Dr. Richard Fletcher, MIT D-Lab, Cambridge, MA

Dr. Rich Fletcher leads the mobile technology lab, develops a variety of mobile sensors, analytic tools, and diagnostic algorithms to study issues in global health and behaviour medicine. Rich has done field work in over a dozen developing countries and currently leads several research efforts in the area of global health, agriculture, environmental monitoring, behaviour medicine, and Mental Health. Rich has worked for over 20 years in the field of wireless sensors and RFID, including 5 years with the US Air Force and 15 years at the MIT Media Lab, producing over a dozen US patents and several spin-off companies. In the field of medicine, Rich Fletcher currently leads several research studies funded by NIH, the Billand melind Gates Foundation, USAID, Vodafone and the Tata Trust.