Engineers Without Borders

About Engineers Without Borders - Howard University

Engineers Without Borders is a national and international non-governmental service organization dedicated to partnering with developing countries worldwide to help communities improve the quality of their lives through the implementation of community-centered and driven projects. Projects endeavor to utilize appropriate technologies that focus on empowering people at the grassroots levels to take control over their lives and livelihoods. Engineers Without Borders-Howard University is one of many student chapters of EWB-USA and is currently the only one at a Historically Black College or University. EWB-HU has developed and implemented projects in Panama, Brazil and Kenya.

If you are interest in joining Engineers Without Borders you can find information about the Howard University chapter here.

Kenya Project (2014)

In 2014 Engineers Without Borders - Howard University, journeyed to Choimim, Kenya. The team is installed biosand filters. The biosand filters purify dirty water and make it safe to drink. They are very useful in rural and urban areas and are often adopted in areas that lack safe piped water.

Read more about their experiences in the Engineers Without Borders - Howard University Blog.


Mechanical Engineering Professor Dr. Emmanuel Glakpe Named ASME Fellow

Fri, August, 25 2017

Dr. Emmanuel Glakpe, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected Fellow of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) in April 2017, after being nominated by Dr. Nadir Yilmaz. Dr. Glakpe’s nomination was supported by ASME Fellows from within academia, industry and government positions.Read More >>

Mechanical Engineering Department Chair and Professor Dr. Nadir Yilmaz Named SAE International Fellow

Fri, August, 25 2017

SAE International announced that Professor Nadir Yilmaz was elected as a 2016-2017 SAE Fellow. Dr. Yilmaz was recognized during ceremonies at the WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit, Michigan on April 11, 2017.Read More >>


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