Engineering for Change

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Evan Thomas

Head in the Stars, Work on the Ground

February 7, 2018

The space program can provide valuable insights to engineers working on global health challenges. I am a professional emailer....

Cristian Birzer

Service Learning or Voluntourism?

February 6, 2018

One of the biggest threats we face as engineers working in global development is not lack of funding, and...

Guest Author

Empowering the powerless: Let’s end energy poverty

February 2, 2018

“Power to the people,” the activists chanted in the 1960s. The revolutionaries of yesteryear never dreamed of the scientific...

Rob Goodier

Hello Tractor’s Business-Saving Pivot from Hardware to Software

January 30, 2018

The “smart” tractor company closed its manufacturing operation to focus on agricultural ICT. By September of 2016, an agricultural...

Rob Goodier

Five Questions with Jon Hurt, Tunneling Engineer with Arup and EWB-USA

January 29, 2018

Jon Hurt has a rare point of view on global development technology, combining his engineering industry perspective with a...

Rob Goodier

A Parking and Exercise Solution in One Three-Wheeled Kid Carrier

January 27, 2018

Jason Neal and Edrie Ortega converted a...

Leah Bader

Everyday Transportation Around the World

January 24, 2018

There is a world of vehicle designers, artists and modification experts working without much recognition under the mainstream media...

Rob Goodier

Third Pole’s Easier Way to Deliver Nitric Oxide to Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

January 22, 2018

The medical technology startup Third...

Rob Goodier

Five Reasons Why America Should be Proud to Welcome Immigrants from Emerging Economies

January 12, 2018

It can be easy to assume that the words of a nation’s leaders reflect the views of its people....

Frank Bergh

From Electrification to Empowerment: Building a Utility-Grade Micro-Utility from the Bottom Up

December 29, 2017

On the wall of the Sigora Haiti field operations center in Mole Saint Nicolas, Haiti, the company’s 50+ local...


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  • Structures are tested in labs by placing them on a platform that moves like the ground might move in an earthquake. Also, just to nitpick here (sorry), they don't call structures earthquake *proof* because nothing can withstand any size of earthquake. Meaning that there are earthquakes that could po...

    Earthquake-resistant Homes in Haiti
    Rob Goodier
  • But how do you know for sure that they are EaRthQuAke proof?

    Earthquake-resistant Homes in Haiti
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  • Hi, We are interested in learning more about this product and if it is commercially available now. We have a large project for remote monitoring shrimp farms in Ecuador, LATAM Could you please put us in contact with the inventors. Thanks, Juan Francisco Jaramillo Business Development Manager DIGITEC...

    Salinity sensors boost yields on shrimp farms
    Juan Francisco Jaramillo
  • Giving Rise is concerned with donating funds, whereas there is not much structured information in respect of donating in kind to the needy in India. We have tried to address this aspect through our platform, which provides vetted information on organizations and people who seek d...

    A new charitable giving platform vets Indian nonprofits to give donors peace of mind
    Jerome Quadros
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    10 Great Sites for a Free Online Education
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  • That's wonderful and as a Town planner student from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore Pakistan I have full command on issues and problems regarding Habitation etc. I am here to provide my services in order to improve policies and strategies regarding Housing and habitation in these Are...

    Easing Land Conflict in DRC: An Introduction to Open-Source Mapping Tools
  • Dear Mr. Rob Goodier We are looking forward a low cost torrefaction plant to convert agriculture residue into pallets or briquets to mix with coal for Coal Based Power Plant uses in India. Look forward for your valuable guidelines & advice on it

    A greener, wealthier future for farmers with village torrefaction plants
    Mahesh Chand Goel
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    Head in the Stars, Work on the Ground
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