EETD’s Gadgil to Lead New ‘Development Impact Lab’ on Campus

November 16, 2012

Environmental Energy Technologies Division Director Ashok Gadgil will lead the new Development Impact Laboratory (DIL) on campus. Gadgil is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at UC Berkeley. The U.S. Agency for International Development is funding DIL with up to $20 million under its new Higher Education Solutions Network. HESN’s seeks to apply science and technology to solve key problems in health, food security, chronic conflict, and other global needs. Berkeley Lab’s LBNL Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies (LIGTT) will participate in the work of DIL, partnering with them in areas where LIGTT is performing research, including health, water and sanitation, and urban poverty. More>

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