Organizations by Major

Aerospace Engineering

AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)

AIAA promotes professional development for aerospace engineering majors as well as mechanical engineering majors with an interest in space and aeronautics through information sessions, tours, guest speakers, community outreach events, professional workshops, industry technical talks and other programming. Our AIAA Branch competes in several design competitions, including Design/Build/Fly, and also supports the design teams AeroGators, Rocket Team, and Liquid Propulsion Development Team.

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Society

The purpose of the Biomedical Engineering Society is to explore and promote academic and career issues in the field of biomedical engineering and to provide students interested in this field with more informative resources.

Chemical Engineering

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

The University of Florida Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers also known as UF AIChE is a student-run, non-profit organization that strives to provide fellowship among chemical engineering students and also foster engineering skills and professional development for the continued advancement of ourselves, our University, our community, and our world.

Electrical Engineering

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers UF Chapter (IEEE)

IEEE’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. The University of Florida student chapter seeks to develop students professionally and technically in the fields of Electrical and Computer Engineering while providing opportunities to network with peers and give back to the Gainesville community.

Environmental Engineering Sciences

Society of Environmental Engineers

SEE’s purpose is to sponsor discussions and activities in Environmental Engineering Sciences in order to enhance the professional awareness of our members, as well as to offer services to the needs of the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences (EES), its faculty and students, and the College of Engineering.

Industrial & Systems Engineering

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers is the world’s largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, and research of industrial engineering.

Non-Academic Major Alignment

Air and Waste Management Association

Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a non-profit professional organization that has over 5,000 professionals in 65 countries. The University of Florida (UF) AWMA chapter’s purpose is to provide students and interested persons the opportunity to better connect with others from the environmental and civil engineering, natural sciences, sustainability, environmental management, and other STEM fields.

Audio Engineering Society at UF

To further education in audio-related fields, to prepare members for employment in the industry, and to strengthen the bond between the arts and engineering.

Florida Engineering Society

The University of Florida FES Chapter seeks to foster unity among the various engineering disciplines and strives to meet the needs of all gator engineers. Florida Engineering Society is the only society that represents licensed professional engineers in the State of Florida. FES represents all disciplines of engineering and works to strengthen the engineering profession by promoting engineering licensure and ethics, advocating and protecting the professional engineer’s legal rights, and providing continuing education programs for the practicing engineer.

Freshman Leadership Engineering Group (FLEG)

Our mission is to build well-rounded Gator engineers who exemplify the values of leadership, passion, and growth through service to their college and community

Generational Relief in Prosthetics (GRiP)

GRiP is an organization that focuses on making 3D-printed assistive devices, as well as adaptive controllers and toys, to those in need across the world. We also conduct research in a variety of areas and strive to educate the community on STEM through outreach activities. We are open to all majors and no experience is necessary!

International Engineering Ambassadors

The International Engineering Ambassadors (IEA) is a group of diverse students comprising engineering students at UF, both Americans and international, undergraduate and graduate, with a common goal: to promote the internationalization of Gator Engineering. IEAs at UF are young leaders who are globally-minded and culturally-aware who have a passion for promoting meaningful exchanges with people from a wide range of different cultures and traditions.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.

Society For Biomaterials

The University of Florida Chapter of the Society for Biomaterials (SFB) is part of the larger national organization. The chapter is composed of both undergraduate and graduate students spanning many biomaterial-related concentrations and departments. Each semester, we host general body meetings to discuss current advancements in biomaterials through presentations given by students and faculty. Other career-advancing workshops are also provided. UF SFB also provides an environment to network with other students and faculty through social events. Our largest event is Biomaterials Day which is held annually in the spring. This one-day symposium provides an interdepartmental environment to discuss current biomaterial research through internal and external guest speakers, industry representatives, student poster sessions, and student presentations.

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

As part of a national organization, we welcome companies and individuals to support our efforts to connect across cultures, and companies to enable Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals to achieve their full potential. Through our meetings and events, we help shape skills and provide knowledge that will our members to succeed in the professional world. No matter what major you are, we provide a friendly atmosphere to help you land that internship or job.

Society of Women Engineers

We strive to encourage UF’s female engineering students to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders. We host events for developing careers, promoting the presence of women in STEM, and ​building relationships with other female engineers.

Advancing Women in Transportation (WTS) – UF Student Chapter

The purpose of WTS is to promote the advancement of women in the transportation industry. The student chapter provides supplemental education about the professional practice of transportation-related work by inviting distinguished lecturers, developing a leadership training event, and a mentoring program.

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