4.270 Innovation for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief


Class Info

Explores innovative solutions for large-scale disaster relief and humanitarian assistance (HADR) efforts. Uses case studies and interactive exercises to provide an overview of HADR activities, including generalized goals, operating environments, response communities, and technical challenges. Hands-on exercises emphasize the importance of system-oriented, sustainable design. Topics include sensing, communications, power systems, data analysis and design.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.270 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by M. Mazereeuw and A. Norige.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays in 5-232.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT Department of Architecture site.

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