National Society of Black Engineers

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About Us

Mission Statement

To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.


NSBE is committed to supporting diverse programs that enrich underrepresented engineering student professionally and academically. NSBE also promotes programs that encourage and influence young students in impoverished urban communities to pursue science and engineering degrees. NSBE's outreach programs create more dynamic interactive pre-college outreach programs that target minority into science and engineering study.

NSBE History

Learn more about the history of NSBE here.


Out of the 118 total Black undergraduate future engineers, NSBE’s current demographics represent 27% of the total Black engineering undergraduate student body .


Majors Represented


Current Members


NSBE Alumni


Company Connections

What We Do

At UCSD, NSBE contributes to this worldwide mission by organizing diverse programs that enrich underrepresented engineering students professionally and academically.


We hold 3 - 4 General Body Meetings a quarter for our members together with other organizations or companies.

Professional Development

These include resume workshops, tech talks from different industries, and panels with industry professionals.

Social Events

We hold various social events during the year where our members can build community with each other.

Women In NSBE (WiNSBE)

The sole purpose of WiNSBE is to empower the Black female-identifying students in STEM at UCSD.


An annual outreach event focused on introducing underrepresented students in grades 4-8 to STEM fields and ideas.


NSBE as an organization is committed to helping students in highschool recieve the necessary resources to attend and succeed in college.

Calendar and Events

Check out some of our upcoming events!


Meet our 2019 - 2020 officers

Kyle Skelil

President NanoEngineering

Marquez Balingit

Vice-President External NanoEngineering

Sean Orellana

Vice-President Internal Mechanical Engineering

Odemuno Ogelohwohor

Treasurer Electrical Engineering

Torus Washington

Outreach Co-Chair NanoEngineering

Ashley Harris

Outreach Co-Chair Mechanical Engineering

Juliana Foley

Socials Chair Chemical Engineering

Kinuth Gelmo

Master's Student Liaison NanoEngineering

Moraa Ogamba

Communications Chair Computer Engineering

Trent Wiley

Project Team Lead Structural Engineering


Michael J. Frazier

NSBE UCSD Advisor Assistant Professor at UCSD Dept. of Mech. and Aerospace Engineering

Ruben D. Rodriguez

Program Coordinator IDEA Engineering Student Center Jacobs School of Engineering

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La Jolla, CA 92092


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