Affiliate - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Manu Prakash works in the areas organismic biophysics and biology and frugal science for global health. His research group has been involved in technological interventions in resource-poor settings, trying to tackle public health problems. Prakash and his fellow researchers do this by spending time in the field and testing their inventions from the lab all the way to end users. Prakash is the recipient of a 2016 MacArthur "genius" grant.
Selected Publications by this Author
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Join us in welcoming the inaugural group of fellows in the LInC (Leading Interdisciplinary Collaborations) program for Stanford faculty. Based at the Stanford Woods Institute, LInC is a fellowship program for outstanding environmental researchers.
By Woods Staff,
Discusses Manu Prakash's crowdsourced mosquito surveillance project.
By David Rowan,
Profile of Manu Prakash, a bio-engineer at Stanford who designs cheap tools that can make a big difference in the poorest parts of the world.
By Jane Wakefield,
Features research by Manu Prakash and colleagues on using cellphones for tracking mosquitoes and fighting disease.
By Ed Yong,