Steven Barrett - CV

Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Director, Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment
Director, Electric Aircraft Initiative

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Born 25 November 1982, London, United Kingdom
British Citizen

Education

  • PhD, Engineering, Cambridge University (2006 - 2009)
  • BA (Hons) MEng (Hons w/Distinction), Engineering, Cambridge University (2002 - 2006)

Experience

  • Director, MIT Electric Aircraft Initiative (2017 - present)
  • Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT (2016 - present)
  • Visiting Professor (honorary appointment), Energy Institute, University College London (2016 - present)
  • Associate Professor w/o tenure, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT (2014 - 2015)
  • Investigator, Singapore Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (2013 - present)
  • Director, Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment, MIT (2012 - present)
  • Associate Director, Partnership for Air Transportation Noise and Emissions Reduction (PARTNER) FAA Center of Excellence (2011 - 2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT (2010 - 2014)
  • University Lecturer, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University (2008 - 2010)

Committee Roles (Current)

  • Chair, Faculty Search Committee, MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Chair, Aerospace Innovation Working Group, MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Member, Committee on Student Life, MIT
  • Member, Oversight Committee, MIT Reserve Officers' Training Corps
  • Member, Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act Implementation Advisory Committee
  • Member, ICAO Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) Impacts and Science Group
  • Member, UK Airport Capacity Consequences Leveraging Aviation Integrated Modelling (ACCLAIM) Advisory Board