Mexico vs. USA
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What is engineering education like in Mexico compared to the USA? This episode is an introduction to that topic as we talk to Hernando Garrido, a mechatronics and manufacturing engineer with the medical device company Fresenius Medical Care. He talks about his experience growing up in the Mexican school system near the US-Mexico border in Reynosa. He also compares it to his experience studying and working in Texas and California. Mentioned in this episode: • Fresenius Medical Care: • City of Reynosa, Mexico: • Peritoneal dialysis machines: • Design For Manufacturability (DFM): • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) in Edinburgh, Texas: • Corning: • FIRST Robotics Competition: Our closing music is called “Wishing” by Soirée, used with permission, and you can find more of Soirée’s music on SoundCloud, user @soireebeats: Subscribe and find more podcast information at: The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: Support Pios Labs at: Also check out these projects from Pios Labs: • Workshops and Professional Development: • Electronic Quilts Curriculum Design: • Guidebook “Engineer’s Guide to Improv and Art Games” by Pius Wong, on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other retailers:
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