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 an HBCU. 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.


CEA Women Faculty Doubles, While Women Assistant Professors Quadruple

Tue, July, 31 2018

The percentage of women faculty in the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) has doubled since 2015. The percentage of women assistant professors has quadrupled. Read More >>

Pre-College Engineering and Science Summer Academy Closing Ceremony

Mon, July, 23 2018

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professors James Momoh and Peter Bofah successfully concluded their annual Pre-College Engineering and Science (PCES) Summer Residential Academy last Friday. Dr. Momoh's team included mentors from among CEA students and EECS graduates. Read More >>