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Frugal Innovation Hub Staff

Meet the Staff Members of the Frugal Innovation Hub.

Dr Silvia Figueira

Director

Dr Silvia Figueira

Dr. Silvia Figueira is an Associate Professor of Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering, as well as Director of the Frugal Innovation Hub.  She creates and executes program strategy for FIH, and guides student projects to successful outcomes with clients.

Allan Baez Morales

Director of Programs and Partnerships

Allan Baez Morales

Allan focuses on the development of FIH signature programs with university, corporate and social enterprise partners to create opportunities for faculty and students to engage in the development and implementation of humanitarian technology solutions.

Abhilash Harish Srivathsa

Information & Communication Technologies Assistant

Abhilash Harish Srivathsa

Abhilash is pursuing his MS in Computer Science and Engineering. He enjoys working with technology and using it to solve humanitarian problems at the Frugal Innovation Hub. He primarily assists in software project management, development, and deployment.

Aanchal Rai

Information & Communication Technologies Assistant

Aanchal Rai

Aanchal is currently pursuing her Masters in Computer Science. She has always been passionate about giving back to the community through her work and enjoys contributing to humanitarian projects at the Frugal Innovation Hub. She assists the team on the technical front with website development and maintenance along with project management and coordination.

Frugal Innovation Hub Faculty Leads

Meet the School of Engineering and other SCU Faculty who make it all happen!

Dr. Hohyun Lee

Dr. Hohyun Lee

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Thermal Solutions Lab)

Dr. Shoba Krishnan

Dr. Shoba Krishnan

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (Community Based Projects)

Dr. Unyoung (Ashley) Kim

Dr. Unyoung (Ashley) Kim

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering (Global Health Lab)

Dr. Tokunbo Ogunfunmi

Dr. Tokunbo Ogunfunmi

Professor of Electrical Engineering (Signal Processing Research Lab)

Dr. Tonya Nilsson

Dr. Tonya Nilsson

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering

Prof. Navid Shaghaghi

Prof. Navid Shaghaghi

Lecturer and Researcher in Math & CS, Computer Engineering, and Bioengineering (EPIC Lab)

Dr. Laura Doyle

Dr. Laura Doyle

Lecturer in Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering and General Engineering Departments

Tony Restivo

Tony Restivo

Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Behnam Dezfouli

Behnam Dezfouli

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Director, SCU Internet of Things Research Lab (SIOTLAB)
Dr. Michele Parker

Dr. Michele Parker

Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Public Health

Key Partners

We thank our key partner organizations for their constant support to FIH’s work around the world

IEEE Logo TUHH Logo Engineering World Health Logo
Cisco Logo Xilinx logo
International Association of Jesuit Engineering Schools  Red Latinoamericana de Innovación Frugal  

 

Supporters and Collaborators

We thank our supporters, contributors and partner organizations for letting the FIH be part of their humanitarian work

Action for India Logo AFR Barometer Logo American India Foundation Logo Benetech Logo
Catholic Relief Services Logo  Clinicas del Azucar Logo Community Technology Alliance Logo Engineering for Change Logo
Engineers without Borders Logo  Nazava Logo Net Hope Logo
The Buturi Project Logo    
       
   Rose Academies Logo    
       
     

 

Contact Us

Email: fih@scu.edu

Santa Clara University
School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Sobrato Discovery, Bldg. 402
Research Lab No. - 4021

(408) 554-2334

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