2021 E4C Fellowship

Every year E4C undertakes extraordinary Impact Projects that advance sustainable development. In 2021, E4C supported 39 Impact Projects, 59 Fellows, and worked with 33 partners from around the world. Explore these projects and Fellows below.

Advancing Workflows

Advancing Communities of Practice through a Technology Leadership Program

Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Principal Architect, Nzanza | Canada

Advancing Workflows

Quantifying Embodied Energy: Considering Carbon Footprints in Schematic Design for Modular Housing…

Kenya

Remote

Nicolas Kalimba

| Rwanda

Gravatar

Charles Newman

| United States

Impact Research

Impact of Rural Trailbridges on Adjacent Infrastructure in East Africa

Rwanda

Remote

Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Principal Architect, Nzanza | Canada

Advancing Workflows

Automating Structural Retrofits for Low-Income Households in Bogota, Colombia

Colombia

Remote

Deji Adebayo

Software and Data Engineering Consultant | Nigeria

Nicolas Kalimba

| Rwanda

Design for Good

CAD Modelling and Version Management of Electrolyzer Test Systems

United States

Remote

Kyla Strickler

| United States

Elizabeth Collins

Impact Projects Associate, Engineering for Change | United Kingdom

Design for Good

A Standard, Adaptable Catalogue of Water Tower Designs and Construction Typologies

Kenya

Remote

Impact Research

Engineering Design Recommendations for Resilient Housing: A Case Study of Dar es…

Tanzania

Remote

Impact Research

Cold Weather Anaerobic Digesters: Challenges and Opportunities

United States

Remote

Jessica Egan

| United States

Design for Good

Aiding Design of a Wastewater Treatment Biocentre for Commercial Validation

Elizabeth Collins

Impact Projects Associate, Engineering for Change | United Kingdom

Impact Research

Accelerating the Advancement of Wave Energy Desalination Technologies

Sahar Shamsi

| Canada

Buddila Wijeyesekera

Executive : Project Engineering CAPEX, Fonterra | Sri Lanka

Advancing Workflows

Development of an Analytics Platform for Real Time Monitoring of Water Pump…

Harsh Vyas

| India

Impact Research

Designing University Lab Space: Recommendations for Development Engineering Programs

United States

Remote

Emily Crawley

Student, Ohio State University | United States

Matt Parsons

| United States

Patrick Sours

| United States

Impact Research

Mapping ‘Engineering for Good’ Career Pathways: Examples from North America

United States

Remote

Rachel Geiger

| United States

Erin Peiffer

Program Coordinator, Engineering for Change | United States

Scott West

| United States

Design for Good

Prototype School Design for Remote and Accessible Schools in Haiti

Haiti

Remote

Lowri Swygart

| United Kingdom

Advancing Workflows

Improving Medical Device Procurement in Africa: A Decision-Support Tool for Considering Total…

Miracle Ndego

| Ghana

Khaoula Trigui

| Tunisia

Impact Research

Climate Monitoring for Ambient Health Commodities Supply Chains

Paulo Vela

| Peru

Julius Mugaga

| Uganda

Erin Peiffer

Program Coordinator, Engineering for Change | United States

Advancing Workflows

Masterplan Proposal for Hospital Wesleyan de La Gonave, Haiti

Haiti

Remote

Kevin Ndeti

| Kenya

Carolina Rojas

Program Associate, Engineering for Change | Honduras

Impact Research

Advancing Towards SDG2 in Nigeria: Food and Nutrition Security in Borno State

Nigeria

Remote

Randolf Hackman

| Ghana

Khaoula Trigui

| Tunisia

Design for Good

Design of an Automatic Tomato Cutting Machine

India

Remote

Tanvir Khorajiya

Impact Projects Associate, Engineering For Change | India

Harsh Vyas

| India

Design for Good

Greenhouse Larvae Bed Cooling

Kenya

Remote

Harsh Vyas

| India

Design for Good

Improving DIYability of Small Scale Greenhouses

India

Remote

Obiora Odugu

ICARE LAB@LSU | Nigeria

Harsh Vyas

| India

Discover This Year's Impact Projects

Showing 10 of 21

Damiana Pacheco

Damiana earned her bachelor's in Architecture in Ecuador, her master's in Architecture…

Advancing Communities of Practice through a Technology Leadership Program

View Project

Canada

Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Elisabeth graduated with her master of architecture from the University of Waterloo…

Advancing Communities of Practice through a Technology Leadership Program

View Project

Impact of Rural Trailbridges on Adjacent Infrastructure in East Africa

View Project

Rwanda

Nicolas Kalimba

Nicolas is a Rwandan Licensed Architect and a board member of the…

Quantifying Embodied Energy: Considering Carbon Footprints in Schematic Design for Modular Housing Projects

View Project

Automating Structural Retrofits for Low-Income Households in Bogota, Colombia

View Project

United States

Gravatar
Charles Newman

International development professional with over 10 years of experience working in architectural…

Quantifying Embodied Energy: Considering Carbon Footprints in Schematic Design for Modular Housing Projects

View Project

A Standard, Adaptable Catalogue of Water Tower Designs and Construction Typologies

View Project

Ghana

Abdul Rashid Mussah

Abdul Rashid Mussah is a Ph.D. student specializing in big data, machine…

Impact of Rural Trailbridges on Adjacent Infrastructure in East Africa

View Project

Nigeria

Deji Adebayo

Software and Data Engineer with 5 years of experience in developing software…

Automating Structural Retrofits for Low-Income Households in Bogota, Colombia

View Project

United States

Kyla Strickler

Kyla earned a B.S. in Engineering with a dual concentration in Environmental…

CAD Modelling and Version Management of Electrolyzer Test Systems

View Project

United Kingdom

Elizabeth Collins

E4C's Program Associate overseeing the Fellowship program's Impact Projects. Mechanical engineer with…

CAD Modelling and Version Management of Electrolyzer Test Systems

View Project

Aiding Design of a Wastewater Treatment Biocentre for Commercial Validation

View Project

Sam Butterworth

After obtaining an MEng in Civil Engineering with Sustainability in 2016, Sam…

A Standard, Adaptable Catalogue of Water Tower Designs and Construction Typologies

View Project

Ali Ghazvinian

Ali is pursuing his Ph.D. in Architecture/Computational Design at Penn State University.…

Engineering Design Recommendations for Resilient Housing: A Case Study of Dar es Salaam in East Africa

View Project

Tiffanie Leung

Tiffanie earned a B. Arch from the New Jersey Institute of Technology…

Engineering Design Recommendations for Resilient Housing: A Case Study of Dar es Salaam in East Africa

View Project

Tunisia

Khaoula Trigui

Khaoula is from Tunisia and currently lives in Hamburg, Germany. She works…

Engineering Design Recommendations for Resilient Housing: A Case Study of Dar es Salaam in East Africa

View Project

Improving Medical Device Procurement in Africa: A Decision-Support Tool for Considering Total Cost of Ownership

View Project

Advancing Towards SDG2 in Nigeria: Food and Nutrition Security in Borno State

View Project

United States

Jessica Egan

Jessie is a Civil Engineering MS student at the University of Colorado…

Cold Weather Anaerobic Digesters: Challenges and Opportunities

View Project

George Kelly

George Kelly is a recent mechanical and energy engineering graduate from Brunel…

Aiding Design of a Wastewater Treatment Biocentre for Commercial Validation

View Project

Canada

Sahar Shamsi

Sahar is a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Toronto in…

Accelerating the Advancement of Wave Energy Desalination Technologies

View Project

Sri Lanka

Buddila Wijeyesekera

A Mechanical Engineer specialising in Renewable and Sustainable Energy systems. Interested in…

Accelerating the Advancement of Wave Energy Desalination Technologies

View Project

Erin Peiffer

Accelerating the Advancement of Wave Energy Desalination Technologies

View Project

Kenya

Emmanuel Kinyanjui

"The capacity to learn is a gift; The ability to learn is…

Development of an Analytics Platform for Real Time Monitoring of Water Pump Usage

View Project

India

Harsh Vyas

Harsh Vyas is an Engineering for Change Research Fellow, 2018 cohort, and…

Development of an Analytics Platform for Real Time Monitoring of Water Pump Usage

View Project

Design of an Automatic Tomato Cutting Machine

View Project

Greenhouse Larvae Bed Cooling

View Project

Improving DIYability of Small Scale Greenhouses

View Project

United States

Emily Crawley

Emily Crawley was an EFC Fellow from May through October 2021, and…

Designing University Lab Space: Recommendations for Development Engineering Programs

View Project

United States

Matt Parsons

Student at The Ohio State University. Member of the Humanitarian Engineering Scholars…

Designing University Lab Space: Recommendations for Development Engineering Programs

View Project

United States

Patrick Sours

Patrick earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a minor in Humanitarian…

Designing University Lab Space: Recommendations for Development Engineering Programs

View Project

United States

Rachel Geiger

I am a Civil Engineer, EIT with work experience in Colorado and…

Mapping ‘Engineering for Good’ Career Pathways: Examples from North America

View Project

United States

Erin Peiffer

Mapping ‘Engineering for Good’ Career Pathways: Examples from North America

View Project

Climate Monitoring for Ambient Health Commodities Supply Chains

View Project

United States

Scott West

Scott is a Chemical engineer by trade, and a humanitarian engineer at…

Mapping ‘Engineering for Good’ Career Pathways: Examples from North America

View Project

United Kingdom

Lowri Swygart

Lowri Swygart has recently graduated with her master’s degree in Civil and…

Prototype School Design for Remote and Accessible Schools in Haiti

View Project

Canada

No Avatar
Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Prototype School Design for Remote and Accessible Schools in Haiti

View Project

Ghana

Miracle Ndego

Miracle is a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at CAMFED Ghana. She earned a…

Improving Medical Device Procurement in Africa: A Decision-Support Tool for Considering Total Cost of Ownership

View Project

Peru

Paulo Vela

Paulo is from Iquitos, Loreto (Peru), and is currently finishing an MSc.…

Climate Monitoring for Ambient Health Commodities Supply Chains

View Project

Uganda

Julius Mugaga

I am a biomedical engineering, researcher, assistant lecturer Makerere University and an…

Climate Monitoring for Ambient Health Commodities Supply Chains

View Project

Kenya

Kevin Ndeti

Kevin is from Kenya and graduated in 2014 with a Bsc. in…

Masterplan Proposal for Hospital Wesleyan de La Gonave, Haiti

View Project

Honduras

Carolina Rojas

Masterplan Proposal for Hospital Wesleyan de La Gonave, Haiti

View Project

Ghana

Randolf Hackman

Originating from Ghana, Randolf obtained has a background in Nutrition and Food…

Advancing Towards SDG2 in Nigeria: Food and Nutrition Security in Borno State

View Project

India

Tanvir Khorajiya

As a part of the Impact Project Management team, supporting the development…

Design of an Automatic Tomato Cutting Machine

View Project

Egypt

Mahmoud El-Sadek

Mahmoud Elsadek is a developer in the field of multiscale materials modeling…

Greenhouse Larvae Bed Cooling

View Project

Nigeria

Obiora Odugu

Hailing from Enugu, Nigeria, Obiora Odugu is an emerging visionary in the…

Improving DIYability of Small Scale Greenhouses

View Project

Damiana Pacheco
Damiana Pacheco

Damiana earned her bachelor's in Architecture in Ecuador, her master's in Architecture...

View Profile
Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Principal Architect, Nzanza

Elisabeth van Overbeeke

Principal Architect, Nzanza

Elisabeth graduated with her master of architecture from the University of Waterloo...

View Profile
Nicolas Kalimba
Nicolas Kalimba

Nicolas is a Rwandan Licensed Architect and a board member of the...

View Profile
Gravatar
Charles Newman
Charles Newman

International development professional with over 10 years of experience working in architectural...

View Profile
Abdul Rashid Mussah
Abdul Rashid Mussah

Abdul Rashid Mussah is a Ph.D. student specializing in big data, machine...

View Profile
Deji Adebayo

Software and Data Engineering Consultant

Deji Adebayo

Software and Data Engineering Consultant

Software and Data Engineer with 5 years of experience in developing software...

View Profile
Kyla Strickler
Kyla Strickler

Kyla earned a B.S. in Engineering with a dual concentration in Environmental...

View Profile
Elizabeth Collins

Impact Projects Associate, Engineering for Change

Elizabeth Collins

Impact Projects Associate, Engineering for Change

E4C's Program Associate overseeing the Fellowship program's Impact Projects. Mechanical engineer with...

View Profile
Sam Butterworth
Sam Butterworth

After obtaining an MEng in Civil Engineering with Sustainability in 2016, Sam...

View Profile
Ali Ghazvinian
Ali Ghazvinian

Ali is pursuing his Ph.D. in Architecture/Computational Design at Penn State University....

View Profile
Tiffanie Leung
Tiffanie Leung

Tiffanie earned a B. Arch from the New Jersey Institute of Technology...

View Profile
Khaoula Trigui
Khaoula Trigui

Khaoula is from Tunisia and currently lives in Hamburg, Germany. She works...

View Profile
Jessica Egan
Jessica Egan

Jessie is a Civil Engineering MS student at the University of Colorado...

View Profile
George Kelly
George Kelly

George Kelly is a recent mechanical and energy engineering graduate from Brunel...

View Profile
Sahar Shamsi
Sahar Shamsi

Sahar is a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Toronto in...

View Profile
Buddila Wijeyesekera

Executive : Project Engineering CAPEX, Fonterra

Buddila Wijeyesekera

Executive : Project Engineering CAPEX, Fonterra

A Mechanical Engineer specialising in Renewable and Sustainable Energy systems. Interested in...

View Profile
Emmanuel Kinyanjui
Emmanuel Kinyanjui

"The capacity to learn is a gift; The ability to learn is...

View Profile
Harsh Vyas
Harsh Vyas

Harsh Vyas is an Engineering for Change Research Fellow, 2018 cohort, and...

View Profile
Emily Crawley

Student, Ohio State University

Emily Crawley

Student, Ohio State University

Emily Crawley was an EFC Fellow from May through October 2021, and...

View Profile
Matt Parsons
Matt Parsons

Student at The Ohio State University. Member of the Humanitarian Engineering Scholars...

View Profile
Patrick Sours
Patrick Sours

Patrick earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a minor in Humanitarian...

View Profile
Rachel Geiger
Rachel Geiger

I am a Civil Engineer, EIT with work experience in Colorado and...

View Profile
Erin Peiffer

Program Coordinator, Engineering for Change

Erin Peiffer

Program Coordinator, Engineering for Change

View Profile
Scott West
Scott West

Scott is a Chemical engineer by trade, and a humanitarian engineer at...

View Profile
Lowri Swygart
Lowri Swygart

Lowri Swygart has recently graduated with her master’s degree in Civil and...

View Profile
Miracle Ndego
Miracle Ndego

Miracle is a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at CAMFED Ghana. She earned a...

View Profile
Paulo Vela
Paulo Vela

Paulo is from Iquitos, Loreto (Peru), and is currently finishing an MSc....

View Profile
Julius Mugaga
Julius Mugaga

I am a biomedical engineering, researcher, assistant lecturer Makerere University and an...

View Profile
Kevin Ndeti
Kevin Ndeti

Kevin is from Kenya and graduated in 2014 with a Bsc. in...

View Profile
Carolina Rojas

Program Associate, Engineering for Change

Carolina Rojas

Program Associate, Engineering for Change

View Profile
Randolf Hackman
Randolf Hackman

Originating from Ghana, Randolf obtained has a background in Nutrition and Food...

View Profile
Tanvir Khorajiya

Impact Projects Associate, Engineering For Change

Tanvir Khorajiya

Impact Projects Associate, Engineering For Change

As a part of the Impact Project Management team, supporting the development...

View Profile
Mahmoud El-Sadek
Mahmoud El-Sadek

Mahmoud Elsadek is a developer in the field of multiscale materials modeling...

View Profile
Obiora Odugu

ICARE LAB@LSU

Obiora Odugu

ICARE LAB@LSU

Hailing from Enugu, Nigeria, Obiora Odugu is an emerging visionary in the...

View Profile

Discover Success Stories, Insights and Reports

Join a global community of changemakers.

Become A Member