Pratt & Whitney and Supplier Partners Celebrate Expansion of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust Residential Facility for Girls
HYDERABAD, India, July 15, 2015 – Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and its supplier partners today announced the expansion of the girls dormitory in cooperation with the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust (KGNMT) in Hyderabad, India. UTC, Pratt & Whitney and its supplier partners contributed more than $55,000 USD (34,90,000 […]
UConn EWB Completes Nicaragua Roadway Project
In January, seniors Andrew Silva, Christopher M. Regan, Jr., and Ashley Jackman – accompanied by mentor Gerry Hardisty of Civil Engineering Services, LLC – spent 11 days in Nicaragua fulfilling a mission initially begun in 2008. The focus of their efforts is a dirt road that becomes impassable each year due to seasonal torrential rains. Commenting on […]
EWB Receives Competitive EPA Funding
The UConn chapter of Engineers Without Borders has received $90,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to continue one of the chapter’s signature projects, aimed at permanently stabilizing a key travel artery linking an impoverished Nicaraguan village to a major city.
UConn EWB Provides Assistance In Thailand
Two members of the UConn chapter of Engineers Without Borders spent three weeks last May and June applying engineering principles to relief projects in the hill country of northern Thailand. Chapter president Robert Yau and former president Nathan Barlow, both Chemical Engineering seniors, engaged in a number of tasks intended to improve the lives of […]