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What is humanitarian engineering?

Humanitarian Engineering is the use of science and engineering to invent, create, design, develop or improve technologies which promote the well-being of poor, marginalised, and/or under-served communities; it is an emerging field which requires input from variety of disciplines.

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Areas

Warwick Humanitarian Engineering is an interdisciplinary group across multiple schools covering the following area of study:
  • Disaster resilience and information
  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Water and environmental management
  • Infrastructure and sustainable cities
  • Humanitarian logistics and supply chain management
  • Humanitarian law
  • Global health
  • One humanity; shared responsibility

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Education and research

MSc Course on Humanitarian Engineering will be launched covering interdisciplinary areas of study

Humanitarian Engineering is an interdisciplinary challenge lead theme, bringing together Engineers and Social Scientists for the enhancement of economic development and well being.

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Academic leads

Dr Georgia Kremmyda
School of Engineering
G.Kremmyda@warwick.ac.uk
+44 (0)24765 22106

Dr Volkan Degirmenci
School of Engineering
V.Degirmenci@warwick.ac.uk
+44 (0)24765 23385

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Save the date! 3-4 July 2017

2nd Warwick Humanitarian Engineering Symposium

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This multidisciplinary event will seek to foster knowledge sharing, networking and cooperation in the humanitarian engineering field. We are currently working on the agenda and welcome suggestions from colleagues across Warwick.