FORA.tv Speaker - Evan Thomas
Evan A. Thomas, Ph.D., P.E., is an Assistant Professor and Director of the SWEET Lab, and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University. The SWEET Lab is focused on increasing accountability in global development through in-situ, remotely reporting instrumentation installed on appropriate technology and public health programs. Evan is also a social enterprise executive as the founding Executive Vice President of Manna Energy Limited, the Program Director for DelAgua Health, and co-founder of SWEETSense Inc.
Prior to joining PSU, Evan worked as a civil servant at the NASA-Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas for six years. At NASA, Evan was a principal investigator and project manager in the Life Support and Habitability Systems Branch working on concepts for sustainable Moon and Mars spacecraft. Evan holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder and is a registered P.E. in Environmental Engineering in the State of Texas.
11.07.12 | 01:05:37 min
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