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Baker Visits Africa as Part of Team Effort to Improve Electricity Systems and Access

Erin Baker (center) and associates

Erin Baker (c) & associates

Erin Baker, associate dean at the College of Engineering and a professor in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, recently visited colleagues from the University of Ghana and University of Cape Town as part of a World University Network grant, which established the Sustainable Energy-Access Network for Africa. Baker made the visits with Nate Whitaker, a professor of mathematics at UMass Amherst, as part of a team effort to boost access to electricity systems Africa-wide.

See UMass News Office story » (January 2020)