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
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!
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 Enjoy some pizza before hearing Dr. Vanek speak about small-scale solar cooking in the developing world. Bring your appetite, but more importantly,[…]
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[…]
Come to Engineers Without Borders‘ FIRST MEETING OF THE SPRING! If you haven’t joined EWB, now is a great time to start getting involved and learn more When: Tuesday, February 7th at 7 pm Where: NSC 216 We will … Discuss how to apply for officer positions Announce the launch of our speaker series Run through[…]
Our game night will be a GREAT way to blow off some steam before finals and a great way to meet people in the club as well!
We’ll have our last General Body Meeting of the semester on 11/30 at 7pm in Davis 101. We are thrilled to announce that Professor Jensen from the department of Environmental Engineering will be presenting about water treatment in the developing world! He will discuss household methods of treating water that are very prominent in the developing world and[…]
On Monday, 11/21 at 6:10pm in Davis Hall 101, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer as well as a Western New York Peace Corps recruiter will share her experience in the Dominican Republic and help with any questions you may have about the Peace Corps! The presentation will also be geared towards engineers because EWB is hosting it,[…]
Over the weekend, EWB helped construct a house with Habitat for Humanity in East Side, Buffalo. It’s important that we help local communities and do not put all of our effort abroad.