Keynote Speaker on Global Experiences

Event Start Date: 2020-09-04 at 13:00:00
Event End Date: 2020-09-04 at 14:00:00

This event is part of Global Engineering Engagement Week. This weeklong event will highlight opportunities for engineering students to become globally engaged. This will include study abroad as well as student engagement opportunities such as virtual global internships, STEM research abroad, fellowships, and intercultural learning opportunities. 

Session 8: Keynote Speaker on Global Experiences

  • September 4, 2020
  • 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • Dr. Michael Adewumi holds a Ph.D. degree in gas engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Currently, Dr. Adewumi is the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at IES Abroad. Before joining IES Abroad, Dr. Adewumi served Penn State in various roles. A professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering and Vice Provost for Global Programs, Adewumi provided leadership and oversight for all Penn State’s international engagements across the entire University, including international students, study-abroad, and global partnerships. Among other numerous accomplishments, Adewumi led the development of the Penn State Global Engagement Network, fostered interdepartmental collaboration and broad faculty support for Penn State’s international programs, led Penn State to become the number one university in Pennsylvania in terms of the economic contributions of its international students to the state economy, and facilitated the substantial growth of study abroad and international scholar programs at the University.
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