Professional Organizations

American Institute of Constructors

The purpose of the AIC student chapter is to provide architectural engineering and construction management students with an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the construction industry through activities such as tours of construction sites, presentations by professional contractors, and discussions on construction issues. It gives students the opportunity to continue as an individual constructor membership in AIC.

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 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.

Architectural Engineering Institute

The Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) is the professional organization for architectural and civil engineers. It is managed as a semi-autonomous division of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Associated General Contractors

The purpose of the organization shall be to unite its members in a professional fellowship, and to offer members the chance to learn more about construction through group activities and functions. This goal shall be met through the participation of the AGC chapter sponsor and members of the construction industry.

Association for Computing Machinery

ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.

Association of Energy Engineers

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is a professional club affiliated with the Wisconsin chapter of AEE. The mission of AEE is “to promote the scientific and educational interests of those engaged in the energy industry and to foster action for Sustainable Development.” MSOE’s chapter of AEE will provide a network into the professional world by offering tours and monthly meetings with the professional chapters.

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.

Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

The Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition gives students a chance to practice securing a computer network, and have real life professional penetrators attempt to break into the network in a live simulation. This will help students learn about security risks, how to work in a team, and how to write business reports.

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.

Investment Club

The MSOE Investment Club is an on-campus organization with its main focus being teaching students how to invest money in several different ways. With bi-weekly meetings, the MIC is engaging its members in a Virtual Stock Exchange competition, as well as in discussions related to the financial markets. While trying to maximize the experience of each member, the MIC schedules tours of financial institutions and brings in several different guest speakers with an extensive background in business, finance, and economics. Please join us and let us surprise you with everything that you could learn!

Mechanical Contractors Association of America

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) serves the unique needs of approximately 2,500 firms involved in heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, piping, and mechanical service. We do this by providing our members with high-quality educational materials and programs to help them attain the highest level of managerial and technical expertise. MCAA includes the Mechanical Service Contractors of America, the Plumbing Contractors of America, the Manufacturer/Supplier Council, the Mechanical Contracting Education and Research Foundation and the National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau.

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 for Biological Engineering

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

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 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.

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.


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