GPO group awarded NSF Grant “Engineering for Social Justice: Factors shaping the career aspirations and mindsets of humanitarian engineers”

Aug. 15, 2022

Professors Amy Javernick-Will and Tiera Tanksley (Education), together with PhD student Emma Stine and MS student Manjeet Pandey, received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) program. During a time of reform for the Humanitarian Engineering (HE) sector, this three year $350k...

GPO group awarded NSF Grant “Organizational Challenges of Post-Fire Recovery: Decision Making, Collective Action, and Community Outcomes”

Aug. 11, 2022

Professors Amy Javernick-Will, Abbie Liel (Structural Engineering), Matthew Koschmann (Communication) and Matthew Morris (Construction Engineering and Management), received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science of Organizations (SoO) program to study decision-making for rebuilding post-Marshall fire, including at the jurisdictional, contractor/designer, and homeowner levels, and analyze the impact...

Multimethod Analysis of Factors for Reliable and Sustainable Rural Water Infrastructure Maintenance in Uganda

Cord, C., Fink, E., Javernick-Will, A., Mukanga, J., Bergeron, F., Harvey, A., & Linden, K. G. (2022). ACS ES&T Water.

Challenges and solutions to rural water service sustainability in East African countries: A ‘systems scaffolding’ perspective

Walters, J., Valcourt, N., Linden, K., Javernick-Will, A., & Lockwood, H. (2022). Environmental Science & Policy, 136, 564-574.

Identifying misalignments between the informal construction sector's perceptions and engineering assessments of housing safety in future disasters for capacity development.

Goldwyn, B., Vega, Y. G., Javernick-Will, A., & Liel, A. B. (2022). International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 103105.

Determinants of rural hand-pump functionality through maintenance provision in the Central African Republic

Fink, E. L., Chintalapati, P., Lane, A., Wester, A., Javernick-Will, A., & Linden, K. (2022). PLOS Water, 1(6), e0000024.

Factors influencing public beliefs regarding the cause of induced earthquakes

Tracy, A., Javernick-Will, A., & Liel, A. (2022). Natural Hazards, 1-22.

Briar Goldwyn PhD reflections on housing risk reduction in Puerto Rico

May 3, 2022

Briar Goldwyn's reflections on her research in Puerto Rico to improve housing resiliency to future disasters .

Caleb Cord reflects on PhD with USAID funded Sustainable WASH Systems Paternship

May 3, 2022

Caleb Cord was interviewed to reflect on his work with our USAID-funded Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership and his recent paper on payment for professional water services in Uganda with partner Whave Solutions.

Ilham Siddiq receives USAID/H4H Fellowship

May 3, 2022

A survivor of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, Ilham Siddiq received the 2022 USAID/Habitat for Humanity Fellowship. Read more about Ilham here: