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Student organizations in Engineering help connect classroom and career, develop professionalism, increase technical proficiency, and refine ethical judgment. Some organizations are involved in community service; many involve teams that compete in intramural soccer, football, hockey, and softball games; and a few manage coffee shops on weekday mornings in the departmental lounges. A complete listing of student organizations is available here:


c/o Monroe Weber-Shirk, 265 Hollister Hall

Alpha Epsilon

c/o Professor Jim Bartsch, 314 Riley-Robb Hall
National honor society of agricultural, food, and biological engineering.

Alpha Sigma Mu

c/o Professor Shefford Baker, 329 Thurston Hall
Honorary society for students in materials engineering.

American Association of Environmental Engineers (AAEE)

c/o Professor Beth Ahner, 202 Riley-Robb Hall

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

c/o Diversity Programs in Engineering Office, 146 Olin Hall

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

108 Upson Hall

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

120 Olin Hall,

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

c/o Professor Jery Stedinger, 213 Hollister Hall

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

108 Upson Hall

Association of Computer Science Undergraduates (ACSU)

c/o Nicole Roy, 303 Upson Hall

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

c/o Professor Chris Schaffer, B57 Weill Hall
Student chapter of the national BMES

Chi Epsilon

c/o Professor James Bisogni, 217 Hollister Hall
Student chapter of the national honor society in civil engineering.

Cornell AEP Society (CAEPS)

c/o Professor Chris Xu, 212 Clark Hall
Student organization of the School of Applied and Engineering Physics.

Cornell Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (CCAMS)

c/o Mark W. Wysocki, 1114 Bradfield Hall

Cornell Cup USA, presented by INTEL

c/o David Schneider, 612 Rhodes Hall
Creators of the national embedded systems competition at Disney World

Cornell Materials Society (CMS)

c/o Professor Michael Thompson, 328 Bard Hall
Undergraduate chapter of the Materials Research Society (MRS), The Materials Information Society (ASM), and The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS).

Cornell University Sustainable Design (CUSD)

c/o David Schneider, 612 Rhodes Hall
Dedicated to designing and building innovative energy systems.;

Digital Gaming Alliance (DGA)

c/o Walker White, 4122 Upson Hall
The video games club at Cornell.

Encourage Young Engineering Students (EYES)

Public Service Center, 200 Barnes Hall
Committed to increasing the mathematics and science skills of evolving elementary,
middle, and high school students.

Engineering Ambassadors Association

102 Hollister Hall
Introduces prospective first-year students to the College of Engineering

Engineering Representative to the Student Assembly

Engineering Student Assembly, Office of the Assemblies, 165 Day Hall

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW)

c/o Professor Park Doing, 396 Rhodes Hall
Dedicated to building a more sustainable world.

Engineers Without Borders

c/o Mike Walter, 218 Riley-Robb Hall

Eta Kappa Nu (HKN)

c/o Associate Director for ECE
224 Phillips Hall
Student chapter of the electrical and computer engineering honor society.

Information Science Student Association (ISSA)

c/o Amy Sindone, 303 Upson Hall

Institute of Biological Engineering (IBE)

114 Riley-Robb Hall
Student chapter of the national IBE.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

c/o Richard Shealy, 311 Phillips Hall
Student chapter of the national IEEE.

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

c/o Cindy Jay, 203 Rhodes Hall
Student chapter of the national INFORMS.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

c/o Diversity Programs in Engineering Office, 146 Olin Hall

Omega Rho International Honor Society

c/o ORE, 203 Rhodes Hall
Student chapter of the Omega Rho International Honor Society.

Peer Advisor Program

c/o Engineering Advising, 167 Olin Hall
Helps first-year engineering students adjust to life at Cornell and Engineering.

Pi Tau Sigma

108 Upson Hall
Student chapter of the honorary mechanical engineering society.

Science of Earth Systems Student Association

c/o Savannah Sawyer, 2124 Snee Hall

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

c/o Professor Albert George, 208 Upson Hall

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

c/o Diversity Programs in Engineering Office , 146 Olin Hall

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

c/o Diversity Programs in Engineering Office, 146 Olin Hall

Tau Beta Pi

c/o Gennady Samorodnitsky
Student chapter of the national engineering honor society.

Women in Computing at Cornell (WICC)

303 Upson Hall