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Mohammed Jameel Appointed Co-Chair of MIT Campaign for a Better World

Mohammed Jameel Appointed Co-Chair of MIT Campaign for a Better World

MIT has appointed alumnus Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel ’78 as a Co-Chair of the MIT Campaign for a Better World. The Campaign, which launched its public phase on May 6, 2016, is an ambitious $5 billion fundraising initiative that will amplify the Institute’s distinctive strength in education, research, and innovation, […]

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J-WAFS conference reflects growing interest in food and water research

The J-WAFS Food and Water Conference included a startup showcase featuring nearly two dozen MIT-related and other local companies. The food and water sectors have experienced significant growth in startup activity, as indicated by the excellent turnout and interest.

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The MIT community turned out in force, along with attendees from the corporate, government, and nonprofit sectors. Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab May 9, 2016 MIT faculty, staff, and students gathered at the Wong Auditorium, accompanied by many representatives of member companies of the MIT Industrial […]

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New program aims to commercialize innovations in food and water

Hassan Jameel, the son of MIT alumnus Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel ’78 (right), and MIT President L. Rafael Reif

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“J-WAFS Solutions” will provide seed funding for promising new approaches to water, food supply. David L. Chandler | MIT News Office April 30, 2015 A new program, launched today by MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS), will provide initial start-up funding to identify technologies intended […]

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Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel ’78 to receive honorary knighthood

Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel ’78 to receive honorary knighthood

Britain announces recognition for entrepreneur, philanthropist, and member of the MIT Corporation. David L. Chandler | MIT News Office October 29, 2014 Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel ’78, a successful businessman and benefactor of causes including programs at MIT for poverty alleviation and food and water security, will receive an honorary […]

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مديرة معمل عبداللطيف جميل لمكافحة الفقر بمعهد ماساشوستس للتكنولوجيا مستشارة للرئيس الأمريكي

المهندس محمد عبداللطيف جميل

أعلن الرئيس الأمريكي باراك أوباما عن عزمه تعيين إيستر دوفلو البروفيسورة بمعهد ماساشوستس للتكنولوجيا MIT عضواً في مجلس التنمية الأمريكي العالمي التابع للرئاسة الأمريكية . والبروفيسورة دوفلو هي مؤسس ومدير معمل عبداللطيف جميل للتطبيقات العملية لمكافحة الفقر في  MITوهي أستاذ كرسي عبداللطيف جميل لمحاربة الفقر في معهد MIT. وقد تأسس […]

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