Category Archives: News


GSM White Spaces
Tracking Grain Flows in Tanzania: Six Questions for Jessica Rudder
Engineering in Solidarity: A Development Impact Lab Postdoc’s Reflection
Development Engineering Journal Launches at Tech4Dev
Q&A with Glenn Yago
Inside DIL’s Mobile Data Collection Webinar Series
Solutions By Design: Development Engineering at UC Berkeley and the Autodesk Foundation
A Course that Designs for Sustainable Communities
Development Engineering: Reflections from a Development Impact Lab Postdoctoral Fellow
Five Questions for Development Engineer Rachel Gerver
I-School Course Teaches New Approaches to Measuring Impact
Undergraduate Research on the Rise at Cal
Going “Beyond the Bowl” to Achieve Gender Equity in Sanitation
Founders of Endaga to Join Facebook
WE CARE Solar Wins $1 Million UN Award
Ticora Jones: The Federal Government’s Scientist for Global Development
GridWatch: Using Cell Phone Sensors to Detect Power Outages
The Measurement Revolution: An Interview with Temina Madon
Six Questions for James Bernard on the Intersection of Education, Technology, and Development
The 1,000th Solar Suitcase: Scaling Innovation out of the University
Mezuri: Eight Questions for Eric Brewer
Beyond Providing Clean Water: A Profile of Development Engineer Syed Imran Ali
A Device That Could Change Healthcare
Crawling the Campus for International Development
TechCon 2014: University Innovators Transcend Academic Silos to Present Cutting-edge Collaborations for Global Development
A Contest to Catalyze Literacy Via Mobiles Worldwide
Electrification for “Under Grid” Households in Rural Kenya: Five Questions for Ken Lee
The Challenges of Development Economics: An Interview with the Blum Center’s Kweku Opoku-Agyemang
USAID Higher Education Solutions Network 2nd Annual Technical Convening
Community Cellular Networks: Providing Cellular Coverage to Rural Communities
Postdoctoral Fellows Advance Development Engineering Research
Seminars Unite Engineering And Development Economics
DIL Explore Travel Grants: Small Grants With a Large Impact
Revealing Demand For Pro-Poor Innovation
Ask the Experts: Mentors Donate Time for DIL Innovators
Student Spotlight: Kate Fenimore: From Film Editor to Health Tech Change Maker
USAID Ensures More Students Worldwide Ideate for Social Impact
Defining Development Engineering
Kurtis Heimerl Named MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35
USAID and 32 Partner Organizations Launch US Global Development Lab to Help End Extreme Poverty by 2030
A Toolkit for Big Ideas
Bringing Social Sector Innovation into the Classroom
USAID Professionals go Back to School
Failure Inspiring Innovation
Innovation Beyond the Transcript
Big Ideas@Berkeley Contest and USAID: Student Engagement and Collaboration for Development
UC Berkeley Graduate Students and USAID Focus on Catalyzing Student-Global Engagement
UC Berkeley’s Development Impact Lab: “Greater than the Sum of Its Parts”
Secretary of State Clinton Delivers Remarks on USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network
HESN Partner William and Mary’s AidData Works to Improve Public Aid Data in Nepal
DIL is Launching a New Ph.D. Curriculum in Development Engineering
USAID Invests up to $20 million in UC Berkeley’s Global Development Initiatives
DIL’s Mezuri Platform: Addressing Development’s Data Scarcity Through Groundbreaking Technology and Greater Openness
USAID Chief Lauds Blum Center as Model in Search for Global Solutions