Georgia Van de Zande - PhD Student


Georgia Van de Zande

Contact

gdvdz [at] mit [dot] edu
Office 31-370

Project

Drip Irrigation

Research Interests

Georgia is a PhD student in MIT's GEAR Lab. As an undergraduate, she worked on GEAR Lab's water desalination team. For her master's degree, she researched mechanical engineering education. For her PhD, she has returned to focus on global engineering, focusing on drip irrigation and pump systems. Her research interests include user-centered design and product design.

Education

  • S.M Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015
  • Honors and Awards

  • USAID Desal Prize (2015)
  • Hobbies

    Ceramics, swimming, traveling, making plush toys