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BME International Summer Design Experience (iSDE)

iSDE: Where engineering, medical design and global awareness come together!

New for May 2017: 

Study Abroad course - ENGR 5797.19

See the website for details.


What:  2017 International Summer Design Experience

  • Intensive team-based design course using medical research to follow the process.
  • Tour global medical device company and local hospital.
  • Work in teams with students from top China university in an all English-speaking environment.
  • Cultural trips on weekends.
  • Approved as Technical Elective for BME major.
  • Participate in 4th International Design Experience with BME students from Nanjing University and University of Science and Technology, China. (Hosted at Nanjing University)

 Who:  Engineering students enrolled in a Capstone design course for Fall 2017

  •  Students from ALL engineering programs are encouraged to apply to the program!

When: May 2017

  • Several components to Maymester course
    • Pre-trip: Learn skills, team-building, prepare for trip
    • iSDE: May 6-24, 2017
    • Post-trip: Reinforce major outcomes of course

 Where: Nanjing University, Nanjing, China


Apply:   Go to OIA webisite for ENGR 5797.19 for details and application process.


Questions:  Contact Mark Ruegsegger, Instructor, International Summer Design Experience,



OSU-based activities funded by NICHD R25 grant