Defining Development Engineering

Defining development engineering: Berkeley faculty and students are creating a new academic field, Berkeley Engineering Magazine, Sep. 12, 2014. “Development engineering is a new interdisciplinary field that integrates engineering with economics and business, energy and natural resource development and social sciences,” says Alice Agogino, a professor of mechanical engineering. “The goal is to create, implement and evaluate new technologies to benefit people living in poverty in developing regions and low-income areas in the U.S.” Also see the Sept. 16, 2014 Daily Cal article: Campus interdisciplinary program brings innovative perspective to engineering doctoral students.