National Associations

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - AIAA
The nonprofit American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the principal societyand voice serving the aerospace profession. Its primary purpose is to advance the arts, sciences, and technology of aeronautics and astronautics and to foster and promote the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - AICHE
The UC Chapter of AIChE welcomes all interested engineering students and meets every other Wednesday during the school year in 749 Baldwin from 5-6 PM. The meetings include free pizza and feature guest speakers who discuss the variety of options available to a chemical engineering graduate. Picnics, group events, sports activities, and national convention trips are scheduled throughout the year. See the webpage for details on the next meeting and upcoming events

American Nuclear Society - ANS
The American Nuclear Society's main objectives are the advancement of engineering and sciencerelating to the nuclear power industry, particularly operating plants and other nuclear activities, and the integration of the science and management disciplines constituting nuclear science and technology. Other purposes are to encourage research, establish scholarships, disseminate information through publications and journals, inform the public about nuclear related activities, hold meetings devoted to scientific and technical papers, and cooperate with government agencies, educational institutions, and other organizations having similar purposes

American Society of Civil Engineers - ASCE
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), founded in 1852, is the oldest national professional engineering society in the United States. ASCE is dedicated to the advancement of the individual civil engineer and the advancement of the science and profession of civil engineering through education

American Society of Mechanical Engineers - ASME
The purpose of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers shall be the advancement and dissemination of knowledge of the theory and practice of mechanical engineering, the presentation of a proper perspective of engineering work and the opportunity to become acqua inted with the personnel and activities of the Society as well as to promote a professional consciousness and fellowship

Association for Computing Machinery - ACM
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information technology. With a world-wide membership of 80,000, ACM functions as a locus for computing professionals and students working in the various fields of Information Technology

Biomedical Engineering Society - BMES
Student chapters of the Biomedical Engineering Society introduce students to the profession of biomedical engineering, and the social role and obligations of the biomedical engineer. They provide an environment for social interaction and exhange of ideas between all levels of undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty

Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association
The Graduate Student Association in the Department of Chemical Engineering (ChE-GSA) provides a platform for all the graduate students to participate in group and social activities. It also helps to promote better interaction between the graduate students of the University of Cincinnati through the events organized by Graduate Students Governance Association. It tries to raise the issues concerned to the graduate students before the faculty and the department

ECECS Graduate Student Association
The purpose of GSA of ECECS is to 1) Serve as a liaison with the university administration through graduate students assembly; 2) Encourage unity and good communication within the organization by implementation of organizational meetings, social activities, seminars etc.; 3) Encourage participation of members in campus and community activities by posting and/or distribution of announcements regarding such opportunities

Engineers Without Borders - EWB
The purpose of the EWB-UCIN is to carry out the mission of EWB-USA through the development and implementation of its own economically sustainable engineering projects with disadvantaged communities in developing countries while encouraging its members to become internationally responsible engineering professionals and students.

Graduate Student Governance Association 
The Graduate Student Governance Association (GSGA) is a university-wide organization comprised of graduate students from all areas of academia. The graduate students from any department may form their own graduate student organization. Significant financial support of the individual groups is provided from the university through the GSGA. GSGA provides an information pool for all events and university decisions involving graduate students. Most importantly, however, is the fact that the GSGA has proven useful in the past as a means for graduate students to voice their concerns about graduate education at both the departmental and university level.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is the world's largest technical professional society. Founded in 1884 by a handful of practitioners of the new electrical engineering discipline, today's Institute is comprised of more than 320,000 members who conduct and participate in its activities in 152 countries. The men and women of the IEEE are the technical and scientific professionals making the revolutionary engineering advances which are reshaping our world today.

Institute of Industrial Engineers - IIE
Founded in 1948, the Institute of Industrial Engineers is the society dedicated to serving the professional needs of industrial engineers and all individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Our 24,000 members throughout North America and more than 80 countries stay on the cutting edge of their profession through IIE's life-long-learning approach, as reflected in theeducational opportunities, publications, and networking opportunities we offer. Members also gain valuable leadership experience and enjoy peer recognition through numerous volunteer opportunities.

Institute of Transportation Engineers
The ITE student chapter at the University of Cincinnati is involved in activities which provides the students with an opportunity to interact with academic and professional groups and individuals in the transportation engineering profession. It assists the students in fostering the development of professional spirits through attendance at conferences and meetings, both at the state and national level. The meetings and discussions throughout the year will help one to understand the current issues related to the transportation engineering profession.

Society of Automotive Engineers - SAE
More than 75,000 engineers, business executives, educators, and students from more than 97 countries form our network of members who share information and exchange ideas for advancing the engineering of mobility systems

The American Ceramic Society - ACerS
The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) is the world's leading organization dedicated to the advancement of ceramics. ACerS, an international association that provides the latest technical, scientific and educational information to its Members and others in the ceramics and related materials field, structures its services, staff and capabilities to meet the needs of the ceramics community, related fields, and the general public.