Study Abroad

Summer Study Opportunity

Summer in Spain

Pamplona, Spain

This five-week program at the Pamplona Learning Spanish Institute offers two courses.

  • International Perspectives in Bioethics (3 hrs.), is taught by international leaders in bioethics, and is supplemented by tours of biomedical facilities near the historical city of Pamplona.
  • Spanish Culture/International Studies (3 hrs,) offers immersive language and cultural lectures on Spain and Spanish culture, combined with numerous tours and day trips to local and regional sites.

The program includes friendly home-stay accommodations, offering a complete cultural experience for the future biomedical professional.

For more detailed information about cost, classes and perks of this program, please read this brochure.

Summer in Spain
See presentation: Bioengineering in Pamplona, Spain.

2013 Dates:
May 20-June 21

Dr. John D. DesJardins

Tokyo, Japan.

Summer in Spain
The Summer Undergraduate Bioengineering Research in Japan program will provide research experience for Clemson students in world-class bioengineering research laboratories at the University of Tokyo under a formal agreement of academic exchange between the two institutions. Students will conduct mentored research in laboratories that best match their interests and prior experience to maximize productivity and impact on the students' career goals. Through mentoring by the faculty leader, Dr. Jiro Nagatomi, and the personnel of the host laboratory, participating students will learn to work with a team, understand how technological advances are made through research conducted by interdisciplinary teams of scientists, develop laboratory skills including recording data recording and keeping a lab notebook, build hypotheses and frame research questions, and communicate results in oral and written formats. Each student will be paired with a Japanese graduate research mentor/tutor, who will work side-by-side with the student in the laboratory and introduce the student to life outside the university.

6 credits: BIOE 460 section 602
Dates: June 1-July 31, 2013
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Dr. Jiro Nagatomi
Associate Professor

Dr. John Desjardin
Director of BIOE Study Abroad

The Republic of Singapore

Two opportunities in Singapore! Students may practice research in an academic environment or in industry. Students will be immersed in a safe multicultural environment. Cultural excursions will be organized with optional independent trips across Southeast Asia.

Students who choose to do cutting-edge academic research will be mentored by Dr. Frank Alexis and hosted in a lab maintained by a professor at Nanyang Technological University. Students will conduct research on selected topics of their choice, including biomaterials, defense materials, nanoelectronics, ecomaterials, nanotechnology, drug delivery and tissue engineering.

Nanyang Technology University

Students who choose to work in a lab hosted by an industry researcher will be mentored by Dr. Frank Alexis as they work to develop technologies and products.

Students may enroll for three or six credits in International Special Research Topics in Bioengineering (BioE460): 4-8 weeks
Students may enroll for three or six credits in International Internship in Bioengineering (BioE469): 8-10 weeks

2013 Dates:
June 1-July 30

Dr. Frank Alexis
Assistant Director of BIOE Study Abroad

Dr. John Desjardin
Director of  BIOE Study Abroad

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