The School of Engineering at San Francisco State University offers a great opportunity to succeed in the profession of engineering. Excellent professors, a large variety of classes, and a diverse student body all contribute to an exciting experience at SFSU. Complementing the academic opportunities, membership in professional engineering societies is available. We believe that the academic rigors of the engineering curriculum should be balanced with involvement in extracurricular activities, including the engineering societies that exist at SFSU.
Governed by the Student Advisory Board (SAB), the societies at SFSU offer a wide variety of experiences and opportunities including networking, career planning, job placement, tours of industrial facilities, tutoring, and leadership. Whether your focus is in machine design, integrated circuits, or structural design, there is an engineering society for you. Currently, societies at SFSU include
- AISES: American Indian Science & Engineering Society*
- ASHRAE: American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers*
- SAMPE: Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering*
* These societies are inactive as of fall 2004. If you are interested in helping to reactivate these societies, please email SAB for more details. If you have any questions regarding individual societies you may send email to the listed addresses; if the address does not appear, contact SAB.
Society events include the Science & Engineering Career Fair; the Engineering Banquet; Engineers Week in February; numerous competitions such as ASCE Steel Bridge, IEEE Micro Mouse, and ASME Human Powered Vehicle; and outreach to high schools and community colleges.
Involvement with the Engineering Societies is highly encouraged and greatly needed. Contact information is below.
Engineering Societies office: Science 152 (with mailboxes for each society)
SAB email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MEP Office: Science 250, telephone 415-338-1328