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Mark Henderson

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Distinguished Sustainability Scientist
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Biography: 

Mark Henderson is President's Professor Emeritus of Engineering at Arizona State University at the Polytechnic School in the Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering. He is also a co-founder and Board President of GlobalResolve in the Barrett Honors College.  He also serves on the board of the Maasai Education Research and Conservation Institute in Kenya.

Professor Henderson was named a Presidential Young Investigator (1985-90) and is co-author of the textbook, "Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing." His major research includes publishing in computer-aided design and global engineering.

He founded the ASU Global Engineering Design Team (1998-2004), a multi-disciplinary, multi-country design experience for undergraduates and also is co-founder of GlobalResolve (2006 - ), a social entrepreneurship program in the Barrett Honors College with projects in 13 countries to help underserved commuities reduce the effects of poverty in water, sanitation, energy, education, health and agriculture.

Professor Henderson was one of the founding faculty ASU's Polytechnic School on the Polytechnic campus. He is also co-founder of the InnovationSpace, a new approach to transdisciplinary product development and entrepreneurship. His interests extend across typical disciplinary boundaries and include global design teams, innovative product design, computer graphics, CAD and rapid prototyping.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (CAD), Purdue University
  • M.S. Biomechanical Engineering, Purdue University
  • BSME, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
  • Secondary Teaching Certificate, University of Michigan
Research Interests: 

Expertise in computer-aided design (CAD), renewable energy, global engineering, with research interests in global product design, social entrepreneurship, biofuels, clean water, and strategic product development.

Research Activity: 
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 599Thesis
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-TPSThe ASU Experience
HON 294Special Topics
EGR 307Humanitarian Eng Project I
HON 394Special Topics
HON 492Honors Directed Study
HON 493Honors Thesis
HON 494Special Topics
HON 498Pro-Seminar
HON 499Individualized Instruction
EGR 593Applied Project
EGR 598Special Topics
EGR 599Thesis
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 593Applied Project
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HON 294Special Topics
HON 394Special Topics
EGR 492Honors Directed Study
HON 492Honors Directed Study
HON 493Honors Thesis
HON 494Special Topics
HON 498Pro-Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 202Use-Inspired Design Project II
HON 394Special Topics
HON 492Honors Directed Study
HON 493Honors Thesis
SOS 494Special Topics
HON 498Pro-Seminar
HON 499Individualized Instruction
EGR 590Reading and Conference
EGR 593Applied Project
SOS 598Special Topics
EGR 599Thesis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 307Humanitarian Eng Project I
EGR 371Best Practice Humanitarian Eng
HON 394Special Topics
MFG 485Engineering Internship
HON 492Honors Directed Study
HON 493Honors Thesis
HON 498Pro-Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EGR 201Use-Inspired Design Project I
HON 492Honors Directed Study
EGR 492Honors Directed Study
HON 493Honors Thesis
EGR 493Honors Thesis
HON 498Pro-Seminar