I2D Lab Exposition


I2D Lab Exposition


OPENING SESSION @Seng-Liang Wang Hall Lobby

  • 9:30-11:00am Poster session and exhibits
  • Research and development projects with engineering students and faculty
  • 10:45am Winning Posters Announced

KEYNOTE & PANEL DISCUSSIONS @Mackey Arena Spurgeon Room

Focus on engineering partnerships to address the Sustainable Development Goals

12:00-12:15 PM Opening

Dr. Leah Jamieson, Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering, Purdue University

12:15-1:00 PM Project Updates from I2D Lab Seed Grant Recipients

Recipients of 2015 and 2016 I2D Lab Seed Grants will provide rapid-fire presentations about their projects

1:00-1:45 PM Keynote Address: Engineering for Change. By Engineers. For Everyone.

Dr. Noha El-Ghobashy, President and CEO, Engineering for Change

1:45-3:00 PM Panel: Role of Engineering Innovation in Global Health*

Moderator: Dr. Marietta Harrison, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Deputy Director Discovery Park and Interim Director Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering


  • Robert Clay, Vice President for Global Health, Save the Children
  • Dr. Jacqueline Callihan Linnes, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
  • Dr. Patrick Loehrer, Director of the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, Professor of Oncology and Associate Dean for cancer research at the Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Dr. Katey Owen, Deputy Director for Vaccines Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • David Plater, Program Manager, AMPATH Research Network & Research Program Manager (North America), Regenstrief Institute, Inc.

3:00-3:45 PM Keynote address: Collaborating to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Michael Deal, President and CEO, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA)

3:45-5:-00 PM Panel: Role of Engineering Innovation in Food Security*

  • Moderator: Dr. Melba Crawford, Purdue Professor of Excellence in Earth Observation, Director of the Laboratory for Applications of Remote Sensing, and Associate Dean of Engineering for Research


  • Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, Distinguished Professor of Agronomy/2009 World Food Prize Laureate
  • Dr. Klein Ileleji, Associate Professor Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University
  • Dr. David Leege, Director, University Engagement and Research, Catholic Relief Services
  • Charlene McKoin, Senior Program Officer, Agricultural Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Dr. Alvaro Ocampo, Professor of Sustainable Tropical Production, Universidad de Los Llanos – Colombia

RECEPTION @Grissom Hall Atrium

6:00-8.00pm Open to faculty, staff, and students. Featuring cash bar and catered snacks

*Tweet questions for the panelist and speakers with #I2DExpo2016