Global Engineering Program, Purdue University

Spotlights

This is a DRAFT schedule for the exposition (as of February 26, 2015). Mark your calendars and be sure to check back for the updated schedule.
The biggest cash donation in Purdue University’s history will fund initiatives designed to foster groundbreaking research, expand high-tech job growth throughout Indiana as well as nationally and globally, and enhance opportunities for students.
To develop and scale innovations to solve global development challenges
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.
Globalization, Agriculture and Environment - Callout: Wednesday, January 28 at 6:00pm ABE 301
Next week (Thursday Jan 29), Dr. Chad Jafvert is giving a talk at the Lafayette Brewing Company for "Science-on-Tap"
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.
"As you might have guessed from the title—if you’re a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien—my use of the phrase 'There and back again' refers to the subtitle of The Hobbit, Tolkien’s 1937 literary classic that has seen renewed interest due to the hugely successful movies based on his books about Middle Earth. So be forewarned, this might not be your typical Resource magazine article!..."

Read more of ABE Associate Professor John Lumke's incredible experiences in Africa in the May 2014 issue of Resource magazine!