Research in Action Speaker Series

Development Engineering: Research in Action Speaker Series

The Development Engineering: Research in Action Lecture Series will explore and examine current efforts to promote the sustainable development of agriculture, public health, education, and engineering in emerging regions. The Research in Action Speaker Series will continue Spring 2015.


Spring 2014 DevEng Seminars

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April 23, 2014: Low Cost, Low Emissions Biomass Cookstoves for the Masses

Ashok Gadgil, Division Director and Faculty Senior Scientist
Environmental Energy Technologies Division, LBNL

View his talk here

 


April 16, 2014: Sustainable Design: Global Engineering and Research Lab

Amos Winter, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

View his talk here

 


April 9, 2014 at 3PM: Public Health and Sanitation

Jaspal Sandhu, Associate Professor
School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

**Video & Slides are unavailable for this lecture.


April 2, 2014: Mobile Data Collection, Aggregation, and Dissemination

Joshua Blumsentock, Assistant Professor
School of Information, University of Washington

**Video & Slides are unavailable for this lecture.

 


March 19, 2014: Faculty Panel Discussion – Clean Water Initiatives

Featuring: Clair Brown, Professor, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley
Alice Agogino, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Kara Nelson, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
Susan Amrose, Researcher, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, LBNL

View their talk here

 


March 12, 2014: Information and Communication Technologies

Featuring: Tapan Parikh, Assistant Professor, School of Information
Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, DIL postdoc Fellow

View their talk here

 

March 5, 2014: Faculty Panel Discussion – Impact Analysis
Featuring: Clair Brown, Professor, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley
John Canny, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Ken Goldberg, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley
David Levine, Professor, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
View their talk here | Download the presentation slides here

 

February 26, 2014: Water and Sanitation in Emergency Contexts
Imran Ali, DIL Postdoc Fellow

View his talk here | Download Imran’s Slides here

 

February 19: Design for Change Lab: Transdiciplinary Processes to Bring About Rapid Change and Large-Scale Impact
Banny Banerjee, Director of the Stanford Change Lab
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February 12: Mobile Micropscopy for the Masses

Dan Fletcher, Chair in Engineering Biological Systems
Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley

 

February 5: Mobile Data Collection, Aggregation, and Dissemination
Gaetano Borriello, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
University of Washington
View his talk here | Download Gaetano’s Slides here