Global Engineering Program, Purdue University

Are you ready to work across cultures? Take ENGR20100!

Are you ready to work across cultures? ENGR20100: Engineering in Global Context (3 credits) can prepare you for the global challenges you will face in your career.

ENGR20100 is open to ALL Purdue students, and counts as a core curriculum elective course in the STS category. Engineering students working toward Purdue's Global Engineering Minor are also required to take the course.

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Thank you Francesco Colasanti, you will be missed

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Francesco Colasanti. We are grateful that we had the opportunity to know Francesco, if only for a short time. His kindness will always be remembered..." Continue Reading

Café X with Professor Jay Gore: McMaster Engineering rises to the Global Energy Challenge

Engineers and non-engineers alike gathered on campus to explore a ‘hot’ topic on Thursday, March 27th with special guest, Dr. Jay P. Gore of Purdue University. As part of the Faculty’s Café X series, Purdue’s Reilly University Chair Professor in Mechanical Engineering shared his expertise and insights on “The Global Energy Grand Challenge” with Dean Ishwar Puri and a very attentive audience. Find out more here!

Two Global Design Teams are accepting applications for Fall 2014

Interested in working with High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) in Tanzania or designing potable water solutions in India? Find out more about the two new Global Design Teams accepting applications for the fall!

Global Engineering Design Symposium (GEDS) 2014

Purdue's Global Engineering Program (GEP) hosted the third annual Global Engineering Design Symposium (GEDS) on January 25, 2014. Through a series of presentations and interactive discussions, the symposium challenged participants to think about what it means to undertake participatory problem solving in developing contexts, including a thorough discussion of considering stakeholder needs and engaging with international partners.

More than a hundred Purdue students, faculty, and staff participated in the symposium, representing programs such as Global Design Teams, EPICS, and Engineers Without Borders...

Global Engineering in Action:

Chris Limiac, a MSc student of Prof. John Lumkes in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, is interning at the United Nations Human Settlements Program, Urban Basic Service Branch, Regional Offices, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: sign outside of the UN (Karibu means ‘Welcome!’ in Swahili) For more information about serving as a UN Intern contact the GEP or visit the UN link here.

Purdue looking at the Doha skyline

Bassel T. Daher completed his MSc in Engineering at ABE two years ago at Purdue. He is currently a researcher at Qatar Foundation in Doha, Qatar. Bassel continues to pursue his passion: global and public policy issues related to natural resource management and environmental sustainability.

Spotlights

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Francesco Colasanti. We are grateful that we had the opportunity to know Francesco, if only for a short time. His kindness will always be remembered..."
Students and staff of the Centro Educativo Olaya Heriera in the village of Nicanor Restrepo, Amag� Township in Colombia celebrate by drinking water from the slow sand filters installed by Civil Engineering Professor Chad T. Jafvert!
Engineers and non-engineers alike gathered on campus to explore a ‘hot’ topic on Thursday, March 27th with special guest, Dr. Jay P. Gore of Purdue University. As part of the Faculty’s Café X series, Purdue’s Reilly University Chair Professor in Mechanical Engineering shared his expertise and insights on “The Global Energy Grand Challenge” with Dean Ishwar Puri and a very attentive audience.
Purdue's Global Engineering Program (GEP) hosted the third annual Global Engineering Design Symposium (GEDS) on January 25, 2014. Through a series of presentations and interactive discussions, the symposium challenged participants to think about what it means to undertake participatory problem solving in developing contexts, including a thorough discussion of considering stakeholder needs and engaging with international partners.
Daher recently co-published in the Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering titled “Water, energy, and food: The Ultimate Nexus”. He was also recently invited to contribute with his study as a young scientist to the UN Global Sustainable Development Report.
Four GEP students will represent the College of Engineering and the Office of Global Affairs, interacting with the Global Affairs Strategic Advisory Council and campus visitors.
GEP Ambassadors traveled with the 2013 Purdue Engineering Expo to inform high school students and their parents about Purdue Engineering!
Don’t wait, register now! Brazil is the United States’ second largest trading partner in Latin America. Take PTGS and begin learning Portuguese!
It’s not too early to begin planning a Summer in Germany for 2014. The SUPER summer program at the University of Stuttgart is for engineering students in all disciplines and have completed 4 semesters in engineering. More details can be found by clicking here or by requesting an appointment with the GEP staff.
"The first day of the workshop keynote speakers presented four of the seven topics included in the work shop (Nanomedicine, Energy storage, Industrial applications, and Nanotechnology Education). On the second day of the event the other topics were presented (Energy Efficiency, Energy Conversion, and Advanced characterization) along with Nanomedicine..."