Bernard Amadei, Founder of Engineers Without Borders-USA, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, May 17
Amadei founded Engineer Without Borders-USA in 2002. The group supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders. Its 13,800 members, including students from WPI, work with communities to find appropriate solutions for water supply, sanitation, energy, agriculture, civil works, structures, and information systems. Amadei is Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder.