Engineering for Change

Interest: Water

Nearly 1 billion people don’t have access to clean water, and the consequences are fatal. Diarrhea is one of the leading killers of children under the age of five. Fortunately, the solutions needed to access clean water can be affordable and reliable. With informed design and management, drawing water, transporting and purifying it are all possible for everyone worldwide.

Interest: Water

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Rob Goodier

Hardware start-ups get an upgrade from cardboard cutouts to digital 3D modelling

June 29, 2016

Hardware startups go through dozens or even hundreds of design changes before a product hits a shelf. Making those...

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Josh Kearns

Innovation Needed Now! To Control Persistent Organic Chemical Toxins in Drinking Water in Developing Communities

June 28, 2016

Aqueous Solutions’ Bellwether Event Brings New Capacity to the WASH Sector. Environmentally persistent trace pollutants – such as pesticide...

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Rob Goodier

Welcome to E4C’s Fellows

June 5, 2016

We are pleased to welcome 11 fellows into our new Research Fellowship program. To introduce our fellows, we asked...

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Rob Goodier

How to use mobile data collection tools to improve global development work

April 23, 2016

Mobile communications networks have surged in developing countries and so has the availability of smartphones and tablets....

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Daniel Oerther

What are the ethics of humanitarian technology?

April 12, 2016

Imran is a...

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Rob Goodier

The Internet of Broken Things

April 11, 2016

Evan Thomas is CEO of SweetSense Inc., COO of DelAgua Health and an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at...

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Genevieve Hughes

More than a borehole: the importance of a supporting environment in global development work

April 4, 2016

New technologies in the development sector can often solve big problems. Whether it is a latrine that is able...

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Rob Goodier

Promising Prototypes of 2015

December 29, 2015

We polled our community of experts for this list of 14 of the year’s interesting prototypes. Advisers to our Solutions...

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Rob Goodier

A Closer Look at the Drinkable Book

Part of the struggle to treat drinking water in marginalized communities is convincing people that they need to do...

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Charles Newman

Earthship Biotecture’s Six Best Practices for Sustainable Architecture

December 17, 2015

Architects as far back as Vitruvius in the first century BC have tried to condense the best practices of...

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