Kevin Simon / Mechanical Engineering

Kevin Simon is a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. He is co-founder and Technical Advisor to Khethworks, a Tata Center spinout company that builds reliable, solar-powered irrigation systems that enable their customers to farm through all three seasons. He has a S.M. in Systems Engineering from MIT, and a B.S. in Mechanical engineering from Olin College.

While traveling around India, Kevin prefers chaat on the street or dhabas to fancy sit-down restaurants.

+ Awards

2015: MIT Innovation Initiative Showcase

2017: SME’s 30 Under 30 (in Manufacturing Engineering magazine)

2018: MIT de Florez competition – 1st place

2018: Department of Mechanical Engineering Sontheimer Award