Engineers Without Borders - University of Rochester (EWB-UR) is a student-run non-profit organization dedicated to bettering the global community through providing sustainable solutions to infrastructure and engineering problems in developing and disadvantaged areas, as well as providing community outreach and raising awareness in the process.
Founded in 2009, EWB-UR acts as an official branch of Engineers Without Borders- USA
, a global organization with over 250 active chapters.
The University of Rochester Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-UR) seeks to partner with developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality of life through the design and implementation of sustainable engineering projects. We provide an environment for students to apply their academic skills to real world problems in an internationally responsible and globally beneficial way. Our vision is a world in which all communities have the capacity to meet their basic human needs.
To find out more information, look around this site or come to a meeting. If you have questions, contact us at UREngineersWithoutBorders@gmail.com.