Student Clubs and Organizations are an important aspect of student life. There are several student organizations and clubs which are closely linked to the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering Department. Some of these organizations are listed below. Please follow the links to the student organizations or the national organizations for more information.
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American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE)
The SAE is an international professional society dedicated to advancing mobility engineering
Sigma Gamma Tau (SGT)
This is the honorary society for Aerospace Engineering students. Entry into this organization is based on academic standing and strength of character.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world's largest professional engineering society with about 350,000 members around the world. Our campus has a student chapter of the IEEE that is affiliated with the Phoenix IEEE Section. Chapter activities include field trips, invited lectures, and project work under the supervision of a faculty advisor. Within the IEEE structure there are also the possibility of IEEE society Chapters, for example in The IEEE Computer Society, the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, and many others. The IEEE has over 30 of these specialist Societies that an IEEE Student member may join. Click here to visit the Web site of the national organization.
Eta Kappa Nu
Eta Kappa Nu is the electrical engineering national honor society with membership limited to the very best students. Students are eligible for election to this honor society during their Junior year if their grade point average is superior. The Department has a Rover Society that is focused on autonomous vehicles and robotics. Membership is open to any student in the department. There are research groups in the Department open to any interested student. Topics depend on the present research interests of the faculty. Computer vision and pattern recognition are two topics that are usually available. Click here to visit the Web site of the national organization.