Natasha Wright / Mechanical Engineering

Natasha Wright is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT, and a Fellow in the Tata Center for Technology and Design. Her current work focuses on using electrodialysis technology, powered by photovoltaics, to provide clean drinking water in off-grid settings.

Her research received the USAID Desal Prize in 2015, and in 2016 she was named one of Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” in the field of energy.

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Natasha Wright wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

USAID’s Global Waters Radio podcast: solar-powered water desalination pilot

Forbes 30 Under 30 2016

Winner of USAID Desal Prize