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  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is a professional organization whose mission is "to address the professional needs and interests of the past, current, and future aerospace workforce and to advance the state of aerospace science, engineering, technology, operations, and policy to benefit our global society."

    The FAMU-FSU Student Chapter of AIAA exists to provide its members with professional and scholastic development during their tenure as college students. Presentations from industry representatives, professors, and graduate students will expose opportunities for careers, internships, and research opportunities. Chapter activities include design projects and competitions, industry tours, socials, and professional development conferences.

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  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

    The purpose of this organization is to provide professional enrichment and social support to all undergraduate students in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering.  All activities and functions of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Student Chapter shall be legal under University, local, state, and federal laws.

    FAMU-FSU AICHE Website

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  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a student organization here at the COE that is dedicated to professional development, technical skill enhancement, and networking. Every semester we strive to bring our members industry tours, design competitions, career enhancement, guest speakers, and socials. We accept new members from every discipline all year long and would love to see you soon. This society works towards developing professionals in the discipline of engineering.

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  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

    BMES provides a support system for students in the Biomedical Engineering Major. Organization provides a support structure for students within the Biomedical Engineering program as well as related majors. It organizes events to spread knowledge of events involving the biomedical industry and draws upon the faculty of the program to describe current endeavors within the biomedical engineering perspective. Another main goal is to increase awareness of the program to local high schools to eventually increase enrollment and improve the program at FSU.

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  • Civil Engineering Honor Society (CEHS)

    The Civil Engineering Honor Society aims to promote the development of up and coming Civil Engineers through contribution to the improvement of the profession. CEHS fosters the development and exercise of sound traits of character and technical ability among civil engineers, and its members, by precept and example, toward an ever higher standard of professional service.

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  • Electrochemical Society (ECS)

    Electrochemical Society (ECS) North Florida Student Chapter is giving students an opportunity to understand electrochemical and solid-state sciences, to have a venue for meeting fellow students, and to receive recognition for their organized scholarly activities and community services. ECS holds its own technical meetings for the presentation and discussion of professional and scientific papers, and sponsors others; publishes papers, discussions, and other communications; and cooperates with other scientific and technical societies. This ECS North Florida Student Chapter was started at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering in spring 2014.

  • Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

    Engineers Without Borders is a non-profit organization that advocates and has an interest in helping developing countries improve their quality of life through dependable and sustainable engineering designs. Our vision is a world where all people have access to adequate sanitation, safe drinking water, and the resources to meet their various needs through environmentally friendly solutions. FAMU-FSU EWB is always interested in students that share our desire for helping developing countries and helping educate the world on the importance of applying sustainable solutions.

    EWB Website

  • Florida Water Environment Association (FWEA)

    The Florida Water Environment Association's mission, as a leading non-profit organization, is to promote a clean and sustainable water environment by promoting sound science-based public policy, uniting our members and the public through public awareness along with providing professional development of our members.

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  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    We are a non-profit organization that promotes the development and application of electrotechnology and allied sciences for the benefit of humanity, the advancement of the profession, and the wellbeing of our members. Our purpose is to promote the practice of electrical engineering, computer engineering, and the related arts and sciences.

    The IEEE shall strive to enhance the quality of life for all people throughout the world through the constructive application of technology in its fields of competence. It shall endeavor to promote understanding of the influence of such technology on the public welfare.

    All activities and functions of the IEEE shall be legal under University, local, state, and federal laws. All activities shall conform to rules and guidelines of IEEE national constitution.

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  • Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)

    IISE is the global association of productivity and efficiency professionals specializing in industrial engineering, healthcare, ergonomics and other related professions. IISE, the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the profession, is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial and systems engineering.

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  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

    Welcome to the FAMU-FSU Chapter of Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). This is a group of students that are interested in transportation-related studies.

    The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the advancement of transportation engineering and studies. The goals of this organization shall be to foster the closer association of students with the transportation profession and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), to promote the development of professional spirit, and to identify and address common transportation interests among the student members.

    The organization shall also aid our fellow students in learning more about the profession and finding jobs and internships while at the same time exposing its members to scholarship opportunities. We educate ourselves by attending professional seminars, conferences and organizing general body meetings.

    All activities and functions of the ITE at FAMU-FSU shall be legal under University, local, state, and federal laws. The chapter shall abide to the rules and guidelines governing the Institute of Transportation Engineers national constitution.

    ITE at FAMU-FSU encourages fellowship among student members and alumni.

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  • Materials Research Society (MRS)

    Our goal is to introduce the diversity and multidisciplinary nature of materials research to the FSU, FAMU and Tallahassee community. We also want to encourage students to showcase their research to the world by attending and presenting at the MRS Seminars which holds twice a year.

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  • Music Engineering Club (MusEC)

    The Music Engineering Club is all about designing and building audio and music equipment. MusEC's mission is to learn more about amplifiers, radios, instruments, effects, speakers, recording devices, and beyond. MusEC holds meetings to present ideas and discuss them, and then spends time in the lab constructing these devices, testing them, and modifying them if necessary or desired. Interests include: tube, transistor, and digital amplifiers and radios, analog and digital effects, instruments, speakers and speaker cabinets, and analog or digital recording devices.

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  • Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

    The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) is a global professional member society, that provides information on new materials and processing technology either via conferences, exhibitions, technical forums, publications, or books in which professionals in this field can exchange ideas. As the only technical society encompassing all fields of endeavor in materials and processes, SAMPE provides a unique and valuable forum for scientists, engineers, and academicians.

    Promoting market diversification, SAMPE disseminates information about the commercial and industrial applications of material and processing engineering. These include land transportation, construction, marine, biomedical and medical, sports and recreation and industrial applications. It is SAMPE's opinion that the well-being and career development of its members as well as the industry by which they are employed requires that technology transfer be successful.

    SAMPE Website

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  • Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE)

    The Society of Automotive Engineers is an internationally recognized group of individuals dedicated to the advancement of self-propelled vehicles and system knowledge. We, at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, seek to uphold the national standards by promoting vehicle-design education and encouraging innovation. Our student chapter emphasizes learning through hands-on projects and provides a physical supplement to the theory taught in the classroom.

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  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

    SHPE is the leading social-technical organization whose primary function is to enhance and achieve the fullest potential of Hispanics and underserved minorities in engineering, math, technology and science.

    We fulfill our mission by increasing educational opportunities; promoting professional and personal growth; carry out our social responsibility to be involved in education, business and government issues; enhancing pride within our organization; and reinforcing our reputation as a vital Hispanic organization.

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  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

    “The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a professional student organization dedicated to enrichment and outreach for students at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. The organization is committed to providing members with all tools and resources necessary to succeed in not just the oil and gas industry, but all academic endeavors. Members of all disciplines are welcome! The chapter is a student chapter of SPE International (SPEI), which provides further opportunity with professional membership. SPE International is the largest individual-member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists, and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry. The mission of SPEI is to collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas resources, and related technologies for the public benefit. Also, SPEI aims to provide opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence.

    As a student, one of the major benefits of joining SPE is networking and employment opportunities. As a matter of fact, SPE has already been the link for several students obtaining jobs in the oil and gas industry with members working at companies such as Shell, Exxon, and Halliburton. The chapter helps develop technical knowledge through guest speakers and presentations. In addition, members attend technical conferences, student symposiums, section meetings, and tour chemical plants. Other events the organization hosts include volunteering in the community, social events, intramural sports, and more.”

    SPE Website

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  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

    SWE is a non-profit organization for people interested in engineering and supporting women in engineering. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.

    The purpose of this organization is to further the objectives of SWE by stimulating women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expanding the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrating the value of diversity.

    SWE aims to inform the public of the qualifications of women engineers and the opportunities open to them. SWE serve as a center of information on women in engineering and encourages women engineers to attain high levels of educational and professional achievement.

    SWE Website

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  • Student Engineering Leadership Board (SELB)

    The Engineering Student Leadership Board (SELB)  is an undergraduate and graduate student group within the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering that serves in an advisory and leadership capacity for students by acting as an advocate and liaison between students and the administration. They work with the FAMU-FSU Engineering leadership to provide a student-centered perspective in decision making and implementation of goals, projects and initiatives. The SELB also advocates for beneficial programming for students, helps with recruitment objectives and encourages opportunities for personal and professional growth available at the college.

  • Student Executive Council (SEC)

    The Student Executive Council serves as an advisory board and liaison between the student organizations and the college of Engineering. The council is comprised of the College of Engineering's student organization presidents or their designee, the Associate Dean, Director of Student Services, and the Recruitment Coordinator. Meetings are scheduled regularly once a month during the fall and spring semesters. Representatives from other departments or programs are welcome to attend regularly scheduled meetings and address the Council on upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, or request feedback from the group.

  • Tau Beta Pi (TBP)

    In 1885 the Tau Beta Pi association was created at Lehigh University by Edward H. Williams, Jr. to "mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges".

    The Florida Eta chapter at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering was founded in February of 1992. Today, Florida Eta chapter represents the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering's top students of all departments. The chapter works in the community volunteering at charities and performing community outreach activities.

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  • Theta Tau

    This fraternity shall operate as a local professional engineering fraternity chapter of that national professional engineering fraternity. It is certified by that national Fraternity as a Chapter, it shall be formally known as the Florida State University Chapter of Theta Tau, and shall be known publicly as Theta Tau.

    This Chapter of Theta Tau encompasses students in engineering and computer science majors

    Theta Tau Website

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