Tag: education

Rob Goodier

Design Inspiration: The Insideout School Prototype Merges the World with Indoor Spaces

January 28, 2019

An international design team volunteered to build a never-before-seen school to replace the wind-damaged facility in Yeboahkrom, a village...

Grace Burleson

Advancing Research on Technology for Poverty Alleviation: How E4C Learns from Academic Institutions Worldwide

December 11, 2018

Worldwide, researchers investigate solutions to solve our world’s greatest concerns, such as access to clean water, food security, and...

Andrew Drain

Engaging Students in Humanitarian Technology Projects: Six Expert Recommendations

How to engage students in humanitarian technology work was the topic of much discussion at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology...

Dani Barrington

Blunders, Bloopers and Foul-Ups: Sharing Failures in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programs

August 1, 2018

Shit happens. It is known that international development programs don’t always go as planned, and the water, sanitation and...

Sofia Ahsanuddin

Empowering First Responders in Gaza: Students in Baltimore and Gaza Design Solutions for Humanitarian Health

July 28, 2018

Gaza may be underprepared for armed conflict, natural disasters or other emergencies that inflict mass casualties, in part because...

Jennifer Ventrella

Global Educational Inequality Fuels the Demand for “Open Science” 

July 13, 2018

Despite the expansion of global Internet coverage and open access journals, research from outside of the United States and...

Cristian Birzer

Service Learning or Voluntourism?

February 6, 2018

One of the biggest threats we face as engineers working in global development is not lack of funding, and...

Rob Goodier

UVG’s courses in Guatemala teach engineers from the city to understand the problems of rural living

April 25, 2017

The differences that persist worldwide between the city and the country are stark in Guatemala. Residents of the country’s...

Mariela Machado

ICT4D infrastructure: How two kinds of technologies are putting the whole world online

November 14, 2016

When Google announced its Project Loon plan in 2013, reactions ranged from scoff to swoon. But with real-world tests...

Kevin M Passino

Humanitarian Engineering Principle Six: Ensure Long-Term Positive Impact

September 26, 2016

This is the sixth in a series of principles based on the textbook Humanitarian Engineering: Creating Technologies that Help People, by Kevin...


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