Research

Thesis plan [Phase 1]

Thesis area: Emergency, water ways, rainy days. This is a very broad topic and there are so many directions, that I can take.

Goal for phase 1: To do much more secondary research on my thesis idea and hope to narrow down my topic y 10%

October 04-11

  1. Research more on other cities and countries

  2. How they deal with floods: Holland and Colombia

  3. What NYC is doing for preparedness: Download app and visit website

  4. Get some ideas from the research: Mock up and sketches

Objectives

  1. Gather more information on FEMA process, UNICEF, Red cross.

  2. Contact people in the emergency and crisis management to understand their day-to-day and during a disaster

  3. Find people on LinkedIn and contact them

  4. Join Emergency LinkedIn groups

  5. Join Facebook groups on Emergency services and post on the walls

  6. Create a list of people who get affected by a disaster

  7. What is currently out there to help _____________

  8. Who is my audience?

  9. How do___________survive a flood?

  10. Research on cities and rising sea level

  11. Join Team Rubicon

(more to include)

October 4th

  1. Join Team Rubicon

  2. Find people on LinkedIn and contact them

  3. Join Emergency LinkedIn groups

  4. Join Facebook groups on Emergency services and post on the walls

  5. Create a list of people who get affected by a disaster