Oregon State University
Our mission is to cultivate science and engineering-based solutions that provide access to basic human needs, enhance life quality, and advance the level of community resilience in the local and global community.
Adoption / Behavior Change, Carbon Finance, Health, Humanitarian/Emergency Response, Institutional Cooking, Lab or Field Testing, Marketing, Monitoring and Evaluation, Research, Standards, Technology and Fuel R&D
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Biomass (Ag. Residue, Processed Biomass, etc.), Charcoal, Coal, Crop residues, Electricity, Ethanol / Alcohol, Kerosene, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Natural Gas / Methane, Pellets / Briquettes, Solar, Wood
Clean Cooking Activities
Our research group develops new methods and standards for monitoring and evaluation, including protocol for testing usability of cookstoves and sensors for monitoring fuel use in households. We also explore the drivers and intentions for cookstoves and adoption, pairing engineering design with ethnographic methods. We seek to take a holistic approach to design and policy, applying systems level modeling and attention to social, economic, and environmental factors in addition to the technical aspects of household energy.
We partner with funding organizations, NGOs, and projects to conduct relevant and impactful research to help advance the global clean cooking sector.
Regions Operating In
Latin America and Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Based In
204 Rogers Hall
Corvallis, Oregon 97331
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Dr. Nordica MacCarty
Title: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 5417375927Request an Edit to This Profile