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Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

MAE Department Organizations: Join, Have Fun and Learn New Skills

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

The purpose of our chapter is to help engineering students gain further insight into real world applications of mechanical engineering beyond what can be taught in the classroom. We offer students the opportunity to attend and participate in various events: tours of industrial plants; lectures given by speakers involved in industry and research; student conferences and seminars; intercollegiate design competitions; and social activities to network with peers, professors, and engineers in industry. ASME is one of the largest engineering organizations worldwide with 125,000 regular members and 250 student sections. Membership in ASME offers numerous benefits and is a fun and exciting way to become an engineering student leader. Learn more about ASME

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

AIAA and its founding societies have been on the forefront of the aerospace profession since its beginnings. The Institute has sought to foster a sense of pride and professionalism among those who have effected profound and long-range changes in aerospace technology throughout the world. This is why we take great pride in the fact that every major achievement in flight since 1963 was made by at least one of AIAA’s individual or corporate members. Learn more about AIAA

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air- Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field. Approximately 50,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society. Among them are students, consulting engineers, mechanical contractors, building owners, and employees of manufacturing companies, educational institutions, research organizations, government or any organization concerned with environmental control. Members range from students to longtime engineers and professionals in other related disciplines such as architecture and medical research. Learn more about ASHRAE

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

Did you know. . . ? There are over 17,000 SAE student members at 400+ collegiate chapters throughout the world. SAE student members are the future of the mobility industry and the future of SAE. Many former student members have gone on to successful careers as design engineers and managers with OEMs, suppliers, racing teams, government agencies and universities.

SAE Student membership is an exciting opportunity to get involved in the world of engineering while gaining hands-on experience, making new friends, and networking with professionals in your field. Learn more about SAE

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

SPE is a worldwide, individual-member organization serving professional managers, engineers and scientists in the E & P segments of the oil and gas industry. Learn more about SPE

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

SME Logo The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the world's leading resource Where Manufacturing Comes Together - both people and information - to advance manufacturing knowledge. Manufacturing creates wealth. By providing resources and opportunities for manufacturing professionals to develop and utilize new knowledge, improved skills, and manufacturing solutions, SME helps you grow personally and professionally and, in turn, contributes to the economic health of companies, the industries, and the nations we serve. Since it was formed in 1932, SME has worked to make engineers, companies, educators and others successful in their quest to advance the manufacturing industries. The quest continues. We hope you will join us.

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American Society of Quality (ASQ)

American Society for Quality

The American Society for Quality (ASQ) is the world's leading authority on quality. With more than 100,000 individual and organizational members, this professional association advances learning, quality improvement, and knowledge exchange to improve business results, and to create better workplaces and communities worldwide. As champion of the quality movement, ASQ offers technologies, concepts, tools, and training to quality professionals, quality practitioners, and everyday consumers, encouraging all to Make Good Great™.

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

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Industrial engineering (IE) is about choices. Other engineering disciplines apply skills to very specific areas. IE gives you the opportunity to work in a variety of businesses. The most distinctive aspect of industrial engineering is the flexibility that it offers. Whether it's shortening a rollercoaster line, streamlining an operating room, distributing products worldwide, or manufacturing superior automobiles, all share the common goal of saving companies money and increasing efficiencies.

IIE is the world’s largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IIE is an international, non-profit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering. With more than 15,000 members and 280 chapters worldwide, IIE’s primary mission is to meet the ever-changing needs of its membership, which includes undergraduate and graduate students, engineering practitioners and consultants in all industries, engineering managers, and engineers in education, research, and government.

Society of Women Engineers, CSULB Chapter

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a not-for-profit educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering. CSULB SWE is a collegiate section of the national organization. Visit the Society of Women Engineers, CSULB Chapter

Tau Beta Pi

Tau Beta Pi is the only international engineering honor society to recognize engineers of all disciplines. It is the original national engineering honor society, and the nation's second oldest honor society. Founded in 1885 at Leheigh University, Tau Beta Pi has expanded to include over 220 chapters and over 429,000 members. Its purpose is to recognize exemplary students and alumni in engineering. Learn more about Tau Beta Pi. Visit the National Website at to learn more of Tau Beta Pi's revered history.

Associated Engineering Student Body (AESB)

Associated Engineering Student Body is home to the many student organizations within the College of Engineering at California State University, Long Beach. Every student should try to be an active member of a student organization! Check out the list of our student organizations and join the one that pertains to your interests or field of study.