Tag: design principles

Grace Burleson

The Importance of Long-Term Project Planning: Case Studies in Eastern Uganda

November 3, 2017

In the rush to carry out their global development projects, many non-governmental organizations neglect to incorporate a maintenance plan....

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Elizabeth Johansen

What to Do When FDA Approval Doesn’t Mean a Medical Device Is Safe

September 15, 2017

Does United States FDA regulatory approval mean a medical device is safe and effective in low-resource settings? The short...

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Caroline Wolfe

Manual wheelchair design and production in low-resource settings

August 28, 2017

Complex challenges await designers developing wheelchairs for low-resource settings, but the result could be life-changing for the people who...

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Riley Mulhern

Surrendering control, improving outcomes: Learning an engineering of accompaniment

July 23, 2017

The meeting was held in the most impressive government building in town, in an upper room looking over the...

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Jackie Halliday

Practical Tools for Impact Design – Fusion 360

May 18, 2017

  If you are looking for ways to integrate sustainable design strategies into your product modeling and simulation work,...

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Kevin M Passino

Principles of Humanitarian Engineering: A Ten-Part Series of Mini Lessons in Design for Global Development

April 5, 2017

Welcome to the first in a series on the principles of humanitarian engineering. These digestible essays highlight points from the...

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Kevin M Passino

Humanitarian Engineering Principle Nine: Assess Outcomes

March 10, 2017

This is the ninth in a series of principles based on the textbook Humanitarian Engineering: Creating Technologies that Help People,...

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Kevin M Passino

Humanitarian Engineering Principle Eight: Design for Sustainability

February 10, 2017

This is the eighth in a series of principles based on the textbook Humanitarian Engineering: Creating Technologies that Help People,...

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Kevin M Passino

Humanitarian Engineering Principle Seven: Understand Impact from Social Context

December 14, 2016

This is the seventh in a series of principles based on the textbook Humanitarian Engineering: Creating Technologies that Help People,...

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David Kreamer

Changing the Hydrophilanthropy Paradigm (How Well-Intentioned Engineers Can Get It Wrong)

October 26, 2016

Say you wanted to put in a well in a small community that needed water, in an economically depressed...

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