MIT researchers are developing a decision-support tool to help cities in India sustainably manage the societal and environmental impacts of their waste.
Low-cost, high-performance devices make it possible to get specific data on air quality in megacities for the first time.
Working with the Tata Center, two MIT economics students are testing projects to reduce industrial pollution in India.
Mashable, National Geographic name MIT developing world research among their top innovations of the year.
Burning farm waste for energy is widespread in the developing world, causing carbon emissions and poor air quality even though clean tech exists. Kevin Kung finds the missing link.
Faculty and students explore the systems of waste management in India, and the lives of the informal workers who make those systems run.
Tata Fellow will continue his work on waste conversion in India; adds Factor(E) Energy for Development Prize to his accolades.
Navi-Chem’s reactors for converting solid waste into high-value chemicals named one of MIT’s most promising projects for the developing world.