National Professional Societies

American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM)
http://wmich.collegiatelink.net/organization/asem

The mission of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) is to communicate the engineering management philosophy while continuously improving the quality of the Engineering Management Technology degree. Engineering management is the art and science of planning, organizing, allocating resources, and directing and controlling activities which have a technological component. It integrates technical engineering and project systems management skills to prepare students to lead people, projects and teams.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
www.asce.org

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
www.asme.org

ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
www.acm.org

ACM, the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
http://bmes.org/

The Vision of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is to serve as the world's leading society of professionals devoted to developing and using engineering and technology to advance human health and well-being.

Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)
www.decisionsciences.org

The Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) is a professional organization of academicians and practitioners interested in the application of quantitative and behavioral methods to the problems of society. Through national, international and regional conferences, competitions, and publications, the Institute provides an international forum for presenting and sharing research in the study of decision processes across disciplines. The Institute also plays a vital role in the academic community by offering professional development activities and job placement services.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
www.ieee.org/index.html

IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
www.incose.org

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1990. Our mission is to share, promote and advance the best of systems engineering from across the globe for the benefit of humanity and the planet.

Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)
www.informs.org

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and business analytics.

Professional Examinations

The Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam is typically the first step in the process leading to the P.E. (Professional Engineer) license. It is designed for students who are close to finishing an undergraduate engineering degree. The exam lasts 8 hours and is administered in April and October. Learn more about the exam, scheduling, registration, and more at www.ncees.org/Exams/FE_exam.

For advisement on the FE exam, contact Professor Samar Hamdar, ASCE Student Chapter Advisor.