Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) is a national not-for-profit based in Merced, California. ESW is an umbrella organization with chapters established at twenty-eight colleges and universities located primarily in the United States. ESW chapters work on technical engineering projects that have a focus on sustainability and environmental issues. Projects can be located either in the vicinity of the university or internationally. Chapters are made up of students, and are semi-autonomous.
ESW was known as Engineers Without Frontiers USA (EWF-USA) through 2004. ESW was established in 2001 in Ithaca, New York at Cornell University. ESW was based at Cornell from 2001 through August 30, 2007, when it moved its headquarters to Oakland, California. In July 2011, ESW moved its headquarters to Merced, California at the University of California, Merced.
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