On May 4th, 2022 SANDS member Alejandra Rodriguez Vega will be presenting our work A Study of Solar Cooking: Exploring Climate- Resilient Food Preparation and Opportunities for HCI at the international ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2022).
Drogon, the Thermal-Sensing Drone: Exploring Aerial Imagery as a Tool for Citizen Science Research
Meet Drogon—a custom-built DJI developer drone that has been outfitted with a high-resolution thermal camera to study microclimates in regions around Phoenix, Arizona.
Designing for Extreme Heat
In the wake of global climate change, our world is projected to experience more extreme heat waves over the next few decades. Phoenix, Arizona, where
Heat-sensing drone test flight
As part of our heat-themed research, we are planning to use a drone to get thermal data for parts of Arizona. Nambi has been working with the
Summer-long solar cooking study
Phoenix is one of the hottest cities on earth, with highs regularly reaching over 110F in the summer months. Climate projections suggest that many other
Are you interested in experimenting with solar cooking?
Join our paid ASU research study about using extreme heat! Our initial workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, May 18 at 5.30pm on the ASU Tempe