Ken Pickar
Visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering

California Institute of Technology
208 Gates-Thomas, Mail Code 104-44
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-4185


E/MedE/ME 105

Background Materials

E/ME 103

Useful Links




E/ME 105: Product Design for the Developing World

Background Materials

Social Entreprenurship

  • How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, by David Bornstein, 2004
    Cases of Ashoka fellows and what they're doing. An interesting read.

  • Bornstein D., "How to change the world: social entrepreneurship and the power of new ideas" Oxford University Press, New York. US, 2007 (also author of The price of a dream: the story of the Grameen Bank)

  • Hazeltine, B., and C. Bull. 1999. Appropriate Technology: Tools, Choices and Implications. San Diego, Calif.: Academic Press.

  • Hazeltine, B., Durrani, A., Amadei, B., French J., Integrating Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship in Technology Education, NCIIA