School of Engineering Student Organizations
The Alaska Native American Indian Science and Engineering Society (ANAISES)
The ANAISES chapter believes in the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) mission statement. We work together to strengthen ourselves and those in our Native community. We support the vision in building a stronger Native America by helping our Native students to succeed in their academic studies.
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Official Website: http://www.sae.org/
Student Website: http://soe.uaa.alaska.edu/baja/
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Todd Petersen
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Official Website: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/
Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/women-engineers
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Jennifer Brock
The SWE, founded in 1950, is a non-profit educational service organization of over 15,000 international, professional engineers and engineering student members. SWE has an extensive network of members throughout the nation that provides programs to encourage young women to enter the field of engineering. SWE sets out to stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, as well as expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life. The Society also works to demonstrate the value of diversity.
Computer Science & Engineering (CS&E)
Association for Computer Machinery (ACM)
Official Website: http://www.acm.org/
Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/acm
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Kirk Scott
ACM is dedicated to educating about all aspects of the computer field, including robotics, programming, and other technologies.
Civil Engineering (CE)
Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Official Website: http://www.asce.org/
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Robert Lang
The ASCE, founded in 1852, is the oldest national engineering society in the United States. ASCE was formed to enhance the quality of life through the advancement of professional knowledge and by improving the practice of civil engineering. ASCE currently has over 120,000 members, including over 15,000 student members nationwide.
Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
Official Website: http://www.ite.org/
ITE is one of the largest and fastest growing educational and scientific multi-modal professional transportation organizations in the world.
Without Borders (EWB)
Official Website: http://www.ewb-usa.org
Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/engineers-without-borders
EWB is a student organization dedicated to improving the world. As a student chapter of Engineers Without Borders USA, our mission is to develop and implement sustainable engineering projects in disadvantaged communities, and improve their quality of life through environmentally and economically sustainable engineering solutions. In the process, students gain world experience in Project Management, Diplomacy, and Resource Management. As a student, you can contribute by becoming involved in the organization. We invite you to attend the student chapters meetings and become a member. As a professional, visit the national website and learn how you can be involved
Geomatics Student Association (GSA)
Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/geomatics-GSA
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Bill Hazelton
GSA is a non-profit student association designed to represent the interests of the students in the Geomatics program.
Electrical Engineering (EE)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Official Website: http://www.ieee.org/index.html
Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/uaa-ieee
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Jens Munk
IEEE is committed to furthering the education of electrical and computer engineers in all areas of the fields.
Mechanical Engineering (ME)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Official Website: http://www.asce.org/
Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/ASME
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Anthony Paris
ASME promotes the art, science, and practice of
multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.
Society of Heating, Refrigerating, & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Official Website: http://www.ashrae.org/
Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/ASHRAE
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Steffen Peuker
ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education.