Professional Organizations


American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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American Society of Civil Engineers

The student chapter of ASCE is highly active in the pursuit of promoting the activities of the civil engineering profession. This is done through such activities as the annual concrete canoe and steel bridge competitions, field trips to construction sites, service projects to help the community at large and student fellowship among other ASCE chapters.

American Society of Engineering Education

The Milwaukee School of Engineering Student Chapter of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) is a student organization dedicated to furthering the advancement of education in engineering and related fields such as science, technology, and mathematics (STEM). Our mission shall be achieved by educating undergraduate students about graduate school, encourage career pursuits in academia, conduct research in engineering educational methods, provide opportunities to teach and mentor youth interested in engineering, and allow students to voice their opinions and suggestions about the various academic programs and teaching methods to administration.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

ASHRAE is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences for the HVAC industry. The society is organized and operated for the sole purpose of advancing the arts and sciences of heating, refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation, the allied arts and sciences and related human factors for the benefit of the general public. To fulfill this role, the society shall recognize the effect of its technology on the environment and natural resources to protect the welfare of posterity.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME chapter bridges the gap between students and professional organizations via local touring nearby companies, as well as encouraging students to attend monthly professional ASME meetings. At our bi-weekly chapter meetings the students are invited to listen to professional speakers, and partake in design competitions.

American Society of Plumbing Engineers

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Architectural Engineering Institute

The Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) is the professional organization for architectural and civil engineers. Members get to chance to participate in events relating to architecture and these events include: Wheelchair Days, Masonry Day, Admirals Hockey, building tours, and more recently LEGO projects.

Biomedical Engineering Society

BMES is the student chapter of the national Biomedical Engineering Society, the professional organization for engineers. Members meet monthly to promote biomedical engineering and to provide a social environment for biomedical engineering students at MSOE. Yearly activities include company tours, guest speaks, workshops, and annual picnics with faculty, staff and biomedical engineering students.

Illuminating Engineering Society

IES provides avenues for students to become more knowledgeable about what constitutes a quality lighted environment. Access to lighting professionals offers exposure to potential careers in the lighting industry.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The purpose of this organization is to introduce student members to the world of electrical and computer engineering. Through tours and professional associations, the student members experience what it is like to be a professional engineer. The MSOE IEEE student branch welcomes and encourages all biomedical, computer, electrical, and software engineering students to become members of the organization.

Institute of Industrial Engineers

IIE is an international organization dedicated to promoting the industrial engineering profession. The MSOE chapter of IIE provides members with information relating to industrial engineering. It accomplishes this through meetings, company tours, guest speakers, films and conferences. The chapter also plans various social activities throughout the school year. Being a student member of IIE has several benefits, which include networking opportunities, professionalism and leadership training. To learn more about the IIE Regional Conference in 2015, hosted here at MSOE, click here.

National Electrical Contractors Association

To provide interested students with the opportunity to broaden their educational experience in the building electrical systems field through: contacts with individuals and companies associated with electrical power, educational materials provided at meetings of the MSOE student chapter, and observing electrical installations in operation through site tours.

National Society of Black Engineers

The National Society of Black Engineers is a student and professional based organization which dedicates itself to providing intensive programs that increase Black and other ethnic minority participation in the field of engineering and engineering technology. Members are encouraged to join and participate in their individual professional societies. This organization endeavors to provide mentoring to new members.

Phi Beta Lamba

We are an organization focused on helping our members prepare themselves in the working world through business competitions, social networking, professional speakers, and on-campus events

Society of Automotive Engineers

SAE is the international engineering society established for “advancing mobility on land and in air, sea, and space.” Included in the members of SAE are leaders and workers from all areas of the transportation industry, as well as thousands of college students around the world. The student branch of SAE at MSOE has established a well-structured organization which provides many opportunities to its student members. Our main goals include designing and building on and off-road vehicles as well as radio-controlled airplanes for use in SAE sponsored competitions. This student branch thrives on member participation and is open to engineering and engineering technology majors. Students who receive membership in SAE gain valuable industry experience.

Society for Biological Engineers

The goal of the Society for Biological Engineering is to promote the integration of biology with engineering and realize its benefits through bio-processing, biomedical and bio-molecular applications.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

The purpose of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is to promote the advancement of Hispanic engineers in employment and education, promote an increase in personal and professional development, and to work closely to the community to promote career awareness, self esteem, and national pride. SHPE members are encouraged to participate in local activities, advisory boards, and serve the community in general.

Society of Women Engineers

The purpose of the student section of SWE is to provide a support system for women in engineering, to increase the understanding of engineering, and to enhance professionalism among its members. Some activities which SWE sponsors include: speakers from various engineering companies, supporting young women considering engineering by speaking at local schools, and hosting informational programs. The society encourages male and female members.


SkillsUSA is an organization in which students, teachers, advisors, and business leaders work together to better prepare America’s future work force. We compete at the regional, state, and national level in a variety of career-based competitions that focus on areas of engineering and drafting, manufacturing, first aid/CPR, practical nursing, culinary arts, and photography. We also participate in many leadership competitions such as job interview and prepared speech. This organization is intended for students involved in classes with vocational trade; industrial, technical and health occupational objectives; or any student interested in improving their leadership skills.

Student Nurses Association

The purpose of SNA is to provide membership with and association dedicated to the growth, interaction, and skills to its members. SNA will create opportunities for health promotion and prevention for the MSOE community and surrounding Milwaukee community.

Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers

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