Download Now: Designing an Effective Conservation Technology Enclosure

In this limited content series from Ashley Rosen, you'll explore best practices for designing enclosures for communication network equipment, and learn how airflow and temperatures inform effective enclosure design.

Today, we're sharing the conclusion of Ashley's series: a thoroughly researched best practices booklet exploring Ashley's work to design an effective conservation tech enclosure based on the lessons learned by enclosure experts.

Download Ashley's booklet and explore the full Enclosure Experts series below.

Date published: 2021/09/24

Designing an Effective Conservation Technology Enclosure

Download the PDF booklet below to read about Ashley's experiences designing an effective enclosure based on her own analysis as well as guidance shared by three experts in the field, including best practices and lessons learned regarding issues like airflow, overheating, and environmental factors to consider.

This project was a collaboration between Ashley Rosen, astudent at the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering, and the WWF-US Wildlife Crime Technology Project.

Download Now: Designing an Effective Conservation Technology Enclosure

Explore the Enclosure Experts Series

Ashley Rosen’s interviews with all three experts who assisted with the creation of this guide can be found on WILDLABS at the following links:

Enclosure Expert Interview: Eric Becker

Enclosure Expert Interview: Tim van Dam

Enclosure Expert Interview: Juan Swart

Enclosure Experts Author: Ashley Rosen


Ashley Rosen is a senior at the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering, pursuing  a B.S.E in Mechanical Engineering with a Certificate in Energy and the Environment. She has worked for Peloton as a Hardware Intern and World Wildlife Fund as a Conservation Technology Intern. She is heavily involved in environmental spaces at Duke and serves as the President of Duke’s Undergraduate Environmental Union. She mentors middle school and high school girls interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) through Duke FEMMES+ and is a member of an  interdisciplinary engineering team working to develop a low-cost model for the diagnosis of postpartum hemorrhaging. 

She is passionate about finding engineering solutions to challenges within the field of wildlife conservation and looks forward to using her engineering degree to have a positive impact.


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