Engineering in context: Our mission is to cultivate science and engineering-based solutions that provide access to basic human needs, enhance life quality, and advance the level of community resilience in the local and global community. Follow our facebook page for the most current information about the program and related opportunities!

   Our program @ OSU focuses on: education, service learning models, academic research and local/global research. To hear from our students, check out our student blog

Undergraduate Program

Our undergraduate minor program in humanitarian engineering is open for enrollment! For more information, or to enroll, contact the College of Engineering's Office of Student Services, 114 Johnson Hall, 541-737-5236 or email

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Pederson Communication Collaboratory Graduate Program
Graduate students from disciplines across campus can participate in the humanitarian engineering program by pursuing research with affiliated faculty, enrolling in HEST courses, and taking advantage of dedicated fellowship (Evans fellowship) and co-curricular opportunities such as seminar speakers or workshops.