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Student Organizations

American Society of Engineering Education

Faculty Advisor - Dr. In-Hyouk Song

ASEE Website

The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Student Chapter at Texas State University was formed to promote engineering practices, educational resources, and community partnerships. Our focus is to help inspire secondary and post-secondary students to pursue a higher level of education.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Faculty Advisor - Dr. Larry Larson
IEEE Texas State Student Chapter Website
IEEE Website

The purpose of this society is to promote the engineering processes of creating, developing, integrating, sharing and applying knowledge about electronics, electrical engineering, and related sciences for the benefit of the general public and the profession as well as to further the vision of the society.

Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers

Faculty Advisor - Dr. Rosario Rosas-Vega
IISE Texas State Student Chapter Website
IISE Website

The Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) is the world's largest professional society dedicated to the support of the Industrial Engineering (IE) and related professions. The IISE student chapter at Texas State carries out this mission through organized, collaborative effort in study, research, and discussion of the field of Industrial Engineers, and through the dissemination of knowledge thereby gained. The main activities of IISE include organizing leadership and networking sessions, hosting lectures offered by reputable IE speakers from industry and academia, attending research conferences, visiting important industrial facilities, participating in student competitions, offering certifications to members, etc.

To join IISE, please email Dr. Rosas-Vega at

Latinos in Science and Engineering

Faculty Advisor - Cheryl McWilliams

MAES Website


The Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES) is the foremost Latino organization for the development of STEM leaders in the academic, executive, and technical communities. MAES has been present at Texas State University for over 20 years, developing members into competitive leaders in the STEM field.

Their mission is to promote, cultivate, and honor excellence in education and leadership among Latino engineers and scientists. The MAES-Latinos in Science & Engineering at Texas State Chapter's mission is to professionally develop their members to become the new generation of leaders in the STEM fields. This will be done by exposing their members to new ideas, connect with professionals in the area, and travel to regional and national conferences. The vision of MAES-TX State is to make sure that students at Texas State University who are interested in STEM fields prepare themselves adequately during their undergraduate career and are able to compete in this field after graduation.

National Society of Black Engineers

Advisor - Dr. Rich Compeau
NSBE Texas State Chapter Website
NSBE Website

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) envisions a world in which engineering is a mainstream word in homes and communities of color, and all Black students can envision themselves as engineers. In this world, Blacks exceed parity in entering engineering fields, earning degrees, and succeeding professionally.

The mission of the National Society of Black Engineers is "to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community".

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Faculty Advisor - Dr. Bahram Asiabanpour
SME Texas State Chapter Website
SME Website

The Texas State Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers is open for membership by all Engineering and Technology students. SME was organized to promote professional growth and society activity among its members. All interested university faculty and students are welcome to join.

Society of Women Engineers

Faculty Advisor - Dr. Clara Novoa
SWE Texas State Student Chapter Website
SWE Website

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a national, not-for-profit educational and service organization that stimulates women to achieve full potential in their careers as engineers and leaders and expand the image of the engineering profession. The Texas State Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (TS-SWE) is open for membership to students from Engineering, Technology, Computer Science and related fields that are active SWE members. TS-SWE members have the opportunity to participate in activities that enhance leadership abilities, reach out to girls interested in engineering careers, and permit interchange of ideas among its members.