Michael Greene is a PhD Student at Arizona State University. He is pursuing his degree in the Engineering Education Systems and Design program, concurrently while pursuing a Master's degree in Engineering. Michael graduated with his B.S. in Mechanical engineering from University of Pittsburgh in April of 2018. His research interest lies in diversity, inclusion and K-12 engineering pedagogy.
Christine Nguyen is a full stack software engineer at the Global Biosocial Complexity Initiative at Arizona State University who builds and maintains computational social science open source software to (1) investigate factors influencing human behavior and collective action in socioecological systems, (2) support integrative research and data analysis on long-term socio-ecological dynamics, and (3) preserve the digital context necessary to ensure reproducible scientific computation. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in December 2018.
David Sanchez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the Assistant Director for the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation. His research is focused on fusing sustainability principles and design thinking to address the Water and Energy grand challenges in the natural and built environment. Current projects include: Renewable electrode materials for Bioelectrochemical systems, Recirculating Aquaponic Systems, Environmental Quality wireless sensor networks, and incorporating Sustainable Design/Innovation into engineering curricula.
He serves as a director for Pitt’s Design EXPO, the Manufacturing Assistance Center’s makerspace and, a variety of the Mascaro Center’s Sustainability Outreach and Education programs including the Manchester Academic Charter School “Green week” and the Teach the Teacher program, impacting thousands of students each year. Dr. Sanchez teaches Introduction to Sustainable Water Technology and Design, classes in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department and the Swanson School of Engineering First-Year program. He works directly with K-12 initiatives and outreach programs including Constellation Energy Inventor Labs.
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