ESP Biography


Major: Urban Planning & Economics

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2014

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Past Classes

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E6847: Engineering for International Development in HSSP Spring 2013 (Mar. 02, 2013)
Learn to apply your technical skills to solve problems in international development! We will be focusing on solar energy in this class. Working in teams, students will draft, design, build and test a solar oven made from low-cost materials. Later in the course, students will have hands-on experience with solar autoclaves and salt-water batteries. One class will include a trip to MIT's Development Lab to see real low-cost technologies that have been developed right here at MIT!

X7005: Epidemiology of Inequality in Spark! 2013 (Mar. 16, 2013)
This class will provide an overview of the current state of medical care and health around the world. Focusing generally on health inequalities, gaps in access to technology and barriers to care, we will first investigate contemporary challenges, then evaluate common intervention initiatives, and finally, attempt to formulate propose practical solutions.