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Blum Center for Developing Economies
The University of California, Berkeley
Blum Hall, #5570
Berkeley, CA 94720-5570

Head Faculty Advisor:

Prof. Kara L. Nelson 
Blum Chancellor’s Chair in Development Engineering
Chair, Development Engineering Graduate Group
Program Leader, Environmental Engineering Graduate Program
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, U.C. Berkeley
 

Program Director:
Yael Perez, PhD, Director of DevEng Programs

Academic and Prospective Students Advising 
Valerie Moss, Program Manager & Student Advisor
Chetan Chowdhry, Director of Student Programs
Yael Perez, Ph.D., Director of DevEng Programs

Career and Professional Development Guidance:

Adrianne Johnson, Career Development Manager

Academic Advising Committee:

  • Prof. Anil Aswani 
  • Prof. Paolo D’Odorico
  • Dr. Khalid Khadir 
  • Prof. Laura H. Kwong, 
  • Dr. Yael Valerie Perez
  • Prof. Amy Pickering

Curricula and admission Committee

  • Prof. Anil Aswani
  • Prof. Dan Fletcher
  • Prof. Kara Nelson
  • Dr. Yael Valerie Perez
  • Prof. Amy Pickering 
  • Prof. Matthew Potts

Internships:
Adrianne Johnson, Career Development Manager
Chetan Chowdhry, Director of Student Programs
Maryanne McCormick, Executive Director

Communications:
Sam Goldman, Communication and Administrative Officer

Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem:
Phillip Denny, Director, Big Ideas Contest




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