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Pasto, Colombia, 2017

Title: Humanitarian Engineering: Engineering for Sustainable Community Development

Location/Financial Support: Universidad de Nariño, Pasto, Colombia; supported by Univ. de Nariño and Fulbright Specialist Scholar program (Colombia) and ICETEX.

Date and Time: June 19, 2017 (4 hours)

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


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.  Number of attendees, about 80. Simultaneous translation.


Talk, June 20: Humanitarian Engineering: Creating Technologies That Help People (1 hr).  Click here for the slides. Number of attendees was 41. Simultaneous translation.