Director, Humanitarian & Development Solutions Initiative (HDSI)
University of Adelaide
Dr Cris Birzer is a Chartered Professional Engineer and academic at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He is currently the Director of the Humanitarian and Development Solutions Initiative (HDSI), the lead academic for Humanitarian Engineering, and teaches in fields of sustainable engineering and renewable energy. Previously, Cris has worked in UN and regional missions in ICT roles in East Timor, Solomon Islands and Nepal.