Iana Aranda

cultural omnivore, programs director @engineer4change & @ASMEdotorg, caffeine connoisseur, president-emeritus @EWB_NY and food truck fan.

Iana Aranda

TMI! How Knowledge Platforms Tame the Information Overload and Advance Global Development Through Technology

July 26, 2016

Despite the ubiquity of online information, and arguably because of it, finding reliable data to inform decisions about technology...

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Iana Aranda

Tech4Dev: Bridging the field and the ivory tower

May 31, 2016

As relief agencies rallied shipments of supplies into disaster-struck Haiti in 2010, the question of what to do about...

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Iana Aranda

Engineers Without Borders-USA Intl Conference

November 11, 2014

Updated December 8, 2014 – At times the Engineers Without Borders-USA National Conference had the feel of a family reunion...

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  • Agreed, Hernan! We've made the updates accordingly.

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  • Update Market Suggested Retail Price to ....

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  • As per Bob: Steam– Pros & Cons: reliable source of power or electrical storage and/or backuppower is required to power the unit/heaters to reliably produce steam. This limits the application to where this type of power is available.

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  • As per Bob: Theusers of this product are specified as “public Sector”. It does not specify if training of the publicsector is required. Given that this product will require the loading of ampulesinto their appropriate containers a minimum of clear user instructions arerequired. Training processe...

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  • As per Bob: Allmedical device manufacturers have the responsibility to support their productsthroughout their entire lifecycle. Nomention of this requirement is made in the product specifications. Appropriate retirement and recycling indeveloping countries is required.

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  • as per Bob: Allmedical device manufacturers must have the ability to collect customercomplaints, evaluate them and address each of them. No mention of this regulatory requirement ismade in the product specifications.

    Simpa Solar Home System
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  • As per Bob: Trainedusers imply that training processes and support materials will be madeavailable. Ongoing application andservice support will be required. Trainers will be required to develop user guides and trainingclasses.

    Corrugated Metal Panels
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  • As per Bob: Bothcoverage to obtain orders and logistics to ensure delivery must be designed tofunction effectively in the specified environment. The stated distribution of “Africa” and“India” is unclear as to whether these products will be used in capital citiesor more broadly in regional ce...

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  • As per Bob: Givenwhere these units will be deployed effective quality control is essential. For any unit to contain manufacturing defectsor to arrive ‘dead-on-arrival’ at the customer is absolutely unacceptable. This requires both process control andappropriate testing during manufacturing as we...

    Greif PackH2O Water Backpack
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  • As per Bob: Manufacturingof this type of product requires documented process and assemblystandards. In volumes of 100 specialattention needs to be paid to ensure that each unit is not a unique “one of”but rather follows and industrialized, documented and controlled assembly andtest process. With...

    DayOne Waterbag
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  • As per Bob: UVtechnology requires a source of UV. Although in developed countries this is not a significant issue indeveloping countries and in remote areas the availability of UV hardware islimited. Other components such ashousings, covers, electronics and controls are available if an appropriatesu...

    AFD-1 Water Flow Sensor
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  • LuminAid does good work! we need to build out this report!

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