Engineering Societies and Associations
American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE)
Dedicated to improving the practice, elevating the standards, and
advancing the cause of environmental engineering.
American Architectural Foundation (AAF)
Dedicated to cultivating the public’s understanding of architecture
and the human experience.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Advances the arts, sciences, and technology of aeronautics and astronautics
and fosters and promotes the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Promotes excellence in chemical engineering education and global
American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Established to unify the professional activities within the diverse
fields of nuclear science and technology.
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
Organization of members worldwide interested in engineering knowledge
and technology for food and agriculture, associated industries, and related
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Advances professional knowledge and improves the practice of civil
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Dedicated to promoting and improving engineering and technology education.
It is comprised of more than 12,000 deans, professors, instructors, students
and industry representatives.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Cooling Engineers (ASHRAE)
Organized for the sole purpose of advancing the arts and sciences
of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for the public’s
benefit through research, standards writing, continuing education, and publications.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Promotes and enhances the technical competency and professional well-being
of its members. Through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering,
it better enables its practitioners to contribute to the well-being of humankind.
American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Promotes public health and safety, and the overall quality of life;
contributes to the reliability of materials, products, systems and services.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
An international scientific and educational organization dedicated
to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology.
Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in
science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
The professional society for Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering promotes and enhances biomedical engineering knowledge worldwide and its utilization for the health and wellbeing of human kind.
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
Promotes the discovery and exchange of knowledge concerning the characteristics
of human beings that are applicable to the design of systems and devices of
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Advances the theory and practice of electrical, electronics and computer
engineering and computer science.
Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
Provides leadership in developing industrial engineering; enhancing
the capabilities of those who are involved in or manage the application, education,
training, research, or development of industrial engineering; and representing
the industrial engineering profession.
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
Promotes the effort to increase the representation of successful
African Americans, Latinos and American Indians in engineering.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
An independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science
and engineering through programs that invest over $3.3 billion per year in
almost 20,000 research and education projects in science and engineering.
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Provides technical information and expertise used in designing, building,
maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea,
in air or space.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Promotes the achievement of women in careers as engineers and leaders,
expands the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving
the quality of life, and demonstrates the value of diversity.