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Dr. Esther Obonyo

Associate Professor of Engineering Design and Architectural Engineering, Penn State
Director, Global Building Network
Dr. Obonyo is the Director of the Global Building Network, a partnership between the UNECE and Penn State. She is also an Associate Professor of Engineering Design and Architectural Engineering. She served as the Interim Director of the Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship Program in 2016 and was also Penn State’s Inaugural Global Faculty Fellow. Dr. Obonyo was a 2015/ 2016 Jefferson Science Fellow placed with the USAID Global Development Lab in DC. Between August 2004 and July 2015, she was a faculty member at the University of Florida. Dr. Obonyo has extensive industry experience, having worked as a Construction Engineer, Project Manager and Innovations Analyst in several engineering and construction companies in Kenya, the United Kingdom and the United States. Her work has been disseminated through over 100 journal papers, conference proceedings and presentations.

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Tuesday, November 17

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