Purdue Engineering Visit Launches "New Chapter" of Colombia Collaboration

October 31, 2019

A four-city visit to Colombia by a top-level Purdue Engineering delegation strengthened the long-standing and growing strategic partnership between the Purdue College of Engineering and Colombia’s people and institutions. From Oct. 20-23, Mung Chiang, the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering, and Purdue colleagues hosted 12 events that enabled them to broaden and deepen relationships with hundreds of university, government, corporate and philanthropy leaders and students, alumni and friends.

 Purdue Engineering Visit Launches "New Chapter" of Colombia Collaboration

Colombia Maymester Summer 2019 Call-out!

Purdue University, Universidad de Caldas and Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira partnered to offer this international and multi-disciplinary short course focusing on food security and resources. Call-out flyer >>

New study about the peace agreement and Colombia's environment

In a recent study, a team lead by a Colombian Purdue alumn looked at the environmental future of Colombia and the potential impacts of the signed peace agreement. Read Purdue News release >>

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Professor Foster was invited to participate in the international and multidisciplinary workshop "Bioeconomy: potential for development, innovation and economic growth in Colombia" that took place in the city of Medellin on March 22-23, 2018. Read more (Spanish)>>

Two Colombian universities win prestigious grant in collaboration with Purdue

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