IWF Mexico President Lourdes Melgar has been named a Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow at the MIT Center for International Studies (CIS).
Her work has transformed Mexico’s energy sector, by establishing a more modern energy landscape, enhancing energy security and increasing capacity. She was instrumental in Mexico’s first oil contracts. Her scholarly work is focused on energy security and sustainable development.
“It is an honor to welcome Lourdes back to MIT. She brings with her a prolific career of groundbreaking work in energy security and beyond,” said Richard Samuels, director of the Center for International Studies and Ford International Professor of Political Science at MIT. “Her time with us will enrich the center’s scholarship. We certainly hope she finds her time here equally rewarding.” (MIT News)
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