Nadia Khan

SM Candidate - Technology and Policy Program

Nadia Khan is a graduate student at the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS). Her studies focus on space sustainability and in particular the issue of lunar waste management. As a Research Assistant in the Strategic Engineering Research Group, Nadia works with Professor de Weck and Research Assistant Dr Afreen Siddiqi on the MIT-NASA Advanced Space Technology Roadmap Architecture (ASTRA) project. As part of this Nadia examines how NASA’s Science Mission Directorate’s Heliophysics Division can maximize the ROI of future heliophysics missions, by prioritizing certain technology investments now. Before joining the lab, Nadia studied at University College London for an MSc in Space, Risk and Disaster Reduction and a BA (Hons) from Queen Mary, University of London.