In the News: Breaking Down Borders — Engineering Students use Geospatial Technology to Help Developing-World Communities Access Water

Christian Brodbeck is standing in a small village in western Rwanda. It’s hot and dry. There is no air conditioning in the buildings and no breeze outside. Actually, there isn’t any running water or electricity either. And, of course, no WiFi. Yet Brodbeck is receiving some of the highest accuracy positioning data possible in a region as remote as any in the world. Read more

In the News: Improving Lives as a Way of Life

Engineers have the power to change the world. From fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone to improving maternal and child health systems in Ethiopia, EWB-USA’s Mike Paddock and Gerard Dalziel are using their engineering skills to transform lives in communities across the globe.  Read more

Spotlight on EWB-USA Volunteer Philip Wolstenholme

With an impressive career spanning almost four decades, Philip Wolstenholme, PE and Vice President at Brown and Caldwell, is now lending his expertise to the people of Malawi. Over the last two years, Philip’s volunteer service with EWB-USA has included fixing wells, training local technicians and restoring water to rural healthcare facilities. Read more