Dr. Afreen Siddiqi is a Research Scientist in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT and an adjunct lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School. She is motivated about addressing urgent problems of sustainable resource use, development of sufficient and smart infrastructure, and equitable use of technology for improving human well-being and the natural environment. She is deeply interested in intersecting issues of technology, society, and policy.
Dr. Siddiqi has an S.B. in Mechanical Engineering, an S.M. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Systems, all from MIT. She has been a recipient of the Amelia Earhart Fellowship, Richard D. DuPont Fellowship, and the Rene H. Miller Prize in Systems Engineering.