Engineers Without Borders

University of Houston

"We Build A Better World"

Our
Chapter

The University of Houston’s Engineers Without Borders chapter is a project focused 501(c)(3) organization.  These projects assist foreign communities by providing them with a basic human necessity.  Projects must fulfill a need, be plausible, and operate independently of the chapter.

Improving the lives of the 5 billion people whose main concern is to stay alive by the end of each day on our planet is no longer an option for engineers; it is an obligation.

Dr. Bernard Amadei, EWB-USA Founder

Upcoming Events

First General Meeting
Date: Thursday, January 30th
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Agnes Arnold Hall 110
Food: Raising Cane’s

Second General Meeting
Date: Thursday, February 27th
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Classroom and Business Building 120
Food: TBD

Third General Meeting
Date: Thursday, March 26th
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Science & Engineering Classroom Building 103
Food: TBD

Fourth General Meeting
Date: Thursday, April 30th
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Science & Engineering Classroom Building 103
Food: TBD

Project Meetings focus on the details and schematics of the projects that our chapter pursues. All progress made for our projects are made at Project Meetings. The Project Committee meets every week and meetings switch between Monday and Thursday based on the week.

First Project Meeting of The Month
Date: First Monday of The Month
Location: Varies (get in touch with us for more information)
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Second Project Meeting of The Month
Date: Second Thursday of The Month
Location: Science & Engineering Classroom Building 201
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Third Project Meeting of The Month
Date: Third Monday of The Month
Location: Varies (get in touch with us for more information)
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Fourth Project Meeting of The Month
Date: Fourth Thursday of The Month
Location: Science & Engineering Classroom Building 201
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Valuable Exchanges is An Engineers Without Borders – UH Series that seeks to bridge the gap between professional and student experience. Experts of their field are invited to give a presentation on a unique subject and answer any questions students may have. Valuable Exchanges is meant to offer students with experience from an expert in a casual environment. Every speaker is different, every exchange is valuable.

Series 1: Benefits of Obtaining a PE License
Guest Speaker: Jody Muniz
Date: February 20th
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Science & Engineering Classroom Building 205
Summary: A Professional Engineer (PE) license is the highest standard of competence in the engineering profession. How do you get one? Should you get one? Jody Muniz has been a PE for over 15 years, is acting Vice President of the Engineers Without Borders – Johnson Space Center Professional Chapter, and a former NASA Reliability Engineer. In this Valuable Exchange, Jody will answer these questions and any you may have.

UHD Sustainability Garden
Date/Time: Tuesdays 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
                     Thursdays 12:00 PM – 1:00PM
Location: UHD Science Technology Building
Summary: EWB-UH is currently calling for volunteers who are interested in helping maintaing sustainability garden at UH-Downtown campus.  This will include collecting rainwater to supply plants, helping assemble compost bins, etc.  Fill out the Student Contact Form or get in touch with our President if you are interested.

Chevron/Burns McDonnell Girls Engineering the Future Day
Date: Saturday, March 28
Time: 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Cullen College of Engineering Building 1
Summary: Female STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) enthusiasts in grades 4-8 are invited to participate in the “Girls Engineering the Future!” STEM event at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering.  The University of Houston’s award-winning professors and students will lead fun, hands-on activities to introduce Houston area girls to the wide and wonderful world of STEM. Girls participating in the event will learn about the different STEM fields and professions and engage with current and former industry leaders.

2020 EWB-USA Conference
Date: November 5 – 7
Location: Reno, Nevada

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