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Susan  Murcott

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Susan Murcott is an environmental engineer and lecturer in D-Lab where, for the past 12 years, she has been teaching “D-Lab-Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Environmental Innovations for the Common Good” (EC.715/11.474J) and in 2016, is newly teaching “D-Lab: Water and Climate Change” (EC.S08/EC.S12). She has worked in and led MIT student teams to over 25 countries spanning five continents. In 2014-2015, she led the water filter evaluation of the Comprehensive Initiative for Technology Evaluation (CITE), a 5-year USAID-funded project, to evaluate technologies for the poor. From 2005 to the present, she founded and helped establish the non-profit organization, Pure Home Water, with Ghanaian partners, which has built a ceramic pot filter factory to provide safe drinking water in northern Ghana. From 2002 to the present, she has been the principal investigator of a team, in partnership with the Environment and Public Health Organization in Kathmandu, Nepal, that invented and has widely disseminated the KanchanTM Arsenic Filter, as well as being involved in MIT-funded emergency relief following the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Murcott is the author of over 50 professional papers as well as the book Arsenic in the World: an International Sourcebook (IWA, 2012) http://www.iwapublishing.com/books/9781780400389/arsenic-contamination-world. Her current focus is water and climate change.

For videos of Murcott’s work, see: http://globalwater.mit.edu/videos

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Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 17, 2017
Game-Changer Direct Measure of GHG Emissions Take Tamale Ghana to Zero CarbonAug 4, 2016
Game-Changer Direct Measure of GHG Emissions Take Tamale Ghana to Zero CarbonMay 21, 2016

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Game-Changer Direct Measure of GHG Emissions Take Tamale Ghana to Zero CarbonMay 23, 2016
Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 29, 2017

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Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemFeb 10, 2017
Susan Murcott is supporting proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 29, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 29, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 29, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 29, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 24, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 22, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 22, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 22, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 20, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 20, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 19, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 19, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 19, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 19, 2017
Susan Murcott updated a proposal Planetary Emissions Early Warning & Financial Management (Insurance) SystemJan 18, 2017
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