Spotlights

Global Engineering Competency: Definitions, Development, and Situational Assessment - Seminar
Posted: September 12, 2011
Amidst workforce diversification trends, the increasingly international character of industry and higher education, and rising concerns about national competitiveness and global "grand challenges," global competency is widely recognized as an imperative for a new generation of engineers who must be ready to work in a diverse, interconnected, and rapidly changing world.
 
Reflections on a Summer Abroad: Cambridge
Posted: September 12, 2011
Amanda Evans' reflects on her experience working for a consulting firm in Cambridge, UK.
DNA Double Helix plaque
Educating the Engineer of 2020 Workshop
Date: September 20, 2011
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - Prevention through Design: Designing a Safer Tomorrow through Engineering Today.
Engineer of 2020
GDT Update from Palestine
Posted: May 24, 2011
After initial meetings in Amman, Jordan the team has crossed into the West Bank and are now working in Ramallah and Tulkarem districts. Touring farmlands and meeting with stakeholders in preparation for Wednesday's workshop.
The Palestine Global Design Team
GDT Update from Lebanon
Posted: May 24, 2011
Sponsored by Aramex, and in partnership with the Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service (CCECS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB), the Global Engineering Program (GEP) at Purdue University is adopting a community development project in Sabra area in Beirut, Lebanon aiming to improve its livelihood conditions.
Man at Market
GDT Update from Bangang Cameroon
Posted: May 24, 2011
Things are going great and all the students are handling things extremely well.
Patrick Randsdell coloring with the kids.
Purdue at the International Cultural and Academic Meeting of Engineering Students
Posted: May 20, 2011
Jared Graham (ECE '12), Annah Biela (FYE '14) and Lindsay Moore (MDE '12) accompanied by Professor George Chiu, represented Purdue College of Engineering at the annual ICAMES (International Cultural and Academic Meeting of Engineering Students)
 Jared Graham (ECE '12), Annah Biela (FYE '14) and Lindsay Moore (MDE '12) accompanied by Professor George Chiu
Purdue students design hydropower system for African village
Posted: May 6, 2011
A team of Purdue University undergraduate students has won a $75,000 national competition to help officials build a small hydropower system to provide electricity for vital services, homes and schools in a village in Cameroon, Africa.
 Purdue students win $75,000 competition
GEP Winter 2011 Newsletter published
Posted: February 22, 2011
New director, staff and programs are discussed in the latest GEP newsletter.
Globe in hands
Kenya water project adjusts professor's focus
Posted: October 6, 2010
As an environmental engineer, Ernest "Chip" Blatchley has spent his career thinking about water. A year ago, following a trip to Kenya, he expanded his thinking on a global scale, and has since been on a quest to find ways to deliver safe drinking water where it is most needed.
Ernest Blatchley works with GEP students

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