Computer Engineering Professor at Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois, US / Native Hawaiian
🎓 Ph.D, Computer Science, Clemson University
B.S., Computer Science, Clemson University Honors College
😁 Josiah started off building games in his spare time, then started building battery-free game consoles to inspire others to think radically about responses to climate change.
Josiah builds new types of devices that harvest energy from the natural environment. Computer science is transforming sustainable energy!
ABOUT HIS WORK
Josiah is inspired by his Native Hawaiian (Kanaka maoli) heritage and background. He builds new types of computing devices that are sustainable, battery-free, and energy harvesting, that support health care, conservation, and infrastructure monitoring.
WATCH & DISCUSS
Watch: This Battery-Free Game Boy Will Spark the Next Gaming Revolution
Ongoing Research Projects
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