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Engineers Without Borders

Meetings

Tuesday, 5-6 pm (Rensselaer Union 3202) – General Body Meetings

Wednesday, 6-7 pm (Rensselaer Union 3606) – Project Meetings

Wednesday, 5-6 pm (Rensselaer Union 3606) – Executive-Board Meetings

Meeting Location: 
Union 3202 - GBM
Union 3606 - Project/Executive Board

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Description

EWB-RPI was founded in 2010 by Rensselaer students and has since grown to over 40 active members. Over the past seven years, our student chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA has been engaging in collaborative work with the community members of Isla Popa II in Panama. Our members focus their efforts in system design for water supply and filtration for the 300 community members of Isla Popa II. After three successful assessment trips and two successful implementation trips, we have finished our water supply project with the Sandubidi community and are now working to improve their accessibility to electricity through solar panels. In Spring 2017, we were also approved for a water project in Sasle, Nicaragua and are currently assessing their needs. Our members contribute to technical design, fundraising, community relations, and chapter administration. All majors are welcome to engage in our transformative work.

For additional information, contact Christine Ku (kuc3@rpi.edu) or visit our website calendar at: http://ewb.union.rpi.edu/

President: Megan Kennedy (kennem8@rpi.edu)
Senior International Project Lead: Mathew Tice (ticem@rpi.edu)
Junior International Project Lead: Ariana Espinal (espina2@rpi.edu)
Vice President: Ariel Walter (waltea@rpi.edu)
Local Project Lead: Luke Chapdelaine (chapdl@rpi.edu)
Treasurer: Marshall Case (chapdl@rpi.edu)
Secretary: Christine Ku (kuc3@rpi.edu)
Webmaster: James Mester (mestej@rpi.edu)
Membership Coordinator: Rebecca Nungesser (
nunger@rpi.edu)
Campus Relations Coordinator: Hannah LaTourette (latouh@rpi.edu)
Fundraising Coordinator: Monika Luchowska (luchom@rpi.edu)
Professional Liaison: Elizabeth Kwon (kwone2@rpi.edu)

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