About Us

Mizzou Engineers Without Borders is a student chapter of the national organization Engineers Without Borders USA (www.ewb-usa.org). We're located at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and have been active since 2009.  Having successfully completed our first project (Project 1) in 2013, we are now actively working on our second in Central America!

Our Vision

Our vision is a world in which the communities we serve have the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs, and that our members have enriched global perspectives through the innovative professional educational opportunities that the EWB-USA program provides.

Our Mission

EWB-USA, and by extension Mizzou EWB, supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement economical and sustainable engineering solutions, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders.


  • Thank You Sponsors! April 5, 2017
    We are happy to announce that POWER Engineers is now a sponsor of Mizzou Engineers Without Borders. Their support along with the support of recent donations from Mizzou’s College of Engineering, Black & Veatch, and the local Rotary Club Sunrise Southwest has brought us within $5,000 of our estimated $40,000 cost for our current project in Majé de Chimán.

    For more information on how to become a sponsor, please visit our sponsor page or contact us for additional information.

  • University of Missouri Support March 2, 2017
    We are proud to announce that the University of Missouri College of Engineering has chosen to support our current project to bring Majé de Chimán a new water distribution system to provide them with adequate amounts of clean drinking water throughout the year. The College of Engineering has given us an initial donation and will continue their support next year contingent upon the progress of our project and fundraising efforts.

  • February General Meeting March 1, 2017
    <p>On February 22, the Mizzou Chapter of Engineers Without Borders hosted representatives from Boehringer Ingelheim to come speak at our general meeting. Two process engineers spoke about the need for qualified engineers in all fields of study. Highlighting their own company, which produces animal vaccines, the representatives described how they used their technical knowledge to improve lab spaces and streamline industrial processes to peak efficiency.</p><p>Our chapter would like to thank Boehringer Ingelheim for their presentation. If your business is interested in contacting our organization, please email us at mizzouewb@gmail.com.</p>
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