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Wednesday, November 9 • 8:45am - 9:15am
Fixing the Internet of Broken Things in Global Health

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At Portland State University, the SweetLab develops and implements connected "Internet of Things" sensor technologies. These sensors are designed to improve the collection of data in global health programs, which leads to improved operational decision making. Use cases include: cook stoves, water pumps, household water filters, sanitation systems, and pedestrian footbridges. The SweetLab has projects in 15 countries, with USAID, UK DFID, the National Science Foundation, Catholic Relief Services, Mercy Corps, Living Water International, IRC, CARE, and others.

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Evan Thomas

Associate Professor, Portland State University
Evan A Thomas, PhD, PE, MPH is an Associate Professor and Director of the Sweet (Sustainable Water, Energy and Environmental Technologies) Laboratory, and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University. Evan works at the interface of engineering... Read More →

Wednesday November 9, 2016 8:45am - 9:15am EST
Grand Ballroom