Soheil Salimi living in Shiraz - Fars Province, Iran, founded Engineers Without Borders - Iran in 2012. Born in 1992, Soheil entered Fasa University in 2010 to study civil engineering. He achieved the Top Student of the Year Award in Civil Engineering in 2011. He recognized he also had natural organizational and management talents, and has established several associations. He plans to use his skills to improve the lives of others through infrastructure development, sustainable design and eradication of poverty in poor societies.
Recent news and developments
- December 2013: Engineers Without Borders - Iran (EWB-Iran) participated in "Research Week" (Dec. 14 - 20, 2013) at Fasa University, highlighting the importance of solar cookers. In this seminar they informed students and professors about the different types of solar cookers and their efficiency. The team included Soheil Salimi (Founder and Lecturer), Razieh Amini nezhad (Food Science and Technology student), Niloufar Nekueian (Mathematics student), and Fatemeh Rahimi (Mechanical engineering student). They tested two types of solar cookers. The Suntastic Panel Cooker, which raised the internal temperature of an empty 4-liter black pot with a clear glass lid to 150° C (302° F) in about 30 minutes, and 3 liters of water heated from 26° C (79°F) to pasteurization point, 70°C (158°F), in about 50 minutes. They also teseted the Dual-Setting Panel Cooker (DSPL), which has two different settings to better concentrate sunlight according to the sun altitude. More information can be seen at User blog:Soheil Salimi
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