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1 Engineers Without Borders Students – Aalborg Activities and Perspectives Northern Denmark University College March 25, 2010 Northern Denmark University College March 25, 2010 David Christensen Chairman, EWB-Students Aalborg Research Fellow, Department of Development and Planning Aalborg University

2 Student-related activities are carried out at EWB-Students chapters at four locations in Denmark: Copenhagen (Technical University of Denmark) Aalborg (Aalborg University) Århus (Engineering College of Århus) Odense (University of Southern Denmark) Who we are and who we want to be: Research and teaching staff Students (PhD, M.Sc., Bachelor) Related to all fields, technical and non- technical

3 Bestyrelse Formand og 6 medlemmer 1 suppleant Sekretariat Christina Hennings IUG Students Danny El Dakak DTU AAU IHA SDU Projektudvikling Steen Clausen Projekt indentifikation EWB International Projektformulering Økonomi, bemanding og implementering Beredskab Gill Price Driftsorganisation Kommunikation Nanja Hedal Præsentationer, Layout, Artikler, Hjemmeside, Nyhedsbreve IT Adam Jensen Udvikling af hjemmeside Økonomi og Bogføring Merete Them Kjølholm Projektstøtte, Aftaler og HR Medlemsadministration Anders Hedelund

4 The EWB-Denmark Students Aalborg Board David Christensen Research Assistant (Environmental Management), AAU Nicola Marchetti Post Doc (ICT), AAU Martin Vandborg Building Technician Mathias Boysen Student (Health Technology) AAU Thomas Nørgaard Nielsen Ph.D. Student (Health Technology) AAU Jens Myrup Pedersen Associate Professor (ICT), AAU We Need More Students! General Assembly to be Held Soon! New board to be constituted If interested in participating, please send to

5 Mission Statement To give students the opportunity contribute with their engineering skills in humanitarian and development assistance. To expand their professional competences To facilitate cooperation between students, aid organizations and companies To disseminate knowledge about Engineers Without Borders to strengthen it’s activities, and To promote education activities relating to humanitarian and development engineering assistance at higher education institutes. Events Seminars, workshops, etc. Outreach Companies, NGO’s Student internships At home or abroad Project assistance Full or ad-hoc supervision Social activities The fun stuff

6 Projects Past Biogass energy supply for Masanga Hospital, Sierra Leone Rehabilitation of solar thermal system, Machabeng Government Hospital, Lesotho Sustainable construction materials for low- income housing, India Remote sensing and digital mapping of water resources for refugee camp planning, Kenya Current Rural electrification of Bedouin villages in the West Bank of the Palestine Future New engineering fields (industrial design engineering, global business engineering) UCN Northern Jutland projects, e.g. Technology and Business studies students? Find our previous student project reports on River Research Webshelf:

7 Thank you! Project suggestions & collaboration proposals very welcome, please Thank you! Project suggestions & collaboration proposals very welcome, please


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