Student Organizations

Honor Societies

    • Tau Beta Pi logoTau Beta Pi - Louisiana Epsilon Chapter (Engineering)

      Advisor: Norma Mattei

      This association was established to recognize engineering students of distinguished scholarship and exemplary character. The Louisiana Epsilon Chapter was installed at UNO in 1993. Members are involved in community service such as Habitat for Humanity and Beach Sweep, as well at tutoring, blood drives and lectures on engineering topics.

      Alpha Chi Epsilon (Civil Engineering)
      Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering)
      Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering)
      Mu Alpha Rho Epsilon (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering)

Student Organizations

    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) - UNO Chapter

      ASCE logoUNO students founded the local chapter in 1976. They have competed in the Concrete Canoe competition, "the America's Cup of college civil engineering," since 1989. They also compete annually in the AISC Steel Bridge competition.

    • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) - UNO Chapter

      ASME logoMembership is open to any student in Pre-Engineering or in the College of Engineering. Membership applications are available from any ASME officer.

    • American Water Resource Association (AWRA)

      AWRA logoThis organization is dedicated to the advancement of interdisciplinary water resources research, planning, management, development and education.

    • American Welding Society

      AWS logoAn organization dedicated to advancing the science, technology and application of welding and related joining disciplines.
      Read more about the national organization here.

    • Czech Technical University, Prague

      Czech Flag Study Abroad at Czech Technical University in Prague. This study abroad opportunity for engineering students is sponsored by the BA in International Studies program at UNO.

      Czech Technical University, Prague website
    • Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) - UNO Chapter

      Advisor: Ittiphong Leevongwat

      IEEE logoThe main purpose of the UNO IEEE branch is to promote and encourage study of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering as well as other subject matters of interest to the IEEE. You can also read about the United States chapter at the IEEE-USA home page.

    • Instrument Society of America

      An interdisciplinary organization dedicated to fostering technical, scientific, and educational advancement in the theory, design, manufacture, and use of instruments, computers, and measurement systems. ISA standards are the final words for instrument and control professionals.

    • Louisiana Engineering Society

      LES logoA state chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers.

    • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) - UNO Chapter

      NSBE logoThe UNO chapter's website contains a large repository of information that is pertinent to African-Americans, such as African-American publications and numerous other sites focusing on African-American issues as well as links to professional engineering & technical associations, job and career links and New Orleans links. View the national site at .

    • Order of the Engineer, Link 118 - UNO Chapter

      LES logoGraduates of the College of Engineering are invited to join the Order of the Engineer, a national organization devoted to maintaining high ethical standards in the engineering profession.

      Order of the Engineer, Link 118 website
    • Propeller Club

      The Propeller Club of the United States is a national organization for engineers in the marine industry.

National Organization Website
    • Society of American Military Engineers

      SAME logoThis organization's objective is to increase the engineering potential of the United States for the security and strength of the nation. Go to the home page of the


National Organization Website


    • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

      SHPE logoThis society was established for the purpose of recruitment, retention, and recognition of Hispanic Students in Engineering. Read about the national organization here .

    • Society for Advanced Graduate Engineering Studies (SAGES) - UNO

      SNAME logoThis professional graduate engineering society was established in 1998 in the College of Engineering at UNO. This student organization seeks to enhance the education of the graduate engineer by promoting graduate-level research and technical communication skills among the engineering student body. The goal is for each member or group to complete at least one research project each year. Membership is also open to undergraduates.

    • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) - UNO Chapter

      SAGES logoMembers of the UNO chapter, established more than 20 years ago, compete in the Wooden Boat Competition and attend the national organization's annual meetings.

    • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - UNO Chapter

      Advisor: Norma Mattei

      SWE logoRead about the national organization.

National Organization Website

Student Projects

    • Mechanical Engineering Mini Baja Competition

      Engineering students are tasked to design and build an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe punishment of rough terrain and, in the East competition, water.

      Mechanical Engineering Mini Baja Competition webpage