McCormick to Offer New MS in Global and Ecological Health Engineering

May 25, 2010. McCormick students will soon have another graduate degree option: an MS in Global and Ecological Health Engineering

The new program, which recently received three years of funding from the National Science Foundation, will allow students to focus on the innovative design of medical devices for underserved populations throughout the world, including poor communities in the United States.

“McCormick is continually searching for innovative opportunities for our students,” says Julio M. Ottino, dean of the McCormick School. “This program has resulted from our strong partnerships with universities and healthcare facilities in Africa, Central America, and around the world. Students in this program will have considerable experience and a unique set of tools and experiences that will allow them to address today’s global challenges.” Read on...