Grants in Higher Education Innovation, 2018 | MIT J-WEL

Grants in Higher Education Innovation, 2018

Spring 2018 Grant Awardees

The J-WEL Higher Education Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that four innovative proposals have been awarded funding from a competitive and high-quality field of submissions: 


  • Professor Dan Frey, Department of Mechanical Engineering: Technology Design for Coffee Production in Colombia: A Co-Design Experience
  • Professor Christine Ortiz, Department of Materials Science and Engineering: Advancing Socially-Directed STEM Education
  • Professor Lisa Parks, Comparative Media Studies/Writing: “Social IT Solutions” Workshop in Tanzania
  • Professor Norvin Richards, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy: Skicinuwi-npisun: A Community-Centered Project for Documentation and Teaching of the Passamaquoddy Language


Learn more about the spring 2018 projects awarded funding.