About Sanjana's Work

Sanjana Paul is an engineer, environmental educator, and graduate student in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT, where her research focuses on process innovation and technical/policy boundaries of renewable energy systems and the electric grid. Sanjana has worked on projects ranging from atmospheric science software engineering at NASA to passing building decarbonization policy at the municipal level. She is also the co-founder and executive director of Earth Hacks, an environmental hackathon organization, and the Environmental Justice in Technology Project, a research and action collective focused on centering environmental justice in technology. She holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and physics, with a minor in mathematics.