Jacklin Stonewall presents team initiatives at M.O.H.E.R.E sponsored workshop

Jacklin Stonewall, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, presented the teams research agenda at the Smart and Connected Communities Workshop at the University of Washington, Seattle on December 10th and 11th; this was a sponsored event as part of the NSF-funded SCC-RCN project entitled, MOHERE: Mobility, Health, and Resilience: Building Capacities and Expanding Impact.  

In her presentation, titled An Approach to Incorporating Human Behaviors, Buildings, and Near Building Climates into Decision Making to Increase Resilience of Urban Neighborhoods, Stonewall showcased the teams various research avenues to explain our approach to generating more effective community change through feedback loops. Projects mentioned in her presentation include the UMI tree evapotranspiration modeling, agent based modeling research, and our teams outreach events with the East Bank Neighborhood in Des Moines. Furthermore, Stonewall presented some of our learned tips and lessons to create more successful partnerships with the community, ultimately demonstrating a more proactive way to foster change between researchers and the community.

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For an abstract of Stonewall's talk, click here