Clean Energy for Everyone

Heena Mutha ’10 PhD Candidate, MIT

Heena developed her interest in clean energy research during a Summer Undergraduate Learning Internship studying wind turbine dynamics at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, sponsored by the Department of Energy in 2009. Meanwhile she was also fulfilling her interest in STEM education as director of Engineering Discovery, an organization at Olin that develops engineering and science curricula and programs for K-12 students. Following graduation, she went on to study STEM education and programs in India, for which she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship.

Upon her return to the U.S., Heena enrolled in a PhD program in mechanical engineering at MIT, where she conducts research in the design of capacitive deionization (CDI) systems for energy-efficient, portable water desalination.

Learn more about Heena's Work and research HERE.