Tag: Dr. Khanjan Mehta

Rob Goodier

Expectations May Vary – Frame Changers Comic

December 23, 2014

  Frame Changers portrays the futility of expectations about how new technologies will be used in each community. For...

Khanjan Mehta

E4C drawn out | Of phones and famine

October 23, 2014

Frame Changers takes an ironic glance at the contrast of excellent mobile service in the hands of hungry people....

Rob Goodier

Frame Changers Global Development Comics

September 9, 2014

You might remember a certain moment if you have ever volunteered in global development, if you have built or...

Khanjan Mehta

Should Outsiders Get Involved?

July 3, 2014

The Big Design Questions series has taken on some of the deep controversies and unasked questions over the last...

Rob Goodier

Design for Individual or Community Ownership?

May 6, 2014

Greenhouses, like this low-cost modular design from the Affordable Greenhouse Venture team at Penn State, represent both the benefits...

Rob Goodier

Local Manufacturing vs. Outsourcing

April 27, 2014

Welcome to The Big Design Questions, a weekly series that tests and challenges design principles that we promote for creating techologies...

Khanjan Mehta

Leverage Western or Indigenous Knowledge?

April 5, 2014

Technology carries the knowledge, perspectives and lifestyles of the people who helped create it. To improve design, maybe we...

Khanjan Mehta

The Big Design Questions | Should we design for aid or for trade?

March 30, 2014

We have championed a core set of design principles to follow when creating technology solutions to address needs in underserved communities....

Alex Dale

Book review | Khanjan Mehta’s The Kochia Chronicles: Systemic Challenges and the Foundations of Social Innovation

October 29, 2013

The Kochia Chronicles, just released by Prof. Khanjan Mehta at Penn State, is a book about a district in...

Mike Mader

Strengthening Humanitarian Ventures through Concurrent Research Initiatives

February 6, 2013

About this Webinar: As we design technologies, field-test and refine them, before ultimately commercializing them in developing communities, how...


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