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March 26, 2019

Takayuki Miyauchi: Third year AAE Student in the GEARE program

Takayuki Miyauchi is a third year AAE student participating in the GEARE program. He is bilingual in English and Japanese and working on his third language; Germany. Taka is currently setting the GEARE program record for most international experience prior to graduation. By the time of graduation in May of 2020, Taka will have spent 24 months abroad. His experiences include a 3 month research internship at the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany, where he conducted and analyzed flow simulations using RANS numerical approach.
March 26, 2019

LEAP Shanghai 2019 Photo Gallery

In early January 2019, 20 junior-year boilermakers from the Schools of ME, IE, and ECE took a giant leap forward, flying to Shanghai for their semester abroad program LEAP-SJTU. Highlight moments below demonstrates why Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) has become and remained the most popular foreign destinations for Purdue engineering students to study abroad.
March 26, 2019

I2D Exposition - Shah Family Global Innovation Lab

Each year, the Shah Family Global Innovation Lab hosts the Innovation for International Development (I2D) Exposition at Purdue University. This event highlights Purdue's incredible engineering innovations focused on addressing the Sustainable Development Goals. Additionally, the expo offers a chance for students, faculty, and staff to connect with international development professionals and partner organizations.
October 18, 2018

Purdue University GEARE Program in Mexico

The Purdue GEARE program is the most comprehensive global engineering training program in the U.S. Through GEARE, Purdue Engineering students enhance their ability in a foreign language, study abroad, complete global design team projects, improve their intercultural competency through focused seminar courses, and gain work experience through domestic and global work experiences.
October 18, 2018

An Early STEP Forward for Pre-freshmen Engineering Students

This past summer, 21 rising Purdue freshman spent two weeks in China under the Short Term Engineering Program Abroad (STEP-Abroad), a collaboration this year between the school of Engineering Education and the office of Global Engineering Programs and Partnerships (GEP2).
October 18, 2018

Engineering Projects Transform Kenyan Street Youths, Help Communities

Thanks to two related I2D Lab projects, former street youths in rural Kenya are preparing for professional careers and area communities are gaining economic boosts. Teams lead by Jennifer DeBoer, PhD, assistant professor of engineering education and (by courtesy) mechanical engineering, and John Lumkes, PhD, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, are collaborating to bring engineering principles, techniques and tools to the Tumaini Innovation Center in the Kenyan city of Eldoret. The surrounding region also is benefiting, and expansion plans are underway.
October 18, 2018

ME's Global Engineer Reshma Sudhesh Shares her SURGE-UNIANDES Experience

Mechanical Engineering senior Reshma Sudhesh participated on GEP2’s first cohort of Summer Undergraduate Research in Global in Engineering (SURGE)-Uniandes, a brand new summer research program with one of our key university partners in Colombia, Universidad de los Andes. Read what she shared with us about her experience below.
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