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

Kevin Esvelt at the MIT Media Lab. (Photo courtesy of Maciek Jasik, MIT Media Lab)
Award Date 
3/2019
Grant Amount 
$1,000,000
Purpose 
To support the research and activities of Assistant Professor Kevin Esvelt's lab.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigator: Claire Zabel

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

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $1,000,000 over two years to the MIT Media Lab to support the research of Professor Kevin Esvelt. Professor Esvelt plans to use this funding to conduct research on global catastrophic risks, global health, and animal welfare.

This grant falls within our work on global catastrophic risks.