Massachusetts Institute of Technology D-Lab
Dr. Verploegen received a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Polymer Science in Technology. Eric joined D-Lab in 2014 to expand D-Lab's research efforts in the area of off-grid energy. He has over 10 years experience developing technologies for the energy sector, including waste remediation systems for the oil and gas industry and solar cells. He is passionate about helping organizations based in off-grid regions identify technologies, products, and distribution strategies to increase energy access in their communities.