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The Gallogly College of Engineering has over 50 student organizations who focus on offering social, educational, and professional events to help students develop professionally and as leaders. 

Alpha Sigma Kappa - Women in Technical Studies

Alpha Sigma Kappa

President: Johanna Masterson
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Deborah Trytten

Alpha Sigma Kappa is a social sorority for technical majors. We are a group of young women supporting each other through a sisterhood. We accept undergraduate and graduate students in Architecture, Engineering, Mathematics and the Sciences. Support is essential while pursuing a degree in engineering, mathematics, or any other technical major because we all meet the same challenges.

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Engineers' Club

Engineers' Club

President: Reagan Shirk

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kash Barker

Staff Advisor: Dalton Brasington

The purpose of Engineers' Club is to unite the engineers of the University of Oklahoma. We serve the students by connecting engineers of different majors, backgrounds, interests, and skill sets to succeed at the university and beyond. From frequent social events to valuable opportunities like Fall Fest and the Career Fair, Engineers’ Club is on a mission to better the Gallogly College of Engineering.

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Society of Manufacturing Engineers

SME

President: Edward Pledger

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Shiva Raman

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the world's leading professional organization to advance manufacturing knowledge. Innovation, productivity, flexibility, and continuous improvement are key ingredients to success in the constantly evolving world of manufacturing, and SME provides a resource for their integration. 

Tau Beta Pi

Tau Beta Pi

President: Lauryn Carver

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert Huck

The Tau Beta Pi Association was founded at Lehigh University in 1885 by Edward Higginson Williams, Jr., to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges. 

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Triangle Fraternity

Triangle

President: Trevor Cooper

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brian Grady

The purpose of Triangle shall be to maintain a fraternity of engineers, architects and scientists.  It shall carry out its purpose by establishing chapters that develop balanced men who cultivate high moral character, foster lifelong friendships, and live their lives with integrity. 

Sooner Engineering Entrepreneurs Club

SEEC

President: Cole Massad

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Stalford

The purpose of SEEC is to provide an environment for germinating students’ own engineering companies through club activities and functions that assist in bringing students and their ideas into discussions with venture capitalists and help with promoting a better understanding of real world engineering and business/work relationships.

American Indian Science & Engineering Society

AISES

President: Nathan Cook

Faculty Advisor: Lynnetta Eyachabbe

Staff Advisor: Dr. Steven Crossley

The American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) is a national organization which nurtures building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values. Through its educational programs, AISES provides opportunities for American Indians and Native Alaskans to pursue studies in science, engineering, and technology arenas. The ultimate goal of AISES is to be a catalyst for the advancement of American Indians and Native Alaskans as they seek to become self-reliant and self-determined members of society.

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National Society of Black Engineers

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President: Ashley Medice

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Randa Shehab

Staff Advisor: Crystal Garcia

To increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.

Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers

SASE

President: My Lam

Faculty Advisor: Benjamin Shiau

Staff Advisor: Jana Jacobs

To provide Asian-American Engineers at the University of Oklahoma the opportunity to explore networking options, academic support, and the ability to maximize their resources around the College of Engineering.

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

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President: Stephanie Prado

Faculty Advisor: Wilson Merchan-Merchan

Staff Advisor: Lisa Morales

SHPE promotes the development of Hispanics in engineering, science and other technical professions to achieve educational excellence, economic opportunity and social equality.

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Society of Women Engineers

SWE

President: Sydney Sprague

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sezin Kadioglu

Staff Advisor: Tiffany Smith

A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) society dedicated to the recruitment, retention,and employment of women in STEM fields. Stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity.

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American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

AIAA

President: Trevor Whitmire

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Thomas Hays

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession.

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American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME

President: Aubrey Carr

Faculty Advisor: Yingtao Liu

To serve diverse global communities by advancing, disseminating and applying engineering knowledge for improving the quality of life; and communicating the excitement of engineering.

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AME Graduate Student Community

AME-GSC

Co-Chair 1: Rajmohan Muthaiah

Co-Chair 2: Matthew J. Von Gonten

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Farrokh Mistree

To facilitate communication and the free exchange of academic and research interests among Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering graduate students and provide a formal mechanism for our members to have input into the governance of the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma.

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Pi Tau Sigma

Pi Tau Sigma

President: Courtney Holloway

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kurt Grammol

To foster high ideals in the engineering profession, simulate and support departmental activities c. Promote professional welfare, develop leadership and citizenship.

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Sigma Gamma Tau

SGT

President: Erica King

Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Miller

To recognize and honor those individuals in the field of Aeronautics and Astronautics who have, through scholarship, integrity, and outstanding achievement, been a credit to their profession. The society seeks to foster a high standard of ethics and professional practice and create a spirit of loyalty and fellowship, particularly among students of Aerospace Engineering.


American Institute of Chemical Engineers

AICHE

President: Trace Youngman

Faculty Advisor: Liangliang Huang

The OU Chapter of AIChE is meant to provide students with information and resources related to chemical engineering and also career endeavors as well as to connect chemical engineering students with faculty and networking opportunities.

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Oklahoma Biomedical Engineering Society

Oklahoma BME

President: Cyle Famuliner

Faculty Advisor: Handan Acar

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is a local chapter of a national organization for graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled or interested in pursuing a career in the BME field. This chapter will provide an environment as well as opportunities to get involved in the BME field through research, study, seminars, etc.

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American Society of Civil Engineers

ASCE

Contact: Brandon Tanksley

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris Ramseyer

The American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter at the university of Oklahoma was created to assist the development of Civil Engineering students into capable and professional practicing civil engineers. Students are acquainted with team working skills, and opportunities for networking with practicing engineers are provided.

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Architectural Engineering Institute

AEI

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris Ramseyer

To mentor Architecutral Engineers at the University of Oklahoma and promote AEs to potential employers.

Chi Epsilon

Chi Epsilon

President: Emily Avery     

Vice-President: Emma Coggin

Advisor: Dr. Harvey

Dedicated to the purpose of maintaining and promoting the status of civil engineering as an ideal profession, Chi Epsilon was organized to recognize the characteristics of the individual civil engineer deemed to be fundamental to the successful pursuit of an engineering career, and to aid in the development of those characteristics in the civil engineering student.

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Sooners Without Borders

SWB

President: Adella Kuster

Faculty Advisor: Jim Chamberlain

Staff Advisor: Lisa Morales

The mission of Sooners Without Borders is to partner with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through implementation of environmentally, equitable, and economically sustainable engineering projects, while developing internationally responsible students.

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Environmental Science Student Association

ESSA

President: Katherine Markley

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert Nairn

Our mission is to enable students to learn about professional potential and stimulate their passion for the protection and preservation of the environment.

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Association for Women in Computing

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President: MG Hirsch

Faculty Advisor: Virginie Perez Woods

The Association of Women in Computing student group works to create a community for women in technological fields at the University of Oklahoma. We teach and encourage our members to be confident in their abilities despite the social stigma surrounding women in computing.

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Computer Science Student Board

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PresidentRobert Monaco

Faculty Advisor: Mohammed Atiquzzaman

The Computer Science Student Board allows for students to take on formal leadership positions within the department. It takes on the organization of social events within department, allowing for student leadership positions and the mobilization of student volunteers. By working with all of the specialized student organizations within the department, we work to increase the diversity of student participation. We give younger students opportunities to form friendships with their community, and it would expose them to student leaders who would act as mentors. Overall, CSSB creates a community of student leaders who are excited to take initiative to continue improving the department.

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Computer Science Graduate Student Association

CSGSA

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mohammed Atiquzzaman

CSGSA exists to promote and improve the academic and social environment for graduate students in the School of Computer Science and the University of Oklahoma and to serve as a platform the graduate students of Computer Science to generate and exchange ideas.

Game Development Association

GDA

President: Noah Zemlin

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Deborah Trytten

The purpose of the Organization is to explore video game development and educate interested students in the processes and techniques involved in making a game great.  While writing code is a major part of game development, it takes a lot more than just programmers to produce a successful title. We aim to explore game development and educate interested students in the processes and techniques involved in making a game great.

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Software Studio

Software Studio

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rafal Jabrzemski

Software Studio is a place where you can:

- Work on approved out-of-class projects with state-of-the-art software and hardware tools
- Be a part of collaborative teams
- Gain additional hands-on experience
- Participate in software competitions
- Connect with and learn from professionals in your field
- Contribute to both app and game development
- Enjoy tech talks and seminars

Learn more about Software Studio.

Student Association for Computing Machinery

ACM

President: John Tran

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rafal Jabrzemski

The Association is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering, and application of information technology, serving both professional and public interests by fostering the open interchange of information and by promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.

Computer Science students have opportunities to pursue their education and training beyond the classroom environment. The CS programming teams represent OU in regional and worldwide programming competitions sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers

IEEE

President: Marc Thibodeau

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Robert Huck

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association devoted to advancing technological innovation and excellence for all. The IEEE Community offers confrences, technology standards and professional and educational activities.

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ECE Graduate Student Society

ECEGSS

President: Jesyca Fuenmayor

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Hjalti Sigmarsson

The purpose of Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Society (ECEGSS) is to support the students of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) with their academics, in addition to community service, extra-curricular activities, projects, recreation, and cooperation with other student organizations.

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Eta Kappa Nu

HKN

President: Corban Recknagel

Faculty Advisor: Lei Ding

Eta Kappa Nu is the honors society for electrical and computer engineers and is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing excellence in engineering.

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OU Robotics Club

Robotics Club

President: Andleeb Zahra

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chad Davis

Robotics Club exists for learning and teaching about robotics concepts through experience.

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Women in Electrical & Computer Engineering

WECE

President: Lauren Lusk

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jessica Ruyle

The purpose of WECE is to reach out and engage women from all levels in the department - from undergraduate to graduate to faculty. This group will foster a network within ECE that will serve professional, social, and academic purposes.

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Institute for Operations Research & Management Sciences

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Team Lead: Yasser Almoghathawi

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kash Barker

To encourage interest in the field of operations research and the management sciences, to advance the art and science of OR/MS for the general welfare of mankind, provide a means of communication among people having interest in OR/MS, to update knowledge about the operations research and management science profession, so student members may gain insight in their profession, present a forum of speakers who address OR/MS topics, to promote good fellowship among student members and their professors

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

IIE

President: Kathryn Leverson

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Randa Shehab

To provide a network and resources to Industrial and Systems Engineering students

Human Factors & Ergonomics Society

HFES

President: Elizabeth (Mintmire) Argyle 

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chen Ling

HFES is a national professional organization that welcomes people with an interest in designing systems to be safe and effective for the people who use and maintain them.

Alpha Pi Mu

APM

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Suleyman Karabuk

Alpha Pi Mu is an honors society that recognizes exceptional academic interests, abilities and leadership in the field of industrial engineering. Alpha Pi Mu promotes professional development and activities beneficial to the industrial engineering profession.

American Association of Drilling Engineers

AADE

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Subhash Shah

The purpose of the AADE is to provide a forum for the dissemination of practical drilling technology and techniques to those interested in the drilling industry while promoting professionalism and respect with regards to the drilling industry, the environment, and the communities in which the drilling industry operates. The Organization’s primary function is to provide opportunities for students to interact with current drilling professionals while promoting the aforementioned qualities.

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Oklahoma Energy Club

OEC

Through a non-biased approach, we will search for a solution to meet the energy demands of the 21st Century.

 

 

 

Pi Epsilon Tau

Pi Epsilon Tau

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Deepak Devegowda

Pi Epsilon Tau is the national honor society of petroleum engineers. We are a student led organization that promotes a closer bond between its student members and industry, to broaden the scope of activities of members, and to maintain the high ideals and standards of the engineering profession.

 

Society of Petroleum Engineers

SPE

President: Sarah Zink

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carl Sondergeld

The OU SPE Student Chapter strives to technically enhance our student members while providing networking opportunities for the energy industry. OU SPE maintains an active role on campus by hosting social, philanthropic, and technical events. Our Petrobowl team competes internationally at ATCE and has more championship titles than any other school. We are recognized world-wide by SPE International as a Gold Standard Student Chapter, one of only 26

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Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts

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President: Jaemin Jang

Faculty Advisor: Chandra Rai

The purpose of the organization is to help the students at the University of Oklahoma learn about the areas of petrophysics and well log analysis. The students will be exposed to the new techniques and ideas in the field of petrophysics and well log analysis through presentations and workshops from professionals in the industry.

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Society of Physics Students

SPS

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Arne Schwettmann

SPS exists to help students transform themselves into contributing members of the professional community by offering the opportunity to develop themselves in other important areas outside of coursework.