Engineering Student Organizations
Students in the College of Engineering participate in many campus
organizations, many of which focus on science/engineering issues. Many
of these student clubs are also UCSB chapters of national professional
membership organizations that can be of benefit to the start of an
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
national organization dedicated to promoting the professional
development of its members through its programs and relationships with
other student chapters.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASME is a
national organization dedicated to generating interest in mechanical
engineering for students majoring in the field.
Association of Computing Machinery
ACM is an
international scientific and educational organization dedicated to
advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of information
technology and serving as a leading resource for computing
professionals and students working in information technology.
Engineering Student Council
The ESC provides the College
of Engineering administration (e.g., the Deans, the Faculty Executive
Committee and other key staff) a student perspective on relevant
topics and makes recommendations throughout the year.
Engineers Without Borders
A nonprofit humanitarian
organization dedicated to partnering with disadvantaged communities to
improve their quality of life through implementation of
environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects, and
developing internationally-responsible engineering students.
The EA is a business,
entrepreneurship, and technology club that connects motivated students
with successful entrepreneurs, professors, and each other through
networking and workshops.
Eta Kappa Nu
A national honor society for academic
recognition and camaraderie for electrical engineering and computer
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
professional association for the advancement of technology. Our local
IEEE chapter is dedicated to enhancing the educational and
professional growth of students in electrical and computer engineering
A UCSB student organization dedicated to
serving its members and the community to advance the study of math,
science, and engineering. The group provides members with professional
exposure, leadership opportunities, scholarships and helps inspire
members to pursue the highest level of education.
Machine Shop Club
The machine shop club is a great way to
learn about new machining techniques and explore current industry
practices. Members also work on group projects every quarter and
support individual projects.
National Society for Black Engineers
organization dedicated to promote the recruitment, retention, and
successful graduation of African-American students in engineering and
Out in Science, Techology, Engineering, and Mathematics
As a chapter of oSTEM Incorporated, UC Santa Barbara oSTEM aims to
serve and affirm people who identify as LGBTQIA and to promote the
participation from and development of LGBTQIA communities in STEM
Pi Tau Sigma
Pi Tau Sigma is the international mechanical
engineering honor society. Undergraduate and graduate students are
eligible to join based on academic achievement.
The Robotics Club at UCSB is a
project-oriented club composed of students interested in the many
fields that intersect with robotics. Members participate in several
competitions and work on other member-initiated projects.
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
The UCSB chapter of SACNAS strives to promote both minority students
and diversity in the STEM fields through professional development
events, guest speakers, community service events, and high school
Society of Women Engineers
A national organization
dedicated to providing a support system for women, increasing the
understanding of engineering among women on a practical and
theoretical basis, and enhancing professionalism of its members.
Student Entrepreneurs Association
A UCSB student
organization dedicated to empowering students with the business
acumen, skills and experience that will help ensure their success as
future business leaders and contributors to society.
Women In Science and Engineering
WiSE is an organization
dedicated to providing a support network for women and girls in
science and engineering at UCSB and in the Santa Barbara region.
Women in Software and Hardware
WISH provides current and
potential female students in the Computer Science, Computer
Engineering, and Electrical Engineering disciplines with a network and
organization to help them succeed as undergraduate engineering
students at UCSB to prepare for a career in industry and/or academia.