SEAS Student Organizations

Engineering Council (E-Council)

Email: gw.ecouncil@gmail.com
The Engineering Council is an umbrella organization that represents all other engineering organization to the GW Undergraduate Student Government . They provide ongoing leadership development for member organizations and distribute funds accordingly. In addition, they are responsible for coordinating the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Engineering Week (E-Week) and the Engineering Ball (E-Ball).

School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN)

Email: seasspan@gwu.edu
The School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Peer Advisory Network (SEASSPAN) is a student leadership organization comprised of approximately 30 carefully selected mentors that help the incoming freshman transition to SEAS. These mentors each come from various backgrounds and have unique interests that help to compliment the diversity of the freshman class. The mentors act as liaison between the SEAS administration, are part of the SEAS Summer Orientation program, help to coordinate the New Student Getaway, and support the integration of the new students into the SEAS community. Additionally, the mentors assist new students in registering for classes and moving into their residence hall, help answer questions about SEAS, plan engaging programs throughout the year, and introduce them to the GW campus as whole.

Alpha Omega Epsilon (AOE)

Email:  AOEgwu@gmail.com
GW Chapter Website: http://aoegwu.tumblr.com
National Organization: http://alphaomegaepsilon.com/
Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional and social women's organization that aims to promote friendship, leadership, and professionalism among its members. AOE members strive to exemplify high scholastic standards and academic achievement, and the sisters create a friendly, warm atmosphere that fosters integrity, character, and self-confidence. The sorority promotes the professional development of its members and contact with engineers and mentors to enhance the members’ career opportunities. Alpha Omega Epsilon also encourages ties with other Greek organizations.

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Email:  gwaiaa@gwu.edu
National Organization: http://www.aiaa.org/
For over 75 years, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has been the principal voice and technical society devoted to global leadership in the aerospace community.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Email:  asce.gwu@gmail.com
National Organization: http://www.asce.org
ASCE's mission is to provide essential value to our members, their careers, our partners and the public by developing leadership, advancing technology, advocating lifelong learning and promoting the profession.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Email:  asmegw@gwu.edu
National Organization: http://www.asme.org
The George Washington University student section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers seeks to provide academic and professional related resources to student in the MAE department of SEAS through events and support.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Email: acm@gwu.edu
GW Chapter’s Website: http://acm.seas.gwu.edu
National Organization: http://www.acm.org
ACM 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.

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

Email: gwaee@gwu.edu
The George Washington University Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) is a student organization dedicated to the professional development of GW students interested in energy engineering, policy, and management. We partner with our parent and sister chapters, the AEE National Capital Chapter (NCC) and George Mason University AEE student chapter, to host a number of speakers, panel discussions, site visits, and networking events throughout each year. The National Capital Chapter awards scholarships to AEE student members annually.

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

Email: gwu.bmes@gmail.com
Website:  www.bmes.org
To Biomedical Engineering Society’s mission is to build and support the biomedical engineering (BME) community locally, nationally, and globally with activities designed to communication recent advanced promote education and professional development.

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

Email:  ewbgwu@gmail.com
GW Chapter's Website: https://orgsync.com/111901/chapter
National Organization: http://www.ewb-international.org
Engineers Without Borders is an international, non-profit organization that partners student engineers with professional engineering mentors to create sustainable, technological solutions for communities in the developing world.

GW Mini Baja Team

Email: gwubaja@gmail.com
Website: gwubaja.wixsite.com/gwubaja2017
The GW Mini Baja team designs and builds a car to compete against other universities annually in the Society of Automotive Engineers' international off-road racing competition. Team members utilize and apply their in-class learning to a hands-on project,  which includes aspects from mechanical and electrical engineering, computer science, and business. 

GW Robotics

Email: robotics@gwu.edu
Website: https://gw-robotics.github.io
The purpose of the GWU Robotics Group is to provide an outlet for those of the George Washington community interested in robotics. The group will provide its members hands-on opportunities that relate to robotics that include, but are not limited to, field trips, speakers, and activities. Our main mission in the meantime is to become experienced enough to go to robotics competitions of our choosing.

GW Rocket Team

Email: gwurocketteam@gmail.com
Website: https://gw-rocket-team.github.io/
The GW Rocket team is a group of students who design and build a rocket to compete against other universities at an international competition in Utah.  The goal is to fly a rocket the closest to 10,000 feet while carrying a 10-pound payload.  Teams are given extra points for student designed and built components and given points on the functionality of their payload design.  Participating provides excellent machine shop experience, since all parts are made by the students. Also, joining the team provides design experience that allows the students to apply what they have learned in class to real world applications.

GW Tech Collective

Email: info@gwtechcollective.org
Website:  http://gwtechcollective.org
Calling all tech-heads, programming stars, Apple fanboys, and Android enthusiasts! GW Tech Collective is a community of students from various backgrounds that springs headfirst into the latest advances in technology and innovation. Through field trips and hands-on workshops, members can expect to build their tech know-how and explore engineering in a real-world context. Join us to educate, innovate, create.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Email:  gwieee@gwu.edu
Local Branch: https://orgsync.com/111944/chapter
National Organization: http://www.ieee.org
The IEEE is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 377,000 individual members in 150 countries. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.   

International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)

Email:  gwincose@gwu.edu
Regional Organization: http://www.incosewma.org/
National Organization: http://www.incose.org/
The purpose of GW INCOSE is to provide students interested in Systems Engineering at The George Washington University with a group dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the field. The group also interacts with the Washington Metro Area INCOSE Chapter in order to benefit from their experiences. Professional development is a focus of the chapter here at GW.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Email:  nsbe@gwu.edu
GW Chapter Website: http://gwnsbetele.wix.com/gwnsbe
National Organization: http://www.nsbe.org
NSBE's mission is " to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. " The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) with more than 24,000 members, is one of the largest student-managed organization in the country. NSBE is comprised of more than 270 chapters on college and university campuses, 75 Alumni Extension chapters nationwide and 75 Pre-College chapters.

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Email: gwu.same@gmail.com
The Society of American Military Engineers brings together professional engineers and those in engineering-related fields to improve and increase the engineering capabilities of the nation. As a student organization this group helps expose students to private as well as military engineering. Members do not need to have any previous military or engineering experience. All that is required is to show an interest in the area of engineering and how it connects to the world today. SAME provides a great way for students to network and meet professional engineers either working in the military or the private sector. Meetings are generally short and occur bi-weekly and are primarily used to plan the events we like to do throughout the semester.    

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Email:  swe@gwu.edu
National Organization: http://www.swe.org
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), founded in 1950, is a not-for-profit educational 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.

Tau Beta Pi (The Engineering Honor Society)

National Organization: http://www.tbp.org
Tau Beta Pi was formed to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges and to mark in a fitting way those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater, based on either distinguished scholarship and exemplary character (e.g., integrity, breadth of interests in and out of engineering, adaptability, and unselfish service) as students of engineering, or based on their attainments as alumni in the engineering field.

Theta Tau (Professional Engineering Fraternity)

Email:  contact@thetataugw.org
GW Chapter Website: http://www.thetataugw.org
Founded at the University of Minnesota in 1904, Theta Tau is the largest (as well as the oldest) professional fraternity in the field of engineering. Over 28,000 have been initiated over the years. With emphasis on quality and a strong fraternal bond, the Fraternity has chapters only at ABET accredited schools. Theta Tau follows carefully a program in the selection and development of its members that stresses the importance of high professional ethics and exemplary practices. Within each chapter, the Fraternity stimulates professional activity and social compatibility; provides a framework for group participation in campus, community, engineering, and fraternity affairs; and promotes lasting friendships - a lifetime of brotherhood in an engineering environment.

Women in Computer Science (WiCS)

Email: gwwics@gmail.com
Women in Computer Science (WiCS) is a student organization ran through the Department of Computer Science, in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at The George Washington University (GWU). WICS is open for all female GWU undergraduate and graduate students majoring, minoring or with interest in Computer Science. In order to support women studying Computer Science at GWU, WiCS sponsors several mentoring, and networking events throughout the semester.