Lonny Grafman

Lonny Grafman is an Instructor of Environmental Resources Engineering and Appropriate Technology at Humboldt State University; the co-founder of a summer abroad, full immersion, Spanish language and appropriate technology program in Mexico; the advisor for the Waterpod and the Campus Center for Appropriate Technology; the Executive Editor of the International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering; and the Founder and President of the Appropedia Foundation, sharing knowledge to build rich, sustainable lives. Lonny has taught courses at universities in three countries and facilitated interactive workshops in many locations. He has worked, and led teams, on hundreds of domestic and international projects across a broad spectrum of sustainability, from solar power to earthen construction, micro-hydro power and rainwater catchment. Throughout all of these technology projects, he has found the most vital component to be community.