Student Organizations


 

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Official Website: http://www.asce.org/

Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/american-society-of-civil-engineers-asce-

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.

 

Institution of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

Official Website: http://www.ite.org/

Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/institute-of-transportation-engineers

Faculty Advisor: Prof. Ghulam Bham

ITE is one of the largest and fastest growing educational and scientific multi-modal professional transportation organizations in the world.

 

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

Official Website: http://www.ewb-usa.org

Student Website: http://uaa.collegiatelink.net/organization/engineers-without-borders

Faculty Advisors: Prof. Aaron Dotson and Prof. Scott Hamel

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 chapter meetings and become a member.  As a professional, visit the national website and learn how you can be involved.

 

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Official Website: http://www.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.