Dave Irvine-Halliday

2002 Laureate, Applied Technology
Canada, Born 1942

dave@lutw.org

Solar-charged LEDs brighten lives

March 11, 2013

Dave Irvine-Halliday has lit up the lives of over 700,000 people. Seeing children struggling to read in a gloomy Nepalese classroom 15 years ago brought starkly home to the Canadian electrical engineer the disadvantages suffered by 1.4 billion people who have no electric lighting. He resolved to...

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Illuminating lives in Papua New Guinea

September 24, 2009

When 2002 Laureate, Canadian Dave Irvine-Halliday, a University of Calgary professor and photonics specialist, came up with the concept for the Light Up The World (LUTW) 10 years ago, he never thought that his project to bring lighting to remote regions of the world would have such a...

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