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Cali, Colombia, 2017

Title: Humanitarian Engineering: Engineering for Sustainable Community Development

Location/Financial Support: Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, Cali, Colombia; Supported by Univ. Autónoma, Fulbright Specialist Scholar program (Colombia) and ICETEX.

Date and Time: June 15, 2017 (4 hours)

Based On: ENGR 5050 course, Spring 2017 and Book, Edition 3

Outline: 

Engineering for Sustainable Community Development:

  • Skills for Helping People
  • Community Development
  • Participatory Development
  • Teamwork and Project Management
  • Community Assessment
  • Project Selection
  • Humanitarian Technology
  • Participatory Technology Development
  • Assessment of Outcomes
  • Dissemination and Scale-up
  • Engineering Fieldwork

Click here for the slides for the short course.  About 20 attendees.

 

Talk, June 14: Humanitarian Engineering: Creating Technologies That Help People (1hr).  Click here for the slides.  About 50 attendees, simultaneous translation.