Contributed Talks

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Session A1. Humanitarian Assistance / Disaster Relief

A1.1 Development and Use of a Comprehensive Humanitarian Assessment Tool in Post-Earthquake Haiti
Marc Zissman, Mischa Shattuck*, MIT Lincoln Laboratory;
Erica Gralla, George Washington University;
Louise Ivers, Harvard Medical School;
Jarrod Goentzel, MIT

A1.2 Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Approach to Site Suitability of U.S. Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Projects
Richard Curran*, Matthew Bates, US Army Corps of Engineers;
Heather Bell, Pacific Disaster Center

A1.3 An Integrated Disaster Relief Supply Chain Network Model with Time Targets and Demand Uncertainty
Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst;
Amir Masoumi*, Manhattan College;
Min Yu, University of Portland

A1. 4 A Framework to Compare OR Models for Humanitarian Logistics
Henning Gösling*, Jutta Geldermann, Universität Göttingen

A1.5 HELP: Handheld Emergency Logistics Program for Generating Structured Requests in Stressful Conditions
Buck Bradley*, Arijit Das, Ryan Barnes, Gurminder Singh, Naval Postgraduate School

A1.6 An Exploratory Study of Vehicle Access and Road Density in Disasters
Alain Vaillancourt*, Hanken School of Economics

A1.7 Evidence Aid: A Resource for those Preparing For and Responding To Natural Disasters, Humanitarian Crises and Major Healthcare Emergencies
Claire Allen*, Mike Clarke, Bonnix Kayabu, Dominic Mellon, Evidence Aid

A1.8 Groundtruthing OpenStreetMap Damage Assessments
Clay Westrope*, REACH Initiative;
Robert Banick, American Red Cross

A1.9 Logistics Micro-Platforms as Points of Supply in Case of a Disaster
David Hidalgo*, Harold Gámez, LOGYCA

Session E1. International Development, Poverty Alleviation and Food Security      

E1.1 The Diverse Roles of Community Health Workers: Cues for Technology Innovations
Danielle Trause*, Sarah Peterson, Nathan Doty, Alyssa Ligouri, Katelyn Holmes, Khanjan Mehta, Linda Kanzleiter, The Pennsylvania State University

E1.2 Pilot Results of a Telemedicine Social Franchise in Rural Kenya
Katelyn Holmes*, Stephen Suffian, Jeffrey Lackey, Khanjan Mehta, The Pennsylvania State University

E1.3 Remote Sensing Tools for Evaluating Poverty Alleviation Projects: A Case Study in Tanzania
Robert Morikawa*, Plant With Purpose

E1.4 Chinese Development Works Well In Africa
Choolwe Mandona Mandona*, University of Colorado Boulder

E1.5 From Polybius to Dadaab: Traumatic Urbanization in the Anthropocene
Matthew Jelacic*, University of Colorado

E1.6 No Really, (Crowd) Work is the Silver Bullet
Andrew Schriner*, University of Cincinnati;
Daniel Oerther, Missouri University of Science and Technology

E1.7 Utilizing Structural Equation Modeling in the Development of a Standardized Intervention Assessment Tool
Lee Voth-Gaeddert*, Daniel Oerther, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Session F1. Open Track: Water, Energy, Agriculture, Policy, Security, Education, …

F1.1 Community Based Empowerment
Frank Bergh*, Louis Woofenden, Scott Herr, Engineers Without Borders USA

F1.2 Off-Grid Solar Power for Humanitarian Action: From Emergency Communication to Refugee Camp Micro-grids
Joseph Franceschi*, INGOvation, Inc.;
Jaron Rothkop, ZeroBase Energy;
Gabriel Miller, New York University

F1.3 A Biochar-Producing, Dung-Burning Cookstove for Humanitarian Purposes
Cristian Birzer*, Paul Medwell, Greg MacFarlane, Matthew Read, Josh Wilkey, Matthew Higgins, Tomas West, The University of Adelaide

F1.4 A Solar Disinfection Water Treatment System for Remote Communities
Peter Kalt*, Cristian Birzer, Harrison Evans, Anthony Liew, Mark Padovan, Michael Watchman, The University of Adelaide

F1.5 Implementing Pico-Hydropower Sites in Rural Rwanda
Victoria Tersigni, Julie Ann Haldeman, Kevin Francfort*, Scott Gladstone, Dartmouth College

F1.6 Understanding Performance Variability of Highly Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems
Laura Kohler*, JoAnn Silverstein, University of Colorado Boulder

F1.7 Climate Change and Infrastructure Impacts: Comparing the Impacts on Roads in Ten Countries through 2100
Amy Schweikert, Paul Chinowsky, University of Colorado Boulder;
Xavier Espinet*, Institute of Climate and Civil Systems;
Michael Tarbert, University of Portland

F1.8 Reducing Climate Change Impacts by Integrating Social Vulnerability Analyses and Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Adaptation
Amy Schweikert*, Paul Chinowsky, University of Colorado Boulder

F1.9 Perception on Safety and Justice Related to Social Environment in Mainland China: A Survey
Yefeng Ma*, Tsinghua University;
Ying Gao, Peking University;
Hui Zhang, Tsinghua University;
Changqin Lu, Peking University;
Yi Liu, Tsinghua University

 Session D1. Emerging Technologies

D1.1 HAMPP: A Handheld Assistant for Military and Police Patrols for HA/DR Missions
Patrick Seipel*, Gurminder Singh, Arijit Das, Naval Postgraduate School

D1.2 Semantic Knowledge Management and Linked Data for Humanitarian Assistance
Timothy Clark*, Laura Cassani, Milcord

D1.3 Emerging Data Haven Technologies : Enabling Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief, Public Safety & Emergency Management
Madhusudan Raman*, Verizon Innovation Incubator

D1.4 Beating the Clock: How New Technology Can Improve Information Systems and Coordination in Crisis Situation
Cécilia Blaustein, Julien Alberganti, Mathias Altmann, Action Contre la Faim

D1.5 Utilizing Mobile Health Technology at the Bottom of the Pyramid
Sarah E. Oerther, Missouri EDGE;
Phalakshi Manjrekar, PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre;
Daniel B. Oerther*, Missouri University of Science and Technology

D1.6 Dootrips: a CO2-neutral Global Transportation System Based on Collaboration
Adrián Roselló, Jordi Ros*, Jordi Garcia, and BarcelonaTech University

D1.7 Preliminary Performance Assessment of TV White Spaces Technology for Broadband Communication in Malawi
Chomora Mikeka, Justice Stanley Mlatho, Martin Thodi, University of Malawi;
Jonathan Pinifolo, Dereck Kondwani, Lloyd Momba, Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority;
Marco Zennaro*, Andrés Arcia-Moret, Carlo Fonda, Ermanno Pietrosemoli, T/ICT4D Lab, ICTP, Trieste, Italy

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Session C2. Public Safety and Emergency Management

C2.1 Novel Situational Information in Mass Emergencies: What does Twitter Provide?
Haji Mohammad Saleema, Yishi Xua, Derek Ruths*, McGill University

C2.2 Effects of disaster characteristics on Twitter event signature
Haji Mohammad Saleema, Yishi Xua, Derek Ruths*, McGill University

C2.3 Cell Phones and Motor Vehicle Fatalities
Erich Muehlegger, Daniel Shoag*, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

C2.4 Sigmah – How an Information Management Perspective Can Influence the Adoption of a Quality Approach
Olivier Sarrat*, Véronique de Geoffroy, Fadoi Chaouki, Hugues Maury, Groupe URD, La Fontaine des Marins, France

C2.5 Dynamic-Spatial Vulnerability Assessments: A Methodical Review for Decision Support in Emergency Planning for Power Outages
Thomas Münzberg*, Marcus Wiens, Frank Schultmann, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

C2.6 Algorithm for Source Mobile Identification and Deactivation in SMS triggered Improvised Explosive Devices
Francis Idachaba*, Covenant University Ota. Ogun State Nigeria

C2.7 Fire Disaster Management in Trains Using a New Technique of Water Pipelines-First Aid Mechanism
Adil Usman*, Rahul Dutta, Arif Usman, Farzana Azmee, Divakar BP, Reva Institute of Technology and Management and Lucknow University, India

C2.8 Advancing Big Data for Humanitarian Needs
Samson Oluwaseun Fadiya*, Serdar Saydam, Girne American University, Turkey;
Vanduhe Vany Zira, Cyprus International University, Turkey

Session F2. Open Track: Water, Energy, Agriculture, Policy, Security, Education, …

F2.1 Public Private Not-for-Profit Partnerships
Erick F. Oechler Solana*, University of Colorado Boulder

F2.2 Sol-Char Sanitation System: Harnessing Solar Energy for Disinfecting Human Waste While Generating Biochar and Fertilizer
Ryan Mahoney*, Cori Oversby, Karl Linden, University of Colorado Boulder

F2.3 Portable Electrification using Biogas Systems
Calvin Cherry*, Michael Rios, Giri Venkataramanan, University of Wisconsin-Madison

F2.4 Community Development : The “EZ Heat” Solar Furnace Project
Aaron Brown*, Kaitlin Litchfield, Elisa Teipel, Leigh Gilmore, Michael Bauer, Metropolitan State University of Denver

F2.5 Quantitative Assessment of Appropriate Technology: A Decision Support Tool for Sustainable Community Development
A. Michael Bauer*, University of Colorado at Boulder;
Aaron Brown, Metropolitan State University of Denver

F2.6 Effect of Conservation Agriculture on Maize-Based Farming System in Mid-Hills of Nepal
Bikash Paudel*, Theodore J.K. Radovich, Catherine Chan-Halbrendt, Susan Crow, Jacqueline Halbrendt, University of Hawaii;
B.B. Tamang, Keshab Thapa, Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development, Nepal

F2.7 Importance of Interactive Small Group Discussions to Educate Community Health Workers
Laurel Paul, Grace Warkulwiz*, Abdalla Nassar, Khanjan Mehta, The Pennsylvania State University

F2.8 Airlines Industries within Global Supply Chains and its Strategic Impact on Energy Efficiency
Jaka Aminata*, Samuel Grandval, NIMEC-Université du Havre, France;
Abdelkader SBIHI, L’Axe Logistique Terre Mer Risque-Ecole de Management de Normandie