Biological Engineering; Timothy Lu, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Biological Engineering
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Gregory Stephanopoulos, Willard Henry Dow Professor of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering
Year funded:
2016
Period of performance:
September 2016 to August 2018
PI(s):
Susan Solomon, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and Department of Chemistry; Kenneth Strzepek, MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Anthony Sinskey, Professor, Department of Biology; Stacy Springs, Director of the Center for Biomedical Innovation, Engineering Systems Division; Vishal Vaidya, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Retsef Levi, Spencer Standish (1945) Professor of Management, Professor of Operations Management; Tauhid Zaman, Assistant Professor of Operations Management; Yanchong Zheng, Associate Professor of Operations Management
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Alan Hatton, Department of Chemical Engineering
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Rohit Karnik, Department of Mechanical Engineering; John Hart, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Chintan Vaishnav, Sloan School of Management
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Christopher Voigt, Department of Biological Engineering
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Dennis McLaughlin, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Erica James, Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology and Urban Studies and Director, MIT Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Noelle Selin, Engineering Systems Division and Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Valerie Karplus, Sloan School of Management
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017
PI(s):
Alan Berger, Department of Urban Studies and Planning; Heidi Nepf, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Year funded:
2015
Period of performance:
September 2015 to August 2017