Mark Brennan is a CITE Research Assistant and master’s student in the Technology and Policy Program in MIT's Engineering Systems Division. Mark is part of a CITE team studying grain storage markets and adoption, by examining a UN World Food Programme grain storage pilot project in Uganda. His broader research interests lie in using methods in supply chain engineering and operations research to tackle thorny issues in public policy. Prior to joining MIT, Mark studied electricity grids in Ireland as a Senator George Mitchell Scholar, researched fish supply chains in Senegal, and interned at the US Department of State. A proud New Jersey native, Mark holds BAs in Applied Mathematics and International Studies from Johns Hopkins University.