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UC Berkeley
Mechanical Engineering

Design theory and methods, intelligent learning systems, intelligent control and manufacturing, gender equity

UC Berkeley
Social Welfare

Digital and mobile health technologies, mental health, cultural & socioeconomic implications for mental health

UC Berkeley
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies, LBNL

Water, arsenic remediation, fluoride and brackish water treatment, low cost recycled roofing, fuel efficient cook stoves

WE CARE Solar
Co-founder and Director of Technology and Education​

Inspiring youth in STEM for humanitarian purposes, improving life chances of youth in low-resource countries, solar energy, public health, technology for development and emergency response

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Artificial intelligence, robotics, biosystems and computational biology, graphics, human-computer interaction, security, new media

UC Berkeley
Social Welfare

Child poverty, welfare, foster care, vulnerable children and families, social service programs

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Technology for developing regions, Internet and energy access, operating systems, databases

UC Berkeley
Economics

Labor economics, management of technology, status consumption and income distribution, US standards of living, Buddhist economics

UC Berkeley
School of Information

Digital connectivity and perception among marginalized populations, internet cafes, mobile adoption

UC Berkeley
Political Science
Goldman School of Public Policy

Information technology, public management, politics, comparative public policy, corruption and governance, crowdsourcing

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Big data tools, technologies to support early child literacy

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Semiconductor optoelectronic devices and materials, and their applications, novel sensing technologies

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Waterborne infectious diseases, clinical trial design, epidemiology

UC Berkeley
Deputy Director, CITRIS
Director, Data & Democracy Initiative
Executive Director, Social Apps Lab

Human rights, technology, new media, technology applications for civic engagement, government transparency and accountability, the digital divide

UC Berkeley
Haas School of Business

Entrepreneurship, social ventures, innovation and strategy, entrepreneurship to address global poverty

UC Berkeley
Economics

Economic history, macroeconomics, economic growth, finance

UC Berkeley
Political Science
Director, Center on the Politics of Development

Political economy, ethnic politics, comparative clientelism in developing countries

UC Berkeley
Social Welfare

Domestic violence, international parental abduction, child exposure to violence

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Obesity, malnutrition, international child health and development, immigrant health, inequalities and health disparities

UC Berkeley
Bioengineering

Imaging and biomedical instrumentation, low cost mobile diagnostics, in vitro reconstruction, mechanotransduction

UC Berkeley
Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
Environmental Energy Technologies Division, LBNL

Drinking water treatment, fuel-efficient and clean-burning cookstoves, energy efficient buildings, indoor air pollution

UC Berkeley
Director, Clausen Center for International Business and Policy
Haas School of Business

Health economics, public health, health care financing, economic development, industrial organization

UC Berkeley
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Director, CITRIS Data and Democracy Center

Robotics, art, social media, new media, automation

UC Berkeley
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Plasma applications for disinfection in low-resource settings, plasma medicine, semiconductors, plasma-based organic fertilizers for the developing world

UC Berkeley
Architecture

Next-generation building systems, self-regulated facades, biologically inspired technologies, multifunctional materials

UC Berkeley
International and Area Studies Global Poverty and Practice

political economy, development, critical theory, urban studies

UC Berkeley
Bioengineering

Protein expression assessment tools, rapid biomarker detection for disease diagnosis, clinical and point-of-care diagnostics

UC Berkeley
Agricultural and Resource Economics

Agriculture, poverty and inequality, rural development, quantitative analysis of development policies, impact analysis of social programs, management of common property resources

UC Davis
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Director, UC Davis Blum Center

Livestock, animal disease, international commodity agreements, land reform, labor markets, technology adoption, poverty alleviation

UC Berkeley
International & Area Studies
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Global Poverty & Practice

Pathogen removal in natural water and wastewater treatment systems, water and sanitation in developing countries, role of experts in poverty action and development, engineering pedagogy for social justice

UC Berkeley
Energy and Resources Group
Goldman School of Public Policy

Renewable energy technologies and policy, energy access

UCSF
Proctor Foundation

Trachoma, parasitic ulcer treatment

UC Davis
Program for International Energy Technologies
D-Lab

Energy and international development, renewable energy technologies, lifecycle analysis

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health
Energy & Resources Group
Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education

Intersection of energy, air pollution, and environmental (human) health emphasizing mechanistic approaches as well as a systems perspective

UC Berkeley
Haas School of Business

Development economics, labor markets, health, cookstoves, clean water, workforce diversity, corporate social responsibility

UC Berkeley
Global Poverty & Practice

Racial justice and decolonization as key components of poverty alleviation, reparations, education, the arts, and social justice activism

UC Berkeley
Executive Director, Center for Effective Global Action

Global development, impact evaluation, policy analysis, research transparency, implementation science, global health

UC Berkeley
Agricultural and Resource Economics

Employment and underemployment in developing countries, labor markets, informal employment, labor market policy

UCSF
Proctor Foundation

Opthalmology, ocular infection with herpes virus

UC Berkeley
Institute for the Study of Societal Issues

Socio-economics, international agriculture, rural development

UC Berkeley
Economics
Faculty Director, Center for Effective Global Action

African economic development, economic causes and consequences of violence; impact of ethnic divisions on local collective action; interactions between health, education, environment, productivity for the poor; climate and conflict; institution building

LBNL
Building Technology and Urban Systems
Environmental Energy Technologies Division

LuminaNET, climate change, energy efficiency

UC Berkeley
Gender and Women's Studies

Postcolonial and transnational feminist theories, immigration and diaspora studies, feminist cultural studies

UCSF
School of Medicine

Improve care of patients with tuberculosis and HIV/TB, epidemiology

UC Berkeley
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Detection, removal, and inactivation of pathogens in water and sludge; water reuse; natural treatment systems; drinking water and sanitation in developing countries

UC Berkeley
Law

Human rights and development, law and development, legal empowerment

UC Berkeley
Anthropology

Cultural anthropology, modernity, transnationalism, citizenship, global cities, migration, humanitarianism, science and technology, and East Asia

UC Berkeley
School of Information

Rural cellular connectivity; crowdsourcing; community information platforms for agriculture, health, education, microfinance, governance, etc.; human-centered design; social entrepreneurship

UC Berkeley
Political Science

Comparative political economy, environmental and urban policy, regulation

UC Berkeley
Energy and Resources Group
School of Information

Water and development; gender, water, and sanitation; technology and development

UC Berkeley
Sociology

Gender, inequality, emerging middle classes, South Asia, qualitative research methods, social movements

UC Berkeley
Goldman School of Public Policy

Industrial policy, labor and employment, leadership and social change, macroeconomic policy, social and economic policy

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Epidemiology, AIDS, tuberculosis, emerging and re-emerging infections, vaccine preventable diseases

WE CARE Solar
Co-founder and Executive Director

Obstetrics and gynecology, maternal health, public health, technology for development and emergency response, inspiring youth in STEM for humanitarian purposes, improving life chances of youth in low-resource countries

UC Berkeley
Social Welfare

Social work in education, academic progress of vulnerable youth in schools, urban and at-risk children, parenting under stress, school-based social work practice

UC Berkeley
International & Area Studies
Global Poverty & Practice

Postcolonialism and the urban Indian public sphere, cultural anthropology, South Asian studies

UC Berkeley
Director, Institute for Business and Social Impact
Haas School of Business

Global economy, high technology competition, emerging market economies, US trade policy, social impact

UC Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Computational optical imaging, field portable microscopy

UC Berkeley
School of Public Health

Maternal and child health, international health, resource allocation, markets for new interventions, improving health among poorest populations

UC Berkeley
Blum Center | Berkeley-Haas

Human capital and strategy’s influence on the success of social startups and investing success within social venture capital.

UC Berkeley
Faculty Director, Energy Institute at Haas
Haas School of Business

Energy and environmental economics, electricity industry restructuring and rural electrification

UC Berkeley
Mechanical Engineering
Director, The Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute

Resilience and analytics of energy systems, sensors, energy harvesting, energy storage, demand response and condition based monitoring

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