Student Organizations

The College of Engineering & Computing offers many ways to get involved. Whether you're interested in computing or chemistry, there's an organization for you! Below is a list for every organization in the College of Engineering & Computing. If you'd like to filter your interests down to the department, check out our departmental organization pages available in the left navigation.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

AIAA Logo AIAA is the hub of all things aerospace at Miami, including design projects and competitions, workshops, professional events, tours, and  Aerospace-related social events. We design, build, and fly radio-controlled  aircraft and model rockets in the names of fun and learning. Anyone with  the slightest interest in airplanes, rockets, or space travel can contact us at Advisor: Dr. Ryan Clark (

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

AIChE logo AIChE is the Miami student chapter of the National American Institute of Chemical Engineers professional organization. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Paluch (

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME logo The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a group designed to promote the interaction of students in engineering through design projects, tutoring, and assistance with career advancement. Advisor: Dr. Andrew Sommers (

Association for Computing Machinery

ACM logo An organization for technology-oriented majors and minors. We promote student development in software and computer science skills. We also encourage involvement in the CSE department. Advisor: Norm Krumpe (

Association for Computing Machinery-Women (ACM-W)

ACM-W LogoOur mission is to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. It is our vision to reach gender parity in computing and technology sectors. We accept people of all genders and gender identities as members and officers. We accept people of all majors with an interest in technology. Advisor: Dr. Valerie Cross (

Biomedical Engineering Society

BMES logoThe Miami student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society purpose is to give students the opportunity to learn about the bioengineering/biomedical/biomechanical/medical field and meet fellow students who share the same interests. BMES strives to accomplish these goals through different events throughout the year. These events include biweekly meeting where students will learn about new medical discoveries, professional development programs, design competitions, speakers, network opportunities, and social events.

BMES will also be sending representatives to the National BMES Conference. Advisor: Dr. Justin Saul (

CSE Student Advisory Council

The Student Advisory Council consists of students that meet on a regular basis with the head of our department. This group provides advice and leadership when it comes to hiring new professors, forming student organizations such as B1TS, and sponsoring social events for our students, such as Paintball and game nights. Advisor: Dr. Jim Kiper (

ECE Student Advisory Council

ECESAC is a departmental, student-run group that provides a voice for the students of the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. The members of the SAC are active in the development and cultivation of department projects, programs, curriculum, and other changes. It's a great opportunity to have an impact on the department now and into the future. If you're interested in learning more and possibly becoming a member, ask your academic advisor for more information. Advisor: Dr. Qihou Zhou (

Engineering & Computing Student Council

ECSC logoAs a group, our goal is to promote communication amongst the engineering community by encouraging unity, professionalism, and collaboration. When necessary projects and events with engineering groups will be coordinated. Advisor: Clark Kelly (

Engineers Without Borders

EWB logo Engineers without Borders is a non-profit organization that collaborates with developing communities to design and implement sustainable engineering that address basic needs. Advisor: Dr. Cathy Almquist (

Girls Who Code

Girls Who CodeGirls Who Code is a student organization where Miami volunteers teach 5th - 12th grade girls and boys about computer science, while emphasizing the importance of a community that supports women in technology. Our focus is primarily on web development, but also introduce more advanced topics such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Our goal is to close the gender gap in technology by inspiring, educating, and equipping our students with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. Advisor: Dr. Daniela Inclezan (

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IEEE logoMiami's IEEE Chapter is a student organization that helps facilitate students' education by providing opportunities to explore and learn outside of the classroom in a hands-on environment. It is in your best interest to join IEEE early in your career and begin taking advantage of the many opportunities it provides. Advisor: Dr. Peter Jamieson (


Our goal is to organize and run events for kids in the Oxford area that promote teamwork and problem solving through the use of computer programming. No computer science knowledge is needed; we are open to all majors. Advisor: Norm Krumpe (

Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute

Working together with seasoned leaders from business and government, we engage engineering and computer science students in a unique and transformative learning experience that embraces interpersonal and communication skills, teamwork, self-knowledge, innovation, change management, emotional intelligence, cultural diversity and business acumen. Advisor: Louise Mormon (

MME Student Leadership Council

SLC represents the broader spectrum of the Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Engineering Management student body. The purpose of the council is to provide a mechanism for students to give constructive feedback on their educational experience. This partnership helps the department to communicate closely with the students, to learn first hand about the students' needs and concerns and to gain invaluable insight into their perception of the program. SAC is the group responsible for planning Engineering Week activities as well as other social activities for MME majors. Advisor: Dr. Amit Shukla (

National Society of Black Engineers

NSBE logoNSBE's mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers and scientists who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. Advisor: Dr. Brian Kirkmeyer (

Redhawk Racing - Baja

Miami University Baja fulfills the senior capstone requirement for engineering students. Each year seniors, with the assistance of several underclassmen, design and construct a rugged, off-road vehicle to compete in an international competition through the Society of Automotive Engineers. The competition features various dynamic events - traction, maneuverability, and suspension - as well as a four-hour endurance race. Miami enters the competition each year with the goal of achieving a top ten finish! Advisor: Karl Reiff (

Redhawk Racing - Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

The Formula SAE team works to custom design and fabricate a race car. The group is divided into four cohesive groups that work together to bring the car to completion. The four groups are Suspension, Chassis, Drive Chain, and Business. Advisor: Karl Reiff (

Society of Women Engineers

SWE logoThe Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit education and service organization. SWE is the driving force that establishes engineering as a highly desirable career aspiration for women. SWE empowers women to succeed and advance in those aspirations and be recognized for their life-changing contributions and achievements as engineers and leaders.
Here at Miami, our SWE chapter provides members with opportunities and resources to serve our sisterhood of women engineers. We hold academic, career-oriented, service, and social events for our members.
Advisor: Elise Yuhas (

Tau Beta Pi

Tau Beta Pi logoTau Beta Pi is an engineering honor society for select students ranking in the top 1/8 of juniors and 1/5 of seniors in accredited majors. Advisor: Dr. Doug Coffin (

Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry

TAPPI logoTAPPI's purpose is to provide individuals with an interest in the paper, pulp and allied industries with the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the paper and related industries while strengthening social ties between students and industry professional through networking and social events. Advisor: Dr. Steve Keller (

Theta Tau

Theta tau logoTheta Tau is a chapter of the nation's largest professional engineering fraternity. The organization is centered around its three pillars of brotherhood, professional development and service. Typical events during a semester will include an industry visit, networking opportunities near career fair, service with Habitat for Humanity, and social events. Please contact with any questions.