TUFF Armenia Wins JPC Presentation Competition

The TUFF Armenia was awarded JPC funding last year in order to conduct their research in Gyumri, Armenia last summer. On Friday, April 13th the team presented their work at the annual JPC Presentation Competition. All of the JPC project teams were presenting their work in front of a panel of three judges. There were nine other project teams, ranging from preventing youth leisure boredom in South Africa to assessing sustainable technological innovation in Guatemala. All of the project teams were very qualified and conducting fantastic projects. However, after all of the presentations were completed, the judges awarded the first place prize to the TUFF Armenia team! Congratulations to Leon Yac

New Executive Board Announced

Engineers Going Global is happy to announced that the new Executive Board has been chosen for 2018-2019. The format for selecting the new team was different this year in order to reflect the rescoping changes and movement to the incubator model. Instead of electing every position, only the President and Vice President were elected. Then, they helped conduct interviews to fill the remaining positions of Treasurer, Project Manager, Marketing Chair, and Outreach Chair. The following are the members of the newest Executive Board: President - Drew Boland, 3rd year, Civil Engineering Vice President - Nikhith Kalkunte, 3rd year, Biomedical Engineering Treasurer - Rachel Newman, 3rd year, Biomedical

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