Hardware to Save a Planet
Using Smart Fishing Nets to Sustain Biodiversity and Support Fishers with Dr. Jennifer Blain and Dr. Jesse Senko of ASU
December 22, 2022
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by two professors from ASU, Dr. Jennifer Blain Christen and Dr. Jesse Senko, to discuss an innovative solution for maintaining biodiversity in our oceans by using solar powered submersible LED lights to reduce fishing bycatch and protect endangered species like sea turtles and whales while supporting the business of fishers around the globe.
In this episode of Hardware to Save a Planet, Dylan is joined by two professors from ASU, Dr. Jennifer Blain Christen and Dr. Jesse Senko, to discuss an innovative solution for maintaining biodiversity in our oceans by using technology to reduce fishing bycatch and protect species like sea turtles and whales while supporting the business of fishers around the globe.

Dr. Jennifer Blain Christen is an associate professor of electrical engineering and the director of the Bioelectrical Systems and Technology Lab at ASU. Dr. Jesse Senko is an assistant research professor and Senior Sustainability Scientist at ASU. Their collaboration aims to maintain the oceans' biodiversity by reducing the impact of fishing bycatch. 

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