Heavily-viewed 2005 lecture features guest speaker Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google
Four projects share $22,500 in prize money
Initiatives provide real-time information to regions with intermittent and unreliable water, gather and analyze geospatial information using an innovative new "smart paper", and protect mothers and newborns using solar power.
Tapan Parikh
Research addresses the challenges of small-scale farmers in rural India, by providing relevant and timely agricultural information over the phone.
Heather Ford
Student Heather Ford will be working with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, analyzing technology policy approaches around the world.
Anno Saxenian
The Economist brings together senior executives, leading thinkers, and global innovators to expand or overturn established thinking about what innovation is, where it comes from, and how to make it work.
Christo Sims
The fellowship, established in the memory of the late I School professor, will support Sims' dissertation research on social differences in the ways youth use new media.
Fourteen faculty, students, and scholars from the School of Information will present their research at this year's CHI conference in Atlanta, Georgia.