Students from the Colleges of Engineering, Health and Human Sciences, Pharmacy, and Technology spent Spring Break 2015 studying Engineering and Public Health in the Service Sector with engineering students from La Sapienza in Rome, Italy.
In celebration of the accomplishments Purdue engineering students and faculty have made in tackling international development challenges and to inspire greater achievements in this field, the I2D Lab Exposition was hosted on Friday, March 27.
To develop and scale innovations to solve global development challenges
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Over the past year, a team of Purdue students has been working in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) to design a sand dam to provide water to the village of Endallah, Tanzania for agricultural and domestic purposes.
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Purdue agricultural and biological engineering graduate student David Wilson pitches his Practical Utility Platform vehicle, or PUP, for sub-Saharan Africa farmers at the Student Innovation Marketplace during TechCon. Wilson, along with Purdue team partner and fellow graduate student Jeremy Robison, finished second overall at the event.
Professor Raman joined Purdue University in 2000 as an Assistant Professor following a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley (1999), an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University (1993), and a B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1991). He was promoted to Associate Professor (2005), full Professor (2009) and named the Robert V. Adams Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue (2013) and now will also serve as the director of the Global Engineering Programs at Purdue.