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Amateur Radio Club (W7OSU) An organization for OSU community members who are or wish to become licensed amateur radio operators.  w7osu@oregonstate.edu
Karl Schilke, faculty advisor
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) International professional association representing the interests of those engaged in measuring and communicating spatial data relating to the Earth's surface.  surveyingandmapping@oregonstate.edu
Robert Schultz, faculty advisor
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) The OSU branch of AIAA aims to promote student interest in aerospace engineering with hands-on research and design projects. AIAA@oregonstate.edu
Nancy Squires, faculty advisor
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Engineers Without Borders seek to partner with disadvantaged peoples to improve their quality of life. ewb@oregonstate.edu
Lewis Semprini, faculty advisor
Hydrophiles A student organization whose objective is to provide a forum for academic, professional, and social interaction among students, faculty, and other members of the Oregon State University community who share a common interest in all areas of water resources and hydrology, including science, policy, and engineering. hydrophiles@oregonstate.edu
Mary Santelmann, faculty advisor
Michael Campana, faculty advisor
Materials Research Society Keeping Oregon State University students in touch with materials science research, jobs, and networking.

Greg Herman, faculty advisor

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. blackengineerssociety@oregonstate.edu
Marleigh Perez, faculty advisor
Oregon State University Robotics Club The purpose of this organization is to supplement the existing Electrical Engineering curriculum and TekBots
Matt Shuman, faculty advisor
oSTEM @ OSU Our goal is to empower and connect LGBTQA individuals within STEM majors, preparing them for the professional world and life ahead. oSTEM@oregonstate.edu
Brett McFarlane, faculty advisor
Phi Sigma Rho Social sorority for women in engineering. phisigmarho@oregonstate.edu
Pi Tau Sigma – Omega Chapter Engineering Honor Society PTS@engr.orst.edu
Deborah Pence, faculty advisor
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) A society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science.

Dana Sanchez, faculty advisor
Wanda Crannell, faculty advisor

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) The Society of American Military Engineers is the premier professional engineering association in the United States for connecting architects, engineers, and construction (A/E/C) professionals in the public sector and private industry, uniting them to improve individual and collective capabilities for national security. The goal of the OSU Student Chapter is to foster relationships and bring educational opportunities to Oregon State students with an interest in engineering 

Eric Larsen, faculty advisor
Cindy Rossi, faculty advisor

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Promoting professional and personal growth, carrying out our social responsibility to be involved in education, business, and government issues, and enhancing pride within our organization, as well as reinforcing our reputation as a vital Hispanic organization. SHPE@oregonstate.edu
Ellen Momsen, faculty advisor

Society of Women Engineers

To empower all through an inclusive, innovative, ever-expanding array of high quality programs that provide resources for all generations of women in technical fields.

Ellen Momsen, faculty advisor

Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society taubetapi@oregonstate.edu
Keith Levien, faculty advisor
Triangle Fraternity Triangle Fraternity is an organization of male scientists and engineers looking to better themselves and their community. osutrianglebrothers@oregonstate.edu
Dawn Snyder, advisor

Civil Engineering / Construction Engineering Management




American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-way Association (AREMA) The goal of the organization is to facilitate and advance academic curiosity in railway engineering.   railway.engineers@oregonstate.edu
Katharine Hunter-Zaworski, faculty advisor
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Advancement through education programs, professional and social interaction.

Tom Miller, faculty advisor

 James Desmond, President


Associated General Contractors (AGC) Construction Engineering Management student group. associatedgeneralcontractors@oregonstate.edu
David Trejo, faculty advisor
Concrete Canoe Team (ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers) Team dedicated to designing a concrete canoe suitable for the American Society of Civil Engineers Concrete Canoe National Competition.

Andy Truong, captain
Jason Ideker, faculty advisor

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

A student chapter of the National Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.

Tom Miller, faculty advisor

Geo-Institute Graduate Student Organization (GIGSO) GIGSO is intended to strengthen communication between graduate and undergraduate students interested in geotechnical engineering. GIGSO@oregonstate.edu
Armin Stuedlein, faculty advisor

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

An international individual member educational and scientific association. One of the largest and fastest-growing multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world.

David Hurwitz, faculty advisor

Steel Bridge Team (ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers) ASCE organizes a wide range of activities including speaker meetings, field trips, community service projects, and participates in competitive projects, such as the concrete canoe, steel bridge and timber bridge contests.

Nathan Jones, co-captain
Jessee Bogenoff, co-captain
Peter Mercer, co-captain
Tom Miller, faculty advisor 

Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering




American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

AIChE is a professional association that provides leadership in advancing the chemical engineering profession.

Skip Rochefort, faculty advisor

Biological Engineering Student Chapter (AIChE) Promoting the field of bioengineering and the professional development of club members. CBEE@oregonstate.edu
Skip Rochefort, faculty advisor

Environmental Engineering Student Chapter  (AIChE)

Promoting the field of environmental engineering and the professional development of club members.

Skip Rochefort, faculty advisor

OSU Chem Club (SAACS)

A diverse group of students who are interested in chemistry and its applications in the world.

Emile Firpo, faculty advisor

OSU Sustainable Energy Initiative (SEI)

A group promoting the use, manufacture, and research development of sustainable energies locally and globally.

David Hackleman, faculty advisor
Alex Yokochi, faculty advisor

Ecological Engineering




Ecological Engineering Student Society (EESS)

Learn about Ecological Engineering through current students and guest speakers. Get involved with projects, field-trips, and group discussions.

Chad Higgins, faculty advisor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science




Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) An honor society for Electrical and Computer Engineering majors. etakappanu@oregonstate.edu
Un-Ku Moon, faculty advisor

Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Professional organization for electrical and electronics engineers.

Donald Heer, faculty advisor

Oregon State Linux Users Group (LUG)

Students and community members collaborating for the good of free and open source software.

Carlos Jensen, faculty advisor

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering




Alpha Pi Mu (APM)

Industrial Engineering Honor Society

Rasaratnam Logendran, faculty advisor

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Student chapter of national professional organization (Institute of Industrial Engineers). industrialengineers@oregonstate.edu
Hector Vergara, faculty advisor

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

Professional development, cross disciplinary exposure and networking opportunities for students within the framework of manufacturing and manufacturing technology.

Karl Haapala, faculty advisor

Mechanical Engineering




American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) The Oregon State University Student Section of ASME is committed to providing exposure to the industry of mechanical engineering through tours, lectures and competitions. ASME@oregonstate.edu
Chris Hoyle, faculty advisor
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Organization to improve humanity be enabling the global use of robotic technology in everyday lives. unmannedvehicle@oregonstate.edu
Michael Wing, faculty advisor
Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Graduate Student Social Skills Society The organization gathers graduate students from MIME to encourage networking, collaboration, social skill development, and camaraderie. mime.grads@oregonstate.edu
David Cann, faculty advisor
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) OSU Formula and Baja racing teams. societyof automotiveengineers@oregonstate.edu
Bob Paasch, faculty advisor

Nuclear Engineering




Alpha Nu Sigma To recognize high scholarship, integrity, and potential achievement in applied nuclear science and nuclear engineering among outstanding students by means of membership in the Society. alphanusigma@oregonstate.edu
Wade Marcum, faculty advisor

American Nuclear/Health Physics Society

Community outreach organization dedicated to teaching about Nuclear Engineering

Wade Marcum, faculty advisor