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User:Kelsey Summers

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PV panel install with Grid Alternatives. Humboldt County, CA Summer 2016

About Me[edit]

Kelsey Summers
Humboldt State University May 2017
Environmental Studies- Appropriate Technology
CCAT Co-Director- Physical Site 2016-2017

Interests in Technology and the Environment[edit]

  • How society and technology co-construct each other and impact the environment in various ways.
  • Innovating appropriate technology that works to solve localized problems.
  • Building simple technologies with diverse communities to improve their quality of life.
  • "It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity." – Albert Einstein

Experience in Technology and/or the Environment[edit]

  • Campus Center for Appropriate Technology- Humboldt State University Arcata, CA
Physical Site Director
May 2016- Current
  • Grid Alternatives- non-profit solar installation
North Coast Region volunteer- working toward Roof Team Leader position
April 2016- Current
  • The Maru Research Center- Biological Research Lake Malawi, Africa
Scientific Diving Internship- Species count/identification, data entry, water quality research/data collection
February 2013- May 2013
  • H2O: Helping to Overcome- non-profit organization Uganda, Africa
Developmental Partner- Well project/pipeline extension, education and outreach
September 2012- January 2013
  • Nevada Division of Environmental Protection- Bureau of Water Quality Planning
Bioassessment Intern- water quality sampling, field data collection
May to August 2012
SW Uganda, Africa 2012-2013 Water pipeline extension and community building project
Lake Malawi, Malawi Africa, Summer 2014