• Peru Aquaponics

    In March 2017, ESW students worked on an aquaponics facility with students from the Instituto Superior Tecnológico Trentino Juan Pablo II in the town of Manchay, near Lima, Peru.

  • Middle School Aquaponics

    The Seattle University Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) chapter partnered with Washington Middle School to teach Seattle youth about sustainable agriculture.

  • Thailand Aquaponics

    Elizabeth Simon (BSCE ’18) and Erin Youell (BSME ’17) completed the construction of the piping network for four, 2500-L fish tanks.

  • Rebuilding after Hurricane Matthew

    On October 4th 2016, Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, killing over 800 people and leaving a wake of destruction and a humanitarian crisis. ESW partnered with Plumbers Without Borders and Haiti Tec to prioritize rebuilding efforts.


About Us

Our Seattle University ESW student chapter strives to implement environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects, while involving and training responsible engineering students and professionals. We believe that the key to project sustainability is a strong partnership with the local community. We partner with Chiang Mai University, Professionals Without Boundaries, University of Technology Jamaica, World Water Partners and a host of other non-profits and NGOs.

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Every Thursday during the school year from 12:30-1:15 in 305 ENGR.


Engineers for a Sustainable World
Seattle University
901 12th Ave. - 525 ENGR
Seattle, WA 98122

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