Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Water and Food
Director, Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab
Director, Center for Clean Water and Clean Energy
MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering
Water and food scarcity affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide, and the pressures of population growth and climate change will further strain our supplies of both water and food. Research at MIT addresses diverse approaches to meeting these challenges, applicable to both the developed and the developing world, and tackling issues relevant to Brazil today ? explosive urbanization, sustainable agriculture, and the water-energy nexus.