This course has been canceled for Spring 2020, check back for offerings in Fall 2020.
Course Description: D-Lab is partnering with Civil Engineering professor Maureen Kinyua to offer D-Lab Wash. The class applies D-Lab's design thinking to Water, Sanitation, and Health problems in developing countries. This course provides students fundamental knowledge on designing, operating, and maintaining appropriate technologies for control of environmental pollutants found in developing regions and smaller communities in North America. Topics draw from engineering areas (water, waste and wastewater treatment, water supply etc.), public health (water and air quality) and social science (gender disparity, mixed methods etc.).
Understanding the importance of the inter-relationship between engineering, public health and social science will serve to develop the globally competency of graduate students as they design and implement environmentally, socially and economically sustainable technologies.
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