Date of Graduation
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
In a 2009 trip to the Opalaca Mountain region of Honduras, a need was identified for appropriate technology solutions to three key issues: housing improvements related to Chaga's Disease, indoor smoke reduction, and pure water. Through research regarding the problems, the local area, and candidate solutions, a set of three solutions was found. This includes corrugated steel roofing, vented or simple adobe rocket stoves, and solar disinfection.
Beirise, Adrian, "Application of existing appropriate technology to small communities in Honduras's Opalaca Mountains" (2011). Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Honors Theses. 16.