Important information for the presenters
  • Non students presenters are scheduled for 20 min, student’s presenters will have 25 min to present their work.
  • All the students’ papers will be judged for first, second and third price.
  • We ask you kindly to save your presentations as PPT, or PDF, and e-mail them to the attention of Ms. Alise Wang at
  • Also bring copy of your presentation at USB stick.

Day 2 : JUNE 1

Session 1: 830AM - 10AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Creating a Sustainable Humanitarian Engineering Program
(Paper ID: 1182)
By William Jordan (Baylor University)
8:55AM – 9:20AM
Minesweepers: Towards a Landmine-free World
(Paper ID: 1185)
By Alaa Khamis
9:20AM – 9:40AM
The positive impact promoted by the professional courses at high-school level: analysis of the experience at Una University Center
(Paper ID: 1097)
By Thelma Virginia Rodrigues (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais) , Ronnielli Chagas de Oliveira (University Center Una) , Gabriel Moura (University Center Una) , Juliceli Oliveira (University Center Una) , Tatiana Machado (Centro Universitário Una) , Irvinng Bronson Gonçalves Paiva (University Center Una)
9:40AM – 10AM
Process of designing a hydraulics laboratory in rural Kenya for a non-profit engineering student project
(Paper ID: 1129)
By Hassaan Idrees (Arizona State University)
Session 2: 830AM - 10AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Transforming dairy production and marketing: an essential step in ensuring food and nutritional security among smallholder farmers in rural Ethiopia
(Paper ID: 1086)
By Birhanu Megersa Lenjiso (Radboud University Nijmegen) , Jeroen Smits (Radboud University Nijmegen) , Ruerd Ruben (Wageningen University)
8:55AM – 9:20AM
Designing an Intelligent Classifier for Diagnostic Reasoning
(Paper ID: 1168)
By Hosein Marzi (St. Francis Xavier Univeristy) , Arash Marzi (University of Ottawa)
9:20AM – 9:40AM
SMS-based Smarter Agriculture Decision Support System for Yellow Corn Farmers in Isabela
(Paper ID: 1191)
By Rhia Trogo (IBM Philippines) , Jed Barry Ebardaloza (IBM Philippines) , Delfin Jay Sabido (IBM Philippines) , Gerry Bagtasa (University of the Philippines – IESM) , Edgardo Tongson (WWF-Philippines) , Orlando Balderama (Isabela State University)
9:40AM – 10AM
A Secured Healthcare Platform for Remote Health Monitoring Services
(Paper ID: 1195)
By Rajesh Kannan Megalingam (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University) , Vishnu Mahesh Kumar (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University) , sarathkumar k.s (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University)
Session 3 : 830AM - 10:05AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Using the Extreme Learning Machine (ELM) Technique for Heart Disease Diagnosis
(Paper ID: 1146)
By Salam Ismaeel (Ryerson University) , Ali Miri (Ryerson University) , Dharmendra Chourishi (Ryerson University)
8:55AM – 9:20AM
Technical Documentation in Global Community Service-Learning:
(Paper ID: 1165)
By Annette Berndt (University of British Columbia)
9:20AM -10:05AM
Empirical Comparative Study to Supervised Approaches for WSD problem: Survey
(Paper ID: 1131)
By Bushra Albayaty , Shashank Joshi (Bharati Vidyapeeth University)

Day 3 : JUNE 2

Session 4: 8:30AM - 9:35AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Resources Allocation in Emergency Response using an Interdependencies Simulation Environment
(Paper ID: 1118)
By Abdullah Alsubaie (The University of British Columbia)  Khaled Alutaibi (University of British Columbia) , and Jose Marti (University of British Columbia)
8:55AM – 9:15AM
Trends in ICT for Relief and Development: from Mobile Data Collection to Data Driven Decision Making
(Paper ID: 1197)
By Stephen Hellen (Catholic Relief Services)
9:15AM – 9:35AM
An integrated model for health monitoring of civil infrastructures using a sensor network
(Paper ID: 1202)
By Ron Church (Cistel) , Marcio Almeida , Piyush Singhal (Cistel) , Astryl Sequeira , Vineet Srivastava (Cistel)
9:35AM – 9:55AM
Supporting Pikangikum First Nation toward resilience through technologies for water and sanitation
(Paper ID: 1214)
By Irving Leblanc ( Pikangikum Working Group), Bob White (Ryerson University)
Session 5: 8:30AM - 9:55AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Feasibility Study for the development of mobile-based employment system for underprivileged communities
(Paper ID: 1114)
By Ali Zalzala (Community Tracks) , Abhimanyu Roy (Institute of Management Technology) , Vishal Shah (Institute of Management Technology)
8:55AM – 9:15AM
A Framework for Community Survey and Management Plan for Community-run Electrification Projects: Duli
(Paper ID: 1112)
By Pritpal Singh (Villanova University) , Mahmoud Kabalan (Villanova Univeristy) , Diane Tamir (Villanova University)
9:15AM – 9:35AM
Towards the Design of a Mobile Device Serving the Ecosystem Processes in a Slum Community
(Paper ID: 1115)
By Ali Zalzala (Community Tracks) , Alok Kumar (Institute of Management Technology)
9:35AM – 9:55AM
Medium Navy: A Trilateral Capability Building for HA/DR in Asia Pacific
(Paper ID: 1169)
By Serkan Tezgel (Turkish Naval War College)
Session 6: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Eastern Ontario Regional Network
(Paper ID: 1178)
By Laura Bradley (Eastern Ontario Regional Network)
8:55AM – 9:20AM
MBQ First Nation Fibre to the Home Project
(Paper ID: 1179)
By Laura Bradley (Actionable Intelligence inc.)
9:20AM – 9:40AM
Last Mile Wireless Internet in Rural Nicaragua
(Paper ID: 1102)
By Mauro Sanchirico (Villanova Univeristy)
9:40AM – 10AM
Green Cellular Networks with Renewable Energy Resources Using Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)
(Paper ID: 1126)
By Abdullah Aljanah (University of Ottawa) , Richard Yu (Carleton University) , Majed Alowaidi (University of Ottawa)

Day 4 : JUNE 3

Session 7: 8:30AM - 9:55AM
8:30AM – 8:50AM
(Paper ID: 1186)
By Jayakumar Jayaraj (Karunya University)
8:50AM – 9:15 AM
Holistic Masterplanning for Resilient Mini-Grids: a case study methodology analysis applied to rural communities in Palestine
(Paper ID: 1188)
By Maria Brucoli (Arup) , Miriam Ozanne (Arup)
9:15AM – 9:35AM
Technology, Values, and Sustainable Environment
(Paper ID: 1199)
By Matthew Weinberg
9:35AM – 9:55AM
Capacity analysis for renewable energy on marginalized land: A multinational policy comparison
(Paper ID: 1134)
By Thierry Spiess (Ryerson University)
Session 8: 8:30AM - 10:05AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Electrical Load Controller for Rural Micro-hydroelectric Systems using a Programmable Logic Controller
(Paper ID: 1109)
By Pritpal Singh (Villanova University) , Mahmoud Kabalan (Villanova Univeristy) , Diane Tamir (Villanova University)
8:55AM – 9:20AM
Open source photovoltaic system performance modeling with python
(Paper ID: 1113)
By Mahmoud Kabalan (Villanova University) , Nathan Charles (Villanova University)
9:20AM – 9:45AM
Modeling and Analysis of Partial shadings on Photovoltaic powered DC motor drive
(Paper ID: 1151)
By Nivedya Deljit
9:45AM – 10:05AM
The Effect of Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) and Ultrasoud (US) Technologies on the Extraction of Phycopiliproteins from Arthrospira Platensis
(Paper ID: 1157, 1206)
By Tanya Gachovska (Solantro Semiconductor)
Session 9: 8:30AM - 10:05AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Low-Cost Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robot for Deployment in Southeast Asia
(Paper ID: 1128)
By Garrett Clayton (Villanova University) , Michael Benson (Villanova University) , Matthew Fracchia (Villanova University) , Christopher Kennedy (Villanova University) , James Convery (Villanova University)
8:55AM – 9:20AM
Multipurpose Autonomous Robots To Aid In Disaster Relief Operations
(Paper ID: 1093)
By Mingrui Tong (University of Calgary) , Eva Xu (University of calgary) , Qian Wang (University of calgary) , Aileen Orr (University of calgary) , Tushar Sharma (University of calgary)
9:20AM – 9:45AM
Exploring the Citizen-Driven Response to Disaster in Cyberspace
(Paper ID: 1158)
By Jennie Phillips (University of Toronto)
9:45AM – 10:05AM
S&T at the security-humanitarian nexus: How and why Defence R&D Canada funded drugs against Ebola
(Paper ID: 1161)
By Simona Verga (DRDC CSS) , David Pederson (DRDC CSS)

Day 5 : JUNE 4

Session 10: 830AM - 10AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Intelligent AC Distribution Panel For Real-Time Load Analysis and Control in Small-Scale Power Grids with Distributed Generation
(Paper ID: 1154)
By Shahab Poshtkouhi (University of Toronto) , Ray Orr (Solantro Semiconductor) , David King Li (University of Toronto) , Ben Bacque (Solantro Semiconductor) , Olivier Trescases (University of Toronto)
8:55AM – 915AM
Solving the last mile problem for energy: Self-forming Nano-grids
(Paper ID: 1189)
By Ray Orr (Solantro Semiconductor) , Ben Bacque (Solantro Semiconductor)
9:15AM – 9:35AM
(Paper ID: 1198)
By Ray Orr (Solantro Semiconductor) , Tanya Gachovska (Solantro Semiconductor) , Nikolay Radimov (Solantro Semiconductor)
9:35AM – 10AM
Assessment of potential microgrid system comprising renewable energy in La Kasquita Community, Nicaragua
(Paper ID: 1176)
By Saul Nunez
Session 11: 830AM - 09:40AM
8:30AM – 8:55AM
Matrix System for the Management of Resources Allocation of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Felicio Rocho Hospital
(Paper ID: 1099)
By Thelma Virginia Rodrigues (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais) , Fabricio Coura (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais) , Nilson Figueiredo Filho (PUC Minas) , Rose Batalha (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais)
8:55AM – 9:20AM
SMART GUIDE CANINE: A Mobility Aid for Visually Impaired.
(Paper ID: 1196)
By Rajesh Kannan Megalingam (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University) , Don Mathew (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University) , NAGARJUNA BODDU (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University) , ABINASH P V M (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University) , PRASANNA TEJA (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University)
9:20AM – 9:40AM
Pre-Planting Pulsed Electric Field Treatment of Potato Tubers
(Paper ID: 1193)
By Tanya Gachovska (Solantro Semiconductor)