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CoLab provides a home base in MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning for undergraduate, masters and PhD students interested in planning projects focused on equity, democratic engagement, economic development, and urban sustainability. MIT attracts some of the most talented and innovative students in the world, and CoLab has the great fortune of engaging them.

There are many emerging opportunities to become engaged in the CoLab's work. Email to tell us about your interests and request a meeting with a project coordinator.

Many students will go on to have great impacts in the world throughout their professional careers. Below is a list of CoLab’s current student affiliates and alumni.

First Name Last Name CoLab Project(s)
Tara Aubuchon Green Economic Development Initiative
Lawrence Q. Barriner II Community Media Program
Amelia Carver Green Economic Development Initiative
Victoria Del Campo Puerto Rico Research Initiative and Practicum
Paul  DeManche Just Urban Economies & Mel King Community Fellows
Erica  Dhawan  Community Media Program
Laurel Donaldson Community Media Program
Natalia Duque Ciceri RAAS Waste and Recycling Project
Evelin Enriquez RAAS Waste and Recycling Project
Denis Ferreira Green Grease Project
Devin Gladden Green Grease Project
Anna Gross RAAS Waste & Recycling Project, 2010-2011 D-Lab Waste Course Mumbai Women's Biogas Project
Angela Hojnacki Green Grease Project & Community Media Program
Maryann Hulsman Social Justice Landscape Analysis
Nene Veronica Igietseme Just Urban Economies
Ciro  Iorio Forager
Chris  Jones Greening Historically Black Colleges and Universities & Energy Efficiency Strategy Project
Kristin  Kagetsu RAAS Waste and Recycling Project
Nancy  Kim  Basurama Trash Exhibit
Deepak  Lamba-Nieves  Puerto Rico Research Initiative and Practicum
David  Lee Forager
Janet Li Green Grease Project
Connie Chen  Lu RAAS Waste and Recycling Project
Marta Marello Green Grease Project
Claire Markgraf RAAS Waste & Recycling Project, 2010-2011 D-Lab Waste Course, Mumbai Women's Biogas Project
Aditi Mehta Community Media Program
Katherine Mella Just Urban Economies
Karina Milchman URBAN Network
Ruth Miller Community Media Program
Alinie Neves Green Grease Project
Dietmar Offenhuber Forager & Basurama Trash Exhibit
Drew Pierson RAAS Waste and Recycling Project & Green Economic Development Initiative
Jody Pollock Puerto Rico Practicum, Puerto Rico/Caribbean Development Initiative
Rajiv Rao Green Grease Project
Ruth Sappelt Community Media Program
Eric  Schultheis  MIT@Lawrence
Tendelle Sheu Green Grease Project
Rebecca Silverman Green Economic Development Initiative
Terence Teo RAAS Waste and Recycling Project
Kathleen  Thornton  MIT@Lawrence
Mike  Tuori RAAS Waste and Recycling Project & Community Media Program
Maggie Tishman Just Urban Economies
Walter Volpini Green Grease Project
Yuqi Wang Green Economic Development Initiative

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