DevEng 210 Spring 2018


Wk Date Topic and Presenters 1-2 pm Topic and Presenters 2-3 pm
1 1/22 Introduction and planning (Agogino, Martin, DevEngFaculty)

Read: Design Thinking in Development Engineering, David Levine, Martha Lesniewski and Alice Agogino, International Journal of Engineering Education.

Read: P. Gordon, J. Kramer, R. Dzombak, S. Martin, A.M. Agogino, “Building 21st Century Skills through Development Engineering“, Proceedings of the Mudd Design Workshop, 2017 titled “Design and the Future of the Engineer of 2020”.

Development Engineering: Student perspective and journey on framing research around social justice, development, design and engineering, Julia Kramer and Rachel Dzombak

Read: Impact Design Hub, Jan. 19 blog:

2 1/29 Kara Nelson and Luis Anaya, Civil and Environmental Engineering: Drinking water and sanitation in developing countries.  

?Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, DIL

3 2/5 David Levine, Haas School of Business: Global Challenges in Responsible Business
4 2/12 Dan Kammen, Isa Ferrall, Laney Seigner, Energy Resources Group and Public Policy: Renewable and Appropriate Energy ?Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, DIL
5 2/19 NO CLASS – Presidents Day
6 2/26


Joshua Blumenstock, iSchool: Data-intensive ICT4D ?Amos Winter, Global Engineering and Research Lab, M.I.T.
7 3/5


Clair Brown, Professor of the Graduate School, Emerita in Economics: Buddhist Economics.

Read her book on Buddhist Economics and get is signed.

?Amos Winter, Global  Engineering and Research Lab, M.I.T.

?Possibly Brad DeLong

8 3/12


?Amit Bandopadhyaya, Senior Director of Water and Energy, Winrock International. ?Brad DeLong
9 3/19


Ranjit Deshmukh <>, ITRI-Rosenfeld postdoctoral fellow: Energy Technologies Area, getting india off coal




Spring Break
10 4/2


11 4/9


Joshua Viers, UC Merced, ecology/watershed: “More Pop per Drop: Functional Environmental Flows to Meet Ecosystem Needs and Human Demands”  Karletta Chief, PI, University of Arizona’s NSF NRT: Indigenous FEWS Fellowships.

Dept.of Soil, Water, and Environmental Sciences

12 4/16


13 4/23


Michael Ranney, Paras Kumar, Leela Velautham, Graduate School of Education: Global Warming Education.

Speakers invited but not yet confirmed: