Engineers Without Borders - USA -- Chemical Engineers Can Make an Impact in the Developing World
- Type: Archived Webinar
- Level: Intermediate
- PDHs: 0.00
Engineers Without Borders - USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide through the design and implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while fostering responsible leadership. In just 8 years, this humanitarian organization has grown to include 10,000 engineers and engineering students working on several hundred projects around the world. Now AIChE and Engineers Without Borders - USA are collaborating to further engage chemical engineers in this mission to meet the basic human needs in the developing world. With our knowledge and experience, there are many roles we can take to support these efforts: technical design, technical review, organizational leadership, project management, cultural assessment, language skills, and student mentorship. Learn about the EWB-USA mission, working model, success stories and opportunities for participation.
John Cirucci is the Chief Engineer of the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions and a Research Professor in the Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State Univ. Prior to joining Arizona State, he had a long industry career in various engineering and R&D leadership roles at Air Products and in private practice. He holds a BS and MS in chemical engineering from Penn State and Lehigh Univ., respectively, but has learned the most from working with many remarkable people.
John has served AIChE in numerous roles. He is a Trustee of the AIChE Foundation, and served as a Board Director (...Read more
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