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For Good: Solving “Tuff” Problems

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Leon Yacoubian, Ph.D. Student, Convergent Behavioral Science Initiative

People become engineers because they have a passion for creating knowledge and technologies that serve society. UVA Engineering’s “For Good” series shares their voices.

Leon Yacoubian, a Ph.D. student with UVA’s Convergent Behavioral Science Initiative, is working to understand peoples’ needs in communities where disasters occurred so engineering solutions are thoughtful and helpful.

This article originally appeared in UVA Engineering on December 30, 2019.