WHAT WE DO
We build a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges
We envision a world in which every community has the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs
The students at UB bring a wide range of skills and backgrounds to the chapter
What better way to end the semester than a gorgeous hike through Whirlpool State Park? Come join us on May 6th as we trek across trails that overlook spectacular views of the swirling waters of the Niagara rapids and conclude with a potluck!
Date: Saturday, April 29th Time & Location: TBD by Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity is a great social event that allows us to come together and explore our mutual passion for helping the community! Also, volunteering opportunities such as these help our members stand out to potential employers! We understand that time[…]
We’re excited to announce that our EWB long-sleeve shirts are available for order! To order, please follow the following steps: Step 1: Order by ONE of the available options FILL OUT this form o PLACE YOUR ORDER when you attend the Guest Speaker Series TONIGHT (Tuesday, April 18th, 6:30-8:30PM @ NSC 216)[…]
Date: Saturday, April 22nd Time: Meet at UB (TBD by participants), Cleanup at site 10:00am – 12:00 pm, Volunteer Appreciation Party 12:30 – 2:30 pm Location: TBD by attendees Signup Sheet Each spring, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper coordinates our Spring Shoreline Sweep, the largest single-day shoreline cleanup in Western New York. Targeting shoreline sites, hundreds of[…]
Speaker: Professor Mark Halfon (UB, Dept. of Biochemistry) Date: Tuesday, April 18th Time: Pizza 6:30pm Presentation 6:40pm Location: NSC 216 3.2 billion people live in areas at risk of malaria transmission in 106 countries and territories, and the WHO estimated in 2015 that there were 214 million clinical episodes, and 438,000 deaths from it—the vast[…]
We will be having our first social event this semester this Thursday 3/16! We will be enjoying YOUR CHOICE of movie with popcorn, so come hang out with us right before spirng break!
An Overview of Solar Cooking: Work at Cornell and in the Field – Dr. Francis Vanek (Cornell University)
Speaker: Dr. Francis Vanek (Cornell University, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering) Date: Tuesday, April 4th Time: 6:30 pm Pizza, 6:45-8:00 pm Presentation & Q&A Location: Natural Science Complex 216 Facebook Event Both solar cooking and baking devices have a role to play in sustainable cooking in developing countries. In this seminar, Francis Vanek from[…]
Come check out the 3D Printers as you tour UB’s Digital Manufacturing Lab! No registration is necessary and you’re welcome to bring a few friends—all you have to do is show up! Time: 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Date: Thursday 3/16 Location: 118 Bonner Hall, North Campus, University at Buffalo Please contact us at[…]
Engineers Without Borders presents: Peace Corps for Engineers I’m thrilled to announce that on Wednesday 3/1 at 6:00-7:30pm in Baldy 101, we will be hosting Anne Tatarsky, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer & WNY Peace Corps Recruiter, to share her Peace Corps (PC) experience and to answer any questions you may have about the PC. Since[…]
Come watch Professor Margaret Smith present on GMOs and their role in the developing world! As you know, there are many stigmas attached to GMOs—but are they really that bad? Many people in the developing world heavily rely on their crops for economic or food security, so the growing uncertainty in climate patterns pose a challenge to[…]