2022 E4C Fellowship

Every year E4C undertakes extraordinary Impact Projects that advance sustainable development. In 2022, E4C supported 39 Impact Projects, 59 Fellows, and worked with 32 partners from around the world. Explore these projects and Fellows below.



Design for Good

Design of an Adjustable Sensor for Water Monitoring

Panama

Remote

Farid Hazameh

| Panama

Kyla Strickler

| United States

Impact Research

ASME ISHOW Longitudinal Study on Social Return on Investment – 2022

Erion Bwambale

Lecturer, Makerere University | Uganda

Tanvir Khorajiya

Industrial Design Consultant, Baya Innovations | India

Paulo Vela

| Peru

Advancing Workflows

Supporting ISHOW Idea Lab: Methodologies for Benchmarking Startups

Paulo Vela

| Peru

Design for Good

The Design of an LPG Tabletop Gas Burner for Rural Kenya: The…

Kenya

Remote

Harsh Vyas

| India

Sydney Okoroafor

| Nigeria

Advancing Workflows

From Waste to Energy: Standardizing the Work-Stream of Biodigester Solutions

Frida Korir

Water Treatment Engineer, Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Co. | Kenya

Julio Diarte

Assistant Professor at Umeå School of Architecture | Paraguay

Advancing Workflows

Analyzing Battery Voltage Profiles of Off- Grid Power Systems on Tribal Lands

United States

Remote

Mohammed Ba-Aoum

| Saudi Arabia

Kyla Strickler

| United States

Design for Good

Design of Transportation and Storage System in Modular Gas to Methanol Plant

Kyla Strickler

| United States

Advancing Workflows

Power System Modelling and Analysis for Rapid Mini-Grid Assessment Process

Brighton Ombuki

| Kenya

Paulo Vela

| Peru

Design for Good

Gaining Customer Acceptance of PV-Based Inverters in Nigeria

Nigeria

Remote

Alex Inoma

Graduate student, University of Alberta | Nigeria

Martin Ignacio del Pino

Project Lead - Delterra | Argentina

Advancing Workflows

UNHCR WASH Design Details Library

Catherine McManus

Graduate Student - University of North Carolina

Helen Lindsay

MPH Candidate, Teaching Assistant, and Humanitarian Health Intern at University of North Carolina | United States

Design for Good

Product Engineering Support for Handwashing Station for Covid-19 Response

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Eleazar Archer

| Ghana

Helen Lindsay

MPH Candidate, Teaching Assistant, and Humanitarian Health Intern at University of North Carolina | United States

Design for Good

A Breath of Fresh Air 2.0: Optimizing Sustainable Protein Production from Waste

Isaac Charles Kimani Njoroge

Mechanical Design Engineer, CT Engineering & Consultancy | Kenya

Harsh Vyas

| India

Impact Research

State of Data Capacity, Capability, and Maturity of Education & Workforce Institutions

United States

Remote

Arya Sarkar

Software Developer @ Docunexus Inc. | India

Martin Ignacio del Pino

Project Lead - Delterra | Argentina

Impact Research

Longitudinal Study: Assessing E4C Fellowship Program Impact

Arijit Goswami

Senior Innovation Manager, Capgemini | India

Ana Milena Trujillo Castro

Research Assistant, Humanitarian Engineering. Colorado School of Mines | Colombia

Sahar Shamsi

| Canada

Erin Peiffer

Program Coordinator, Engineering for Change | United States

Advancing Workflows

Advancing E4C Fellowship Program Workflows

Maryam Ahmed

Program Administrative Fellow - Engineering for Change | Egypt

Erin Peiffer

Program Coordinator, Engineering for Change | United States

Impact Research

Advancing the Practice of Fire Safety in Rwanda

Rwanda

Remote

Jane Gachuche

| Canada

Helen Lindsay

MPH Candidate, Teaching Assistant, and Humanitarian Health Intern at University of North Carolina | United States

Impact Research

Battery Solutions for Healthcare Facilities in Low Resource Settings

Ibrahim Walaman-I

Project Engineer at Naked Energy | Ghana

Helen Lindsay

MPH Candidate, Teaching Assistant, and Humanitarian Health Intern at University of North Carolina | United States

Design for Good

Icepoint Mechanical Vapor Recompression Compressor Aerodynamics Efficiency

Gabriel Ayú Prado

Adjunct Professor, Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá | Panama

Harsh Vyas

| India

Advancing Workflows

Development of a Solar Pump Electronics Design Use Case for Training

Kenya

Remote

Kithinji Muriungi

Research Assistant, Purdue University | Kenya

Kyla Strickler

| United States

Advancing Workflows

Structural Design and Optimization for Scaling Steel Modular Greenhouses

India

Remote

Maël Sonna Donko

| Cameroon

Harsh Vyas

| India

Impact Research

Supporting the Development of ASME’s FutureME Labor Market Intelligence Tool

United States

Remote

Chris Mabey

Assistant Professor, Clemson University | United States

Himanshu Panday

Cofounder, Dignity in Difference; Individual Specialist, UNESCO | India

Joseph Mdumuka

| Malawi

Carolina Rojas

Program Associate, Engineering for Change | Honduras

Impact Research

Supporting the Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge: the Amazon CoLab

Advancing Workflows

Maintaining a Living Database: Ensuring Value, Sustainability, and Optimization of the E4C…

Racheal Nalwoga

Makerere University | Uganda

Sandra Sinzi Ineza

Digital Transformation fellow/ Ministry of ICT and Innovation | Rwanda

Sahar Shamsi

| Canada

Carolina Rojas

Program Associate, Engineering for Change | Honduras

Advancing Workflows

An Innovative Approach to the Autodesk Foundation’s Partnership Success Plans

Joseph Kurebwa

Doctoral Researcher, The University of Manchester | Zimbabwe

Harsh Vyas

| India

Impact Research

A Landscape Analysis of the Field of Engineering and Human Rights

Lauren Reinersman

| United States

Himanshu Panday

Cofounder, Dignity in Difference; Individual Specialist, UNESCO | India

Impact Research

Opportunities for Data-Enabled Interventions in Africa

Joseph Mdumuka

| Malawi

Himanshu Panday

Cofounder, Dignity in Difference; Individual Specialist, UNESCO | India

Impact Research

Digital Toolkits for Enhancing Flood and Extreme Heat Resilience of Low-income Housing

Lorine Ouma

| Kenya

Julio Diarte

Assistant Professor at Umeå School of Architecture | Paraguay

Impact Research

Development of ASME’s Climate Action Position Statement

Impact Research

Global Recycling Standard Certification for Recycled Carbon Fiber and Composite Recycling Database

Chung Heung

| China

Martin Ignacio del Pino

Project Lead - Delterra | Argentina

Advancing Workflows

Reducing Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment Through Bamboo-Based Material Usage Rules

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Elena Vazquez Peña

| Paraguay

Nicolas Kalimba

| Rwanda

Design for Good

Developing e-Mobility Micro-Mobility Bicycle Solutions to Reduce Poverty

Shannon Tin Oi Lee

Mechanical Engineer, Programs Lead at the University of Toronto | Canada

Kyla Strickler

| United States

Advancing Workflows

Creating a System for Inbound Dealflow of Affordable Housing Construction Technologies

United States

Remote

K Shakthi Dhar Reddy

Data Analyst | India

Martin Ignacio del Pino

Project Lead - Delterra | Argentina

Impact Research

A Landscape Analysis of Sustainable, Circular Housing Solutions in India

Design for Good

Affordable Housing Alternatives

Uganda

Remote
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Ben Wokorach

| Uganda

Julio Diarte

Assistant Professor at Umeå School of Architecture | Paraguay

Advancing Workflows

Improving Engineer-Architect Communication and Workflows for Bamboo-Based Construction

United States

Remote

Patricia Lamas

| Spain

Julio Diarte

Assistant Professor at Umeå School of Architecture | Paraguay

Advancing Workflows

Developing a Plug-in to Support Intelligent and Sustainable Manufacturing Supply Chains

Nwalo Okechukwu

| Nigeria

Paulo Vela

| Peru

Advancing Workflows

Improving System Management of Inventory Material Return for Circular Economy

Christ Ruiz Ortiz

Business & strategy consultant, Minsait | Peru

Martin Ignacio del Pino

Project Lead - Delterra | Argentina

Impact Research

A Landscape Analysis of Sustainable, Green, and Circular Housing Solutions in the…

Dean Ashton Plamenco

| Philippines

Design for Good

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

Kenya

Remote

Hamisa Rizgallah

Project Manager- Elicon General Contractors Ltd | Kenya

Nicolas Kalimba

| Rwanda

Discover This Year's Impact Projects

Panama

Farid Hazameh

Design of an Adjustable Sensor for Water Monitoring

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United States

Kyla Strickler

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

Design of an Adjustable Sensor for Water Monitoring

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Analyzing Battery Voltage Profiles of Off- Grid Power Systems on Tribal Lands

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Design of Transportation and Storage System in Modular Gas to Methanol Plant

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Development of a Solar Pump Electronics Design Use Case for Training

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Developing e-Mobility Micro-Mobility Bicycle Solutions to Reduce Poverty

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Uganda

Erion Bwambale

Erion Bwambale is a Lecturer of Water and Irrigation Engineering at Makerere…

ASME ISHOW Longitudinal Study on Social Return on Investment – 2022

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India

Tanvir Khorajiya

Tanvir is an Industrial Designer with an education background in Industrial Design…

ASME ISHOW Longitudinal Study on Social Return on Investment – 2022

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Peru

Paulo Vela

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

ASME ISHOW Longitudinal Study on Social Return on Investment – 2022

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Supporting ISHOW Idea Lab: Methodologies for Benchmarking Startups

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Power System Modelling and Analysis for Rapid Mini-Grid Assessment Process

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Developing a Plug-in to Support Intelligent and Sustainable Manufacturing Supply Chains

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Cyprus

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Katerina Prokopiou

Supporting ISHOW Idea Lab: Methodologies for Benchmarking Startups

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India

Harsh Vyas

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

The Design of an LPG Tabletop Gas Burner for Rural Kenya: The JuaJiko

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A Breath of Fresh Air 2.0: Optimizing Sustainable Protein Production from Waste

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Icepoint Mechanical Vapor Recompression Compressor Aerodynamics Efficiency

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Structural Design and Optimization for Scaling Steel Modular Greenhouses

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An Innovative Approach to the Autodesk Foundation’s Partnership Success Plans

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Nigeria

Sydney Okoroafor

Sydney Chukwuebuka Okoroafor is a Mechanical Engineer with interests in hardware product…

The Design of an LPG Tabletop Gas Burner for Rural Kenya: The JuaJiko

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Kenya

Frida Korir

From Waste to Energy: Standardizing the Work-Stream of Biodigester Solutions

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Paraguay

Julio Diarte

Assistant Professor at Umeå School of Architecture, Sweden, since August 2023. Ph.D.…

From Waste to Energy: Standardizing the Work-Stream of Biodigester Solutions

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Digital Toolkits for Enhancing Flood and Extreme Heat Resilience of Low-income Housing

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Affordable Housing Alternatives

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Improving Engineer-Architect Communication and Workflows for Bamboo-Based Construction

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Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Ba-Aoum

Mohammed is a Ph.D. candidate in Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) at…

Analyzing Battery Voltage Profiles of Off- Grid Power Systems on Tribal Lands

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Ecuador

Jorge David Bravo Villegas

Design of Transportation and Storage System in Modular Gas to Methanol Plant

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Kenya

Brighton Ombuki

Power System Modelling and Analysis for Rapid Mini-Grid Assessment Process

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Nigeria

Alex Inoma

Gaining Customer Acceptance of PV-Based Inverters in Nigeria

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Argentina

Martin Ignacio del Pino

Martin is an Industrial Engineer at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.…

Gaining Customer Acceptance of PV-Based Inverters in Nigeria

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State of Data Capacity, Capability, and Maturity of Education & Workforce Institutions

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Global Recycling Standard Certification for Recycled Carbon Fiber and Composite Recycling Database

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Creating a System for Inbound Dealflow of Affordable Housing Construction Technologies

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Improving System Management of Inventory Material Return for Circular Economy

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Catherine McManus

UNHCR WASH Design Details Library

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United States

Helen Lindsay

Helen is an Engineering for Change Research Fellow and holds an undergraduate…

UNHCR WASH Design Details Library

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Product Engineering Support for Handwashing Station for Covid-19 Response

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Advancing the Practice of Fire Safety in Rwanda

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Battery Solutions for Healthcare Facilities in Low Resource Settings

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Ghana

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Eleazar Archer

Product Engineering Support for Handwashing Station for Covid-19 Response

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Kenya

Isaac Charles Kimani Njoroge

Isaac Kimani Njoroge is a Mechanical Design Engineer based in Nairobi, Kenya,…

A Breath of Fresh Air 2.0: Optimizing Sustainable Protein Production from Waste

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India

Arya Sarkar

State of Data Capacity, Capability, and Maturity of Education & Workforce Institutions

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India

Arijit Goswami

Arijit Goswami was an E4C Fellow in 2022 who works at the…

Longitudinal Study: Assessing E4C Fellowship Program Impact

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Colombia

Ana Milena Trujillo Castro

Ana Milena Trujillo Castro is a mechanical engineer from Bogota, Colombia. Currently…

Longitudinal Study: Assessing E4C Fellowship Program Impact

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Canada

Sahar Shamsi

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

Longitudinal Study: Assessing E4C Fellowship Program Impact

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Maintaining a Living Database: Ensuring Value, Sustainability, and Optimization of the E4C Solutions Library

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Development of ASME’s Climate Action Position Statement

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United States

Erin Peiffer

Longitudinal Study: Assessing E4C Fellowship Program Impact

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Advancing E4C Fellowship Program Workflows

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Egypt

Maryam Ahmed

Advancing E4C Fellowship Program Workflows

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Canada

Jane Gachuche

Advancing the Practice of Fire Safety in Rwanda

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Ghana

Ibrahim Walaman-I

Ibrahim holds a Master of Science degree in Renewable Energy Engineering from…

Battery Solutions for Healthcare Facilities in Low Resource Settings

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Panama

Gabriel Ayú Prado

Icepoint Mechanical Vapor Recompression Compressor Aerodynamics Efficiency

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Kenya

Kithinji Muriungi

Kithinji Muriungi is an Engineering for Change (E4C) Fellow 2022 and an…

Development of a Solar Pump Electronics Design Use Case for Training

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Cameroon

Maël Sonna Donko

Sonna Donko Maël is a former Engineering for Change Fellow and a…

Structural Design and Optimization for Scaling Steel Modular Greenhouses

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United States

Chris Mabey

Supporting the Development of ASME’s FutureME Labor Market Intelligence Tool

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India

Himanshu Panday

Himanshu co-founded Dignity in Difference, a collective resisting online hate speech in…

Supporting the Development of ASME’s FutureME Labor Market Intelligence Tool

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A Landscape Analysis of the Field of Engineering and Human Rights

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Opportunities for Data-Enabled Interventions in Africa

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Malawi

Joseph Mdumuka

Supporting the Development of ASME’s FutureME Labor Market Intelligence Tool

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Opportunities for Data-Enabled Interventions in Africa

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Honduras

Carolina Rojas

Supporting the Development of ASME’s FutureME Labor Market Intelligence Tool

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Maintaining a Living Database: Ensuring Value, Sustainability, and Optimization of the E4C Solutions Library

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Peru

Rosakebia Liliana Estela Mendoza

Rosakebia Estela Mendoza (Peru, 1990) is an outstanding young writer and scholar…

Supporting the Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge: the Amazon CoLab

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Ecuador

Francisco Plaza

Francisco is from Quito, Ecuador. He received his BSc in Mechanical Engineering…

Supporting the Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge: the Amazon CoLab

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Uganda

Racheal Nalwoga

Maintaining a Living Database: Ensuring Value, Sustainability, and Optimization of the E4C Solutions Library

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Rwanda

Sandra Sinzi Ineza

I am a forward-thinking advocate for digital transformation, driven by a fervent…

Maintaining a Living Database: Ensuring Value, Sustainability, and Optimization of the E4C Solutions Library

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Zimbabwe

Joseph Kurebwa

An Innovative Approach to the Autodesk Foundation’s Partnership Success Plans

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United States

Lauren Reinersman

A Landscape Analysis of the Field of Engineering and Human Rights

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Kenya

Lorine Ouma

Digital Toolkits for Enhancing Flood and Extreme Heat Resilience of Low-income Housing

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Kenya

Valerie Eve Atieno

With a desire to explore how science and technology can be used…

Digital Toolkits for Enhancing Flood and Extreme Heat Resilience of Low-income Housing

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Nigeria

Kingsley Ukoba

Dr. Kingsley Ukoba was an E4C Fellow in 2022 with a doctorate…

Development of ASME’s Climate Action Position Statement

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Erin Peiffer

Development of ASME’s Climate Action Position Statement

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China

Chung Heung

Global Recycling Standard Certification for Recycled Carbon Fiber and Composite Recycling Database

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Paraguay

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Elena Vazquez Peña

Reducing Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment Through Bamboo-Based Material Usage Rules

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Rwanda

Nicolas Kalimba

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

Reducing Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment Through Bamboo-Based Material Usage Rules

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

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Canada

Shannon Tin Oi Lee

Shannon is an overly ambitious musician and biomedical mechanical engineer (licensed Professional…

Developing e-Mobility Micro-Mobility Bicycle Solutions to Reduce Poverty

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India

K Shakthi Dhar Reddy

Hello! I'm a detail-oriented Data Analyst passionate about analytics, engineering, and automation.…

Creating a System for Inbound Dealflow of Affordable Housing Construction Technologies

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India

Sudhamayee Pochiraju

A Landscape Analysis of Sustainable, Circular Housing Solutions in India

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Colombia

Marilynn Holguín Clover

Marilynn is a biologist from Universidad del Valle, Colombia with a master…

A Landscape Analysis of Sustainable, Circular Housing Solutions in India

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Uganda

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Ben Wokorach

Affordable Housing Alternatives

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Spain

Patricia Lamas

Improving Engineer-Architect Communication and Workflows for Bamboo-Based Construction

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Nigeria

Nwalo Okechukwu

Developing a Plug-in to Support Intelligent and Sustainable Manufacturing Supply Chains

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Peru

Christ Ruiz Ortiz

My name is Christ Ruiz Ortiz, I had studied business engineering in…

Improving System Management of Inventory Material Return for Circular Economy

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Philippines

Dean Ashton Plamenco

A Landscape Analysis of Sustainable, Green, and Circular Housing Solutions in the Philippines

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Kenya

Hamisa Rizgallah

An innovative and certified Project Manager, with extensive training and practical experience…

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

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Kyla Strickler
Kyla Strickler

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

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Erion Bwambale

Lecturer, Makerere University

Erion Bwambale

Lecturer, Makerere University

Erion Bwambale is a Lecturer of Water and Irrigation Engineering at Makerere...

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Tanvir Khorajiya

Industrial Design Consultant, Baya Innovations

Tanvir Khorajiya

Industrial Design Consultant, Baya Innovations

Tanvir is an Industrial Designer with an education background in Industrial Design...

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Paulo Vela
Paulo Vela

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

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Harsh Vyas
Harsh Vyas

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

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Sydney Okoroafor
Sydney Okoroafor

Sydney Chukwuebuka Okoroafor is a Mechanical Engineer with interests in hardware product...

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Frida Korir

Water Treatment Engineer, Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Co.

Frida Korir

Water Treatment Engineer, Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Co.

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Julio Diarte

Assistant Professor at Umeå School of Architecture

Julio Diarte

Assistant Professor at Umeå School of Architecture

Assistant Professor at Umeå School of Architecture, Sweden, since August 2023. Ph.D....

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Mohammed Ba-Aoum
Mohammed Ba-Aoum

Mohammed is a Ph.D. candidate in Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) at...

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Martin Ignacio del Pino

Project Lead - Delterra

Martin Ignacio del Pino

Project Lead - Delterra

Martin is an Industrial Engineer at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina....

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Catherine McManus

Graduate Student - University of North Carolina

Catherine McManus

Graduate Student - University of North Carolina

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Helen Lindsay

MPH Candidate, Teaching Assistant, and Humanitarian Health Intern at University of North Carolina

Helen Lindsay

MPH Candidate, Teaching Assistant, and Humanitarian Health Intern at University of North Carolina

Helen is an Engineering for Change Research Fellow and holds an undergraduate...

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Isaac Charles Kimani Njoroge

Mechanical Design Engineer, CT Engineering & Consultancy

Isaac Charles Kimani Njoroge

Mechanical Design Engineer, CT Engineering & Consultancy

Isaac Kimani Njoroge is a Mechanical Design Engineer based in Nairobi, Kenya,...

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Arijit Goswami

Senior Innovation Manager, Capgemini

Arijit Goswami

Senior Innovation Manager, Capgemini

Arijit Goswami was an E4C Fellow in 2022 who works at the...

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Ana Milena Trujillo Castro

Research Assistant, Humanitarian Engineering. Colorado School of Mines

Ana Milena Trujillo Castro

Research Assistant, Humanitarian Engineering. Colorado School of Mines

Ana Milena Trujillo Castro is a mechanical engineer from Bogota, Colombia. Currently...