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Professional Societies

Since 1963, members from a single professional society have achieved virtually every milestone in modern American flight. That society is the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. With...
The Northeastern University student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (NU-ASME) is an organization that seeks to promote and explore opportunities in engineering. NU-ASME offers students, faculty, alumni, and community members the ability to interact, network with engineering professionals, and provide civil service to the greater Boston area. NU-ASME combines scholastic principles with fundamental real-world applications to enhance engineering knowledge and awareness.
Enabling Engineering is a Northeastern University student group that applies engineering technologies to build low-cost devices that improve the lives of the elderly and individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities. Our goal is to empower affected individuals by giving them greater independence, reducing medical errors, and increasing social connectedness, at minimal cost.
IISE Northeastern is committed to optimizing our members' college experience by fostering an environment that promotes professional and academic development while collaborating with peers and networking with industry leaders.
INFORMS is a venue for learning, a catalyst for professional advancement, and an opportunity for camaraderie.
The NU-ESS is a graduate academic student group associated with the Masters of Science in Energy Systems program of the College of Engineering. Though closely related the program, NU-ESS welcomes involvement from everyone in the Northeastern community interested in taking a more active role relating to energy, sustainability and environmental issues.
The Northeastern University Mechanical Contractors Association of America (NUMCAA) is a student group with a goal to enlighten studying engineers of the potential in this industry.
The goal SAE at Northeastern University's SAE chapter is to provide students with an opportunity to study of automobiles outside of the class room. The club allows students a chance to take their knowledge from the classroom and apply it to automobiles. Seeing, feeling, and modifying parts allows them to develop a much deeper understanding for how and why each of a vehicle’s systems and their components work.
The Society For Biomaterials is a multidisciplinary society of academic, healthcare, governmental and business professionals dedicated to promoting advancements in all aspects of biomaterial science, education and professional standards to enhance human health and quality of life. - See more at: http://biomaterials.org/about/about-society#sthash.YGwIVDRu.dpuf

Competitions

NU BAJA is a team of student engineers that design, fabricate, and race a custom off-road vehicle in the Baja SAE Collegiate Design Series.
NU Solar Boat is a student-run engineering club founded in 2009 that designs, builds and races a solar-powered boat.

Affinity Groups

The BESS mission is to form a network for and solidarity among student engineers, building a support system for engineers to ensure that they would stay in the field. In a means to counter the lack...
GEB aims to promote the relationship among all graduate engineers at Northesatern, fostering an atmostphere of teamwork and creativity. GEB focuses on the development of the entire graduate engineering community and through its various programs aims to improve the personal and professional lives of graduate engineering students studying at NEU.
Material Advantage provides access to the materials science and engineering professional's most preeminent societies: ACerS, AIST, ASM International and TMS The Northeastern Chapter of Material...
Northeastern University Association of Gaming Enthusiasts (NUAGE) is a club that plays a wide variety of board games including strategic, logic, table-top, party, and social interactive games. Our specialty is quite literally fun and games!
The Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, Northeastern University Chapter (NU SHPE) is a professional organization whose goal is to enable Latinos in the New England area (including MA, ME, NH, VT and RI) to pursue, obtain and develop successful careers with top research and development, high-tech (i.e., hardware, software and IT services), and communications companies, as well as other science- and engineering-based organizations.
The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in November 2007 to help Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals achieve their full potential. Organizations existed for other affinity groups - The National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers – and there was a need for a similar organization where students representing all of the pan Asian cultures could connect and support each other.
SWE was established to have fun and promote women in engineering.

Honor Societies

Pi Tau Sigma is the National Honorary Mechanical Engineering Society (est. 1915) and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. The Tau Kappa chapter helps to uphold the high scholastic reputation of Northeastern University by recognizing outstanding students.
The Northeastern University chapter of Tau Beta Pi is an honor society encompassing every engineering discipline. The organization is devoted to helping engineers develop both technical skills and leadership abilities.