Gisenyi, Rwanda

Name: Abhinav Krishna Gautam

College: CIT

Major: Electrical & Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Class: Undergraduate - Senior

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So far...

Cities (towns, villages, islands, etc.) you've lived:
United Kingdom: Macclesfield, Cheshire (birthplace)
India: Varanasi, UP (grew up there till I was 9) and have travelled extensively across India
USA: Pittsburgh, PA; Barrington, RI; Boston, MA and been to dozen more States
Philippines: Daet and Manila; and have travelled through out Luzon
Rwanda: Kigali and Musanze; and have travelled extensively through the entire country
Plus, have travelled extensively across other 27 countries for various projects, volunteering, work, and fun.

Final Project

Title: Exploring Mobile Applications for increasing Health Literacy related to Chronic Diseases in the Developing World

Description: We are exploring how mobile technology can increase awareness health literacy related to chronic diseases in the developing world.

Actual Final Project:
SMS-Based mCessation: Suggestions for Potential Implementation in Bangladesh

Prior development experience:

Have you had any prior development experience domestically or internationally? For example AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, other similar groups, alternative breaks, or perhaps with a club or research group? If so, give a brief description of:
  • Where did you work?
  • What did you do?
  • When did you do it?
Incomplete list:
TCinGC in Daet, Summer 2010

FairMail, Varanasi, 2011, 2013
Outreach360, 2015

Project Rwanda

Interests in development:

List any areas you are particularly interested in concerning development. These interests could be by activity (e.g. Agriculture, Education, Health, Economic development, Micro enterprise, etc.) or by technology (e.g. mobile, wifi, open source software, interface design, etc.)

Application of mobile solutions to health and education.