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Amy Smith deelt eenvoudig, levensreddend design

TED2006 · 15:06 · Filmed Feb 2006
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Rook van kookvuren binnenshuis doodt jaarlijks meer dan 2 miljoen kinderen in de ontwikkelingslanden. MIT-ingenieur Amy Smith legt een opwindende, maar eenvoudige oplossing uit: een manier om restproducten van landbouw om te vormen tot proper brandende kool.

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inventor, engineer
Amy Smith designs cheap, practical fixes for tough problems in developing countries. Among her many accomplishments, the MIT engineer received a MacArthur "genius" grant in 2004 and was the first woman to win the Lemelson-MIT Prize for turning her ideas into inventions. Full bio

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