October 9, 2019
Pedestrianizing Boston

MITASC member Jennifer Fox looks to cities in Spain and Denmark for inspiration as she considers a more pedestrian- and family-friendly Boston.


October 8, 2019
What Could Accessible Public Waterways Look Like in Boston?

MITASC member Lucy Milde reports from her summer work project in Copenhagen about the new public spaces opened up by clean water and a commitment to engineering the city for everyone.


September 12, 2019
Perspectives from a Settler Colonialist in Hawai’i

Researching the history of infrastructure projects in her native Hawai'i, MITASC member Aja Grande uncovers some surprising realizations about her relationship to the land where she was born and raised.


September 12, 2019
Environmental Justice: How Sustainability Is About More Than Just the Planet

MITASC member Natalie Northrup shares how her work in environmental remediation has changed her thinking about environmental sustainability, and how it relates to issues of inequality and access.


September 12, 2019
What Change Do You Want to Make?

MITASC member Tessa Weiss weighs the sustainability impact of different types of jobs in different types of companies.


September 12, 2019
Exploring the Field

MITASC member Océane Boulais reflects on her first experience prepping for field work from her background as an electrical engineer.


September 12, 2019
When Sustainability Work Is Outside Your Comfort Zone

MITASC member Donald Liu reflects on choosing a sustainability project that pushed against both his preconceptions about how to use his electrical engineering major, and his personal distaste for insects - and how much he benefited from that decision.


September 12, 2019
From IDEA to Business in Environmental AI

In a video reflection, MITASC member Katharina Kramer explains the many challenges of getting an environmental AI idea off the ground.


September 11, 2019
Layers of Sustainability in Rio de Janeiro

MITASC member Jack Reid, who worked on satellite monitoring of mangrove forests in Brazil, explains his work and shares what surprised him about environmental protection in Rio.


September 11, 2019
Let’s Aim for a Plastic Free World

MITASC member Stacy Godfreey-Igwe considers the environmental cost of single-use plastic, and the surprising household objects it winds up in.


September 11, 2019
Mexicable and Climate Change Mitigation

MITASC member Julia Field shares her research on a novel form of clean public transit in Mexico: the gondola.


July 25, 2019
On Sustainability Research, and Doing Research Sustainably

MITASC member Jenna Melanson is spending the summer researching new algal biofuels in Colorado—and thinking about her own environmental footprint in the lab.