DToD Faculty

SHANKAR SASTRY

Affiliations: PI, Academic Director of the Blum Center for Developing Economies, DevEng, EECS, UCB
Disciplines: Artificial Intelligence, control, intelligent systems, and robotics, cyber-physical systems and design automation, security, signal processing

ANNALEE SAXENIAN

Affiliations: Co-PI, I School, DevEng, UCB
Disciplines: Regional economic development, entrepreneurship, political science, city planning

DANIEL FLETCHER

Affiliations: Co-PI, BioE, DevEng, UCB
Disciplines: Biochemistry, cell motility, signaling, and host-pathogen interactions, optical microscopy, force microscopy, and microfluidics, infectious diseases

CHARISMA ACEY

Affiliations: Co-PI, CRP, DevEng, UCB
Disciplines: Sustainable urbanism in the U.S. and the developing world, political economy of poverty reduction and access to basic services, social equity and participatory decision making, public participation GIS and spatial analysis

MATTHEW POTTS

Affiliations: Co-PI, CNR, DevEng, UCB
Disciplines: Food-energy-water systems, nature climate solutions, co-production of ecosystem services, land-use planning and policy, environmental and resource economics

JOSHUA BLUMENSTOCK

Affiliations: Co-PI, I School, DevEng, UCB
Disciplines: Development economics, data science, Machine Learning, Econometrics, ICTD

REDIET ABEBE

Affiliations: Co-PI, DevEng, EECS, UCB
Disciplines: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Information, Data, Network, and Communication Sciences (IDNCS), Theory (THY)

ZIAD OBERMEYER

Affiliations: Co-PI, SPH, UCB
Disciplines: Medicine, machine learning, health

KOSA GOUCHER-LAMBERT

Affiliations: Co-PI, ME, UCB
Disciplines: Product design, artificial intelligence, cognition, sustainable design

KRISTIN BASS

Affiliations: Lead External Evaluator
Disciplines: Educational Research and Evaluation

National Science FoundationThis material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DGE-1633740. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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Host and Fellow Responsibilities

Host Organizations

  • Identify staff supervisor to manage I&E Climate Action Fellow
  • Submit fellowship description and tasks
  • Engage in the matching process
  • Mentor and advise students
  • Communicate with Berkeley program director and give feedback on the program.

Berkeley Program Director​

  • Communicate with host organizations, students, and other university departments to ensure smooth program operations

Student Fellows

  • Complete application and cohort activities
  • Communicate with staff and host organizations
  • Successfully complete assignments from host organization during summer practicum
  • Summarize and report summer experience activities post-fellowship