Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab — Kevin Esvelt’s Research (2021)

Award Date 
3/2021
Grant Amount 
$1,000,000
Purpose 
To support the research of Professor Kevin Esvelt.

Grant investigator: Andrew Snyder-Beattie

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. MIT Media Lab staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $1,000,000 over two years to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab to continue to support the research of Professor Kevin Esvelt. Professor Esvelt plans to use this funding to conduct work on topics related to biosecurity.

This follows our March 2019 support and falls within our focus area of biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.