TRAVIS YATES

I am currently studying methods of research in emergencies; humanitarian aid and development; Water Sanitation and Hygiene Programming (WASH); impact of WASH programming on persons living with HIV/AIDS; evaluation of chlorine dispensers in emergencies; and the health impact of displaced populations.


EDUCATION

PhD Candidate, Environmental Health, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Tufts University

Master of Science, Applied Fluid Mechanics, Civil Engineering Department, Clemson University

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Clemson University


AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS & CERTIFICATIONS

NSF IGERT Fellowship in Water Diplomacy, Tufts University

Russell H. Brown Graduate Research Fellowship, Clemson University (2009)

Certified Engineer in Training (E.I.T)


skills

Management in cross cultural circumstances including 5 years in Afghanistan and Lebanon, donor and government liaison, proposal writing, project management, organizational strategic planning, and field research.


research needs

  • Developmental economics
  • Decision making under uncertainty
  • Public policy
  • Data analysis
  • Computer programming