OSU Humanitarian Engineering Center (Passino, founding Director, served as Director from June 2014 to May 2018), click here.
Kevin M. Passino, Humanitarian Engineering: Advancing Technology for Sustainable Development, 3rd Edition, Bede Pub., Columbus, OH, 2016. Click here for a free download.
Humanitarian Engineering (ENGR 5050) in OSU College of Engineering (first offered Spring 2014, offered annually). On line videos of lectures, slides, etc. available at this web site. Also, videos of Spring 2015 lectures are at iTunesU and YouTube.
Computational Humanitarianism (ECE 5550) in OSU Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Short courses based on these two courses.
Anti-Poverty Technology (ARTSSCI 1138-22), Freshman Seminar
Service Learning Courses: (1) ENGR 4692.01S-0040 OSU-Colombia Collaboration, Spring 2015; (2) ENGR 4692.01S-0060 Colaboración Guatemala, Spring 2015
"Early participant" in the IEEE/United Nations Humanitarian Technology Network / Humanitarian Technology Challenge (HTC) (my challenge problem: Reliable Electricity), 2009. Named leader of the education component of this program, named "weHTC" ("world-wide education" for the HTC). Developed course and public wiki for it: "Humanitarian Technology Challenge" a capstone design course, Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering, OSU, offered Spring 2010, 2011.
Other work in the US, Colombia, Paraguay, and Honduras
A Fulbright Specialist Scholar, 2016-2021, for humanitarian/development engineering education
IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, Distinguished Lecturer, 2007-present (for humanitarian/development engineering and engineering ethics)
K.M. Passino, Guest Editor for Special Issue on Volunteerism and Humanitarian Engineering - Part I, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, Dec. 2009.
IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee, 2015-present.
Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), Community Engagement Program, Faculty Research Advisory Committee, 2015-present
OSU-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellow Program, Faculty Advisory Committee, 2017-present
Engineering for Change (E4C), Engineering for Global Development (e.g., EGD 101), Education Development Steering Committee, 2017-present
Ohio State University Office of Outreach and Engagement, Evaluation Committee for “Connect and Collaborate” grant program, 2017-2018
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