Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith

Title and Credentials: 
PhD student in Environmental Engineering
Type: 
School: 
Engineering
Department: 
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Additional Information: 
Stanford University
Dan is an environmental engineer who worked extensively in the US, Latin America, and Africa before starting at Stanford. He is broadly interested in the economic and social aspects of expanding drinking water services in lower- and middle-income countries, particularly drinking water treatment at the community level. His work at Stanford has focused on the extent and determinants of willingness to pay for chlorinated water in Bangladesh and institutional systems that support water services in sub-Saharan Africa. He holds a BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Cornell University, an MSc in Water, Sanitation, and Health Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK, and and MS in Environmental Engineering from Stanford. He is a past Fulbright Scholar (Honduras), Rotary Global Grant Scholar (UK), and Tech Awards Laureate, and is currently a Stanford Graduate Fellow and National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow.