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        Career Spotlight: Research Scientist and Mechanical Engineer | QUEST

        Learn how a career in mechanical engineering can help save lives through cleaner burning cookstoves. Vi Rapp saves lives through engineering. She is a research scientist and mechanical engineer at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory who designs clean, efficient, wood-burning cookstoves for communities around the world.

        The new e-book, Engineering Is Saving the World with Cookstoves, tells the story of the need for a new design for cookstoves in Darfur and how researchers have worked to make that happen. Videos, animations and interactive graphics explain the design process, and provide a deep dive into science concepts, like combustion. This video is part of the e-book.

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