Prof. Richard K Lester

Associate Provost for International Activities
Japan Steel Industry Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Primary DLC

Office of the Provost

MIT Room: 4-104


David Wright

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Industrial Productivity and Performance
Innovation and Creativity
Management of Innovation
Local Innovation Systems
Energy Systems Innovation and Policy
China Energy Program
Future of Nuclear Power

Research Summary

The Associate Provost advises the MIT administration on all matters pertaining to the Institute’s major international activities. He is responsible for the periodic review of ongoing global efforts as well as for the assessment of proposed international initiatives.

Recent Work