Chanakya Mehta

Chanakya Mehta is a Master's student in the Electrical Engineering Department at Penn State, with a focus on systems thinking, high-tech system integration and social entrepreneurship. He completed his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 2008 with a minor in Engineering Leadership. He is the technology lead on a cell-phone-based social networking and trust-building system designed for the East-African context, called WishVast. He has worked on several engineering and social entrepreneurship ventures in Morocco, Hungary, Kenya and Tanzania. Chanakya has also been involved with the development of a Bachelor's of Education in Science program in partnership with the Makumira University College in Arusha, Tanzania. He is currently working on the development of the E-Spot model.