You are here

Funding, Publications, and Presentations


  1. Battelle Endowment for Technology and Human Affairs: "Engineers for Community Service: Model Programs for the Development of a Profession" (K. Passino, PI, co-PIs are H. Walker, J. Merrill, and B. Lilly), 2005-2007.

  2. US Environmental Protection Agency (P3 Award: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet): "Development of a Sustainable and Appropriate Drinking Water System for Montana de Luz and Nueva Esperanza, Honduras", (H. Walker, PI, K. Passino and J. Merrill, co-PIs), July 1, 2006-June 30, 2007.

  3. General Motors Foundation: "Choluteca, Honduras, Aquaponics Project", Howard Greene, PI, 2012-2014.

  4. Battelle Engineering, Technology, and Human Affairs Endowment (BETHA), “Engineering, Technology, Human Affairs, and Social Justice: From Columbus to Colombia”, (K. Passino, PI, co-PIs, Betty Lise Anderson, John Clapp, Leslie Moore, Melissa Wilson), 2014-2016.

  5. Battelle Engineering, Technology, and Human Affairs Endowment (BETHA), "Sustainable Housing in Central America (Honduras)," (Howard Greene, PI; co-PIs: Judith Tansky and Mac Ware (Construction Systems Management)), 2014-2016.

  6. Mathworks Corp., donation of "SimEvents" for service project of studying logistics (people/product flow) in the Worthington Food Pantry.

  7. OSU Outreach and Engagement, Engagement Impact Grant, "Creation of the Central Ohio Community Technology Clinic," (K. Passino and J. Clapp)

Presentations and Publications:

  1. Roger Dzwonczyk, Chris Riha. Medical equipment donations in Haiti: Flaws in the donation process. Pan American J Public Health 2012;31(4):345-8.
  2. Bixler GD. Extreme User Centered Design: Methodology for Eliciting and Ranking Requirements in User-Centered New Product Development: Case Studies from Honduras and the Central African Republic. Proceedings of the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC). 201: 311 - 315.
  3. Presentations by students in the Honduras service-learning program, Choluteca, Honduras, click here.
  4. Roger Dzwonczyk, Ohio State Engineering Students and Faculty Form an Organization to Help People at Home and Abroad, The Bridge, The Magazine of Eta Kappa Nu, Autumn 2006.
  5. Son Ngo, presented a poster at the 2011 ADA conference at OSU on the ECOS Wheelchair ramp project run by Roger Dzwonczyk.
  6. Deep Shah, Purav Patel, Patrick Kudo, Aaron Steinberg, and William Herold, Feasibility of Rainwater Harvesting on Scott Laboratory, IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, San Jose Airport Garden Hotel, Oct. 20 - Oct. 23, San Jose, California, 2013.  Click here.
  7. Victoria Chen, Charisma Acey and Jesus J. Lara. 2012 “Sustainable Futures for Linden Village: A Model for Rehabilitation and Sustainable Development of Urban Neighborhoods”, 2nd International Conference for Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction. Fort Worth, TX November 7-9 2012.
  8. Greg Bixler, Joseph Campbell, Roger Dzwonczyk, Howard Greene, John Merrill, and Kevin M. Passno, "Humanitarian Engineering at The Ohio State University: Lessons Learned in Enriching Education While Helping People," Int. Journal of Service-Learning in Engineering: Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship, pp. 78-96, Fall 2014.
  9. Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto, Roger Dzwonczyk. Maximizing Service and Learning in an Engineering Service-Learning Program. 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, Seattle, WA. 
  10. Roger Dzwonczyk, Matthew Brockman, Daniel George, Nathan Hankins, Marissa McHugh, Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto. A Method of Powering a Nebulizer Manually Using Parts Locally Available in Honduras. 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, Seattle, WA.