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Desirée Plata appointed co-director of the MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium

September 14, 2023

Desirée Plata, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at MIT, has been named co-director of the MCSC. Plata will serve on the MCSC’s leadership team alongside Anantha P. Chandrakasan, MCSC chair; Elsa Olivetti, MCSC co-director; and Jeremy Gregory, MCSC executive director. Her expertise illustrates her commitment to translating academic innovations for real-world implementation — and will help advance our mission and propel climate and sustainability solutions forward. Plata succeeds Jeffrey Grossman, who played a central role in the ideation and launch of the MCSC and will continue his work with the MCSC as strategic advisor.

Read more in this MIT News article.

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