Stony Brook University Partnership

Engineering Departments

Ranomafana, Madagascar


What we did

BeLocal partnered with Stony Brook University Engineering students to validate a crowdsourced model of innovation. The engineering students designed solutions to some of Madagascars current challenges. Below are some of the designs that BeLocal is currently piloting in Madagascar.

Names (left to right): Brent Schiller, Sunny Cheng, Sean Peters, Johnny Donza, Timothy Hart, Michael Downey, Robert Myrick, Leila Esmailzada, David Westerfeld, Mickie Nagel

Names (left to right): Brent Schiller, Sunny Cheng, Sean Peters, Johnny Donza, Timothy Hart, Michael Downey, Robert Myrick, Leila Esmailzada, David Westerfeld, Mickie Nagel

The DaVinci Bridge

Made with local bamboo to ensure sustainability. Working together with Malagasy teams to find sustainable innovations and solutions.

 
Manuela Corcho, Johnny Donza, Luke Papazian, Yuxin Xia, Professor Hal Walker

Manuela Corcho, Johnny Donza, Luke Papazian, Yuxin Xia, Professor Hal Walker

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Stony brook senior prototypes

Emergency Bridge   Sunny Cheng, Boyu Qian, Sean Peters, Dylan Tracy

Emergency Bridge

Sunny Cheng, Boyu Qian, Sean Peters, Dylan Tracy

Rice Thresher   Taylor Campbell, Kelsey Price, Ranko Liang, Raphael Termat

Rice Thresher

Taylor Campbell, Kelsey Price, Ranko Liang, Raphael Termat

Briquette Mechanism   Michael Downey, Robert Michael, Adam Smith, Arie Spiel

Briquette Mechanism

Michael Downey, Robert Michael, Adam Smith, Arie Spiel

Off-Road Transportation   Dong-Jun Kim, Young Ho Chu, Seug Hyeon Bang

Off-Road Transportation

Dong-Jun Kim, Young Ho Chu, Seug Hyeon Bang

Improved Rice Storage   Mark Anthony Hristu, Byeong Joon Bae, Eunjiae Roh, Haonan Ma

Improved Rice Storage

Mark Anthony Hristu, Byeong Joon Bae, Eunjiae Roh, Haonan Ma

River Bridge   Angel Carvajal, Alexander Kanarian, Christian Tufaro, John Plavnicky, Ethan Ryan

River Bridge

Angel Carvajal, Alexander Kanarian, Christian Tufaro, John Plavnicky, Ethan Ryan

Mosquito Trap   Akeino Bryan, Jaspreet Kaur, Jerry Thomas, Bruce Vertees

Mosquito Trap

Akeino Bryan, Jaspreet Kaur, Jerry Thomas, Bruce Vertees

Thresher Machine for Rice Harvesting   Eric Chan, Terrence Granger, Patrick Gutt, Robert Myrick

Thresher Machine for Rice Harvesting

Eric Chan, Terrence Granger, Patrick Gutt, Robert Myrick

Off Road Transportation   Jian Cheng Hu, Baoyi Li, Fnu Karma Norbu, Olusegun Oladeru

Off Road Transportation

Jian Cheng Hu, Baoyi Li, Fnu Karma Norbu, Olusegun Oladeru