Student Groups

Watson School Dean's Office student group funding form

Alpha Omega Epsilon (Professional Engineering Sorority)

Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honor Society)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

BINGSPACE

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

Engineering World Health (EWH)

Eta Kappa Nu (National Electrical Engineering Honor Society)

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Interdisciplinary Studio for Learning and Design (ISLAND)

Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA)

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Pi Tau Sigma (National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society)

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)

Theta Tau (Professional Engineering Co-ed Fraternity)

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Science Honor Society)


Alpha Omega EpsilonAlpha Omega Epsilon

All Engineering Disciplines

Faculty Advisor: Ahyeon Koh

2019 Leadership
President: Julia Pietromicca
Vice President: Nora Wilke
Treasurer: Fiona Liang
Secretary: Erin Gambino
Judicial Officer: Evelyn Rivkind
Membership Educators: Jillian Smollar & Rebecca Schneider

Chapter Web Page

National Web Page

Alpha Omega Epsilon is a professional and social sorority comprised of females students and alumnae in the fields of engineering and technical science. We were founded on November 13, 1983 at Marquette University in Wisconsin. Today, Alpha Omega Epsilon continues to grow as an international sorority across the United States and Canada.

The Psi chapter of Alpha Omega Epsilon was founded on March 21, 2009 by 17 members who wanted to unite females of all engineering and technical science curricula. Alpha Omega Epsilon is a recognized member of the Professional Fraternity Council at Binghamton University. Alpha Omega Epsilon is the only professional Sorority here at Binghamton University.


Alpha Pi Mu

Alpha Pi Mu

Systems Science and Industrial Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Sarah Lam

2018-19 Leadership
President: Enzo Sacchett
Vice President: Ryan MaloneyRebecca Trackman
Treasurer: Jedediah Fink
Secretary: Michael Rutigliano
Webmaster: Thomas Mayer

National Web Page

Among other activities, the organization serves to confer recognition upon the student of Industrial Engineering who has shown exceptional academic interests and abilities in the field of Industrial Engineering, to encourage participation in those activities which may be beneficial to the profession of Industrial Engineering and to encourage wherever possible any movement which will advance the best interest of Industrial Engineering education.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Paul Chiarot

2018-19 Leadership

President: Brian Min
Vice President: Christopher Yoo
Secretary: Dominik Kovalcik
Treasurer: Alex Burke 
Projects Coordinator: Eric Wright
Events Coordinator: Aidan McManus
Historian: Chris Thompson

National Web Page

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is an international professional society that consists of professional engineers of many disciplines, people interested in the advancement of technology, and students. The ASME offers many services to student members such as:

  • Membership
    • Freshman first-year dues are waived
    • Monthly ASME magazine and newsletter
  • Leadership/Communication Skills
    • Learn necessary skills at seminars and through chapter involvement
  • ASMENET (ASME network): on-line information on scholarships and loans. There are employment possibilities through the resume database and link, and you can look through an online career fair.
  • And much more!

Through the BU Chapter, students are given the opportunity to get a first-hand look at today's industrial world. Students visit engineering companies, such as Chrysler, IBM, and Harley Davidson. Other involvement includes Chapter and Regional Competitions at which students from schools throughout Region 3 come together for a weekend to put their skills to the test in a friendly atmosphere. The ASME holds several on-campus activities including fund-raisers, social events (faculty-student mixer, holiday parties) and general meetings.

The Binghamton ASME section has a membership of about 70 students, undergraduate and graduate. All engineering disciplines are welcome to join; ASME is not limited to only mechanical engineers. Come on down and see what we can offer you!


Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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Computer Science

Faculty Advisor: Patrick Madden

2018-19 Leadership

Chair: Jordan Levin
Vice Chair: Maitri Mangal
Treasurer: Henry Burns
Secretary: John Van Atta

Chapter Page

The Association for Computing Machinery is an international organization consisting of computer science professionals, educators, and students that works toward the advancement of the computing sciences. We are currently in the planning stages of establishing an official chapter of the ACM in the Watson School as part of the High Tech Society. In addition to receiving several technical publications, members of the ACM have access to technical journals, scholarships, and career information. The ACM will be holding its general interest meeting in the next couple of weeks and all computer science majors are invited to attend. Look for signs posted around the Engineering Building.


BINGSPACE

Faculty Advisor: Kirill B Zaychik

2018-19 Leadership

President: Chloe Long
Vice President: Dylan Wimer
Secretary: Ben Reading
Communications Chair: Alex Burke
Treasurer: Tom Hurley
Event Planning Chair: Evan Halstead


Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

BMES

Biomedical Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Gretchen Mahler

2018-19 Leadership

President: Rebecca Mancusi
Vice President: Dylan Linder
Treasurer: Kaitlin Enright
Internal Events: Casey Woodward
External Events: Steven Schein
Director of Marketing & Social Media: Nicholas Walker
Director of Fundraising: Julia Wilcox
Community Outreach Coordinator: Hannah Smith

National Chapters:

BMES

The Biomedical Engineering Society's student chapters are the foundation for the society, uniting and promoting the future of the biomedical engineering profession. For rising biomedical engineers, these chapters offer the chance to establish leadership, network, publish, and participate in a wide range of career-enhancing activities.The primary focus of Binghamton BMES is to integrate and advance the application of engineering sciences, technology, and management principles in the fields of medicine and biology. Binghamton Biomedical Engineers was formed in 2004 within the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the BMES chapter was chartered in 2013. The society actively engages professional development, outreach, educational, and social events. Membership in Binghamton BMES is highly inter-disciplinary and open to any individual in the fields of engineering, technology, or management interested in applying or expanding their skill sets in the areas of biology, medicine, and healthcare.


Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

EWB

All Engineering Disciplines

Faculty Advisors: Ronald Miles, Stephen Zahorian

2018-19 Leadership

President: Dylan Linder
Vice President: Danny Adamczuk
Secretary: Nicole Vitale
Treasurer: Matthew Heitner
Project Coordinator: James Medici
Co-Project Coordinator: Zach Bush
Fundraising Chair: Jason Levy
Public Relations: Amanda Pelkey

National Web Page

Local Web Page

Engineers Without Borders at Binghamton University is a university chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA that provides engineering solutions to socio-economically disadvantaged communities worldwide. While utilizing engineering professionals as guides, students will create and implement technological systems that will improve the quality of life in these communities.

The mission of Engineers Without Borders - USA (EWB-USA) is to partner with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through implementation of environmentally, equitable, and economically sustainable engineering projects while developing internationally responsible engineers and engineering students.


Engineering World Health (EWH)

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Biomedical Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Amber Doiron

2018-19 Leadership

President: Dominick Morrone
Vice President: Michael Eybs
Treasurer: Rory O'Riordan

National Web Page

Local Web Page

Engineering World Health BU aims to further the mission of EWH in bringing biotechnology to developing countries.

The mission of Engineering World Health is to inspire and mobilize the biomedical engineering community to improve the quality of healthcare in vulnerable communities via activities such as traveling to developing countries, designing and building novel medical technologies and devices appropriate for use in such countries, and promoting understanding and goodwill between the developed and developing worlds.


Eta Kappa Nu

Eta Kappa Nu

Electrical Engineering

Faculty Advisor: David Klotzkin

2018-19 Leadership

President: Farshad Azadian
External Vice President: Bryanna Brown
Internal Vice President: Alex Thornton 
Treasurer: Yahya Nikouei 
Secretary: Daniel Inga 
News ∓ Web Correspondent: Brooke Albanese 

National Web Page

Eta Kappa Nu is the International Honor Society for Electrical Engineers. We sponsor many activities that help enrich the lives of students in the Watson School. For example, we have organized (in conjunction with other Watson School societies) such things as Watson School Gym Nights, the EE Annual Class Picnic, and Watson School/EE T-shirt sales. We have also worked closely with the Career Development Center in hosting presentations from companies that recruit graduates in technical fields. Future activities include helping coordinate activities for Engineers' Week, co-sponsoring a presentation by Raytheon Corp.(a Massachusetts-based company involved with the Patriot and Hawk missile systems), as well as helping organize review sessions for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in April. This, of course, is an abbreviated list of HKN's activities.

As mentioned, HKN is an honor society and therefore has certain requirements for membership. Prospective members must be either juniors or seniors in Electrical Engineering. Also, they must have a GPA that ranks them in either the upper quarter of the junior class or the top third of the senior class.


Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)      human factors

All Engineering Disciplines

Faculty Advisor:  Huiyang Li                                                                                                   

2018-2019 Leadership

President: Miryam Fischer
Vice President: John Debenidittis 
Treasurer:  
Secretary:
Events Coordinator:
Public Relations:

Chapter Web Page

The HFES Student Chapter at Binghamton is a nationally recognized organization that aims to serve the needs of the human factors profession.  Its purpose is to promote and advance the understanding of the human factors involved in the design, manufacture and use of machines, systems, environments and devices of all kinds through the interchange of knowledge and methods in the behavioral, biological and physical sciences and in industrial, computer science and other relevant engineering disciplines. 

 


Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

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Industrial Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Sangwon Yoon

2018-19 Leadership

President:
Vice President:
Public Relations Chair:
Treasurer:
Secretary:

National Web Page

IIE is the world's largest professional membership society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity.


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

IEEE

Electrical/Computer Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Scott Craver

2018-19 Leadership

President: Matthew Simiele
Vice President: Nevin Nedumthakady
Internal Vice President: Denis Nakazawa
External Vice President: Zach Halpern
Treasurer: Bryanna Brown
Secretary: Jared Chan
Events Coordinator: Brian Brennglass
Social Coordinator: Jeffrey Bodek

National Web Page

To be a member of the IEEE, a student must fill out a membership form and pay a fee. After joining the IEEE, you will receive a monthly magazine publication, "IEEE Spectrum", in which current technology trends are reported and investigated and which show how engineers will help shape the future, etc. Members also receive other magazines concerning different areas of electrical engineering, such as robotics. You choose these when you join the IEEE. Finally, members receive a membership card and the local Binghamton IEEE publication, which describes businesses, companies, and news in the local area pertaining to electrical engineers.


International Studio for Learning and Design (ISLAND)

Faculty Advisor:  Guy German

2018-19 Leadership

President: Nicholas Tomasello
Vice President: Allison Wolff
Design Administrator: Annie Yang
Social Media Coordinator: Claire Rigney
Treasurer: Erin Purr

Chapter Web Page

The Interdisciplinary Studio for Learning and Design (ISLAND) is a community created to promote innovation across diverse disciplines through design projects and workshops.  The mission of ISLAND is to create an environment that will foster Binghamton University students' curiosity for learning through the direct application of concepts taught both in academic settings and in various club workshops.  This organization actively plans and supports instructional workshops and design teams for client-based projects, design competitions, and small design projects.  ISLAND seeks to promote collaboration between students of all majors, cultivating a creative and productive outlet for applying learned skills and learning new skills related to engineering design, building and creating.


 

Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA)

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Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Advisors: Colin Selleck & Jason Gilbert

2018-19 Leadership

President: Benjamin Obrist
Vice President: Maurice Grossman
Treasurer: Nicholas Beninati
Secretary: Alex Schreiber-Harris
Project Lead: Sean Joseph D'Attore
Historian: Nicholas Vierling

MCA works closely with local firms dealing with heating, refrigeration, plumbing, air conditioning, piping and mechanical service. Our members get the opportunity to tour local construction sites and facilities as well as hear industry professionals speak. MCA also provides volunteer opportunities for members to help out in the community.


National Society of Professional Engineers

Faculty Advisor: Michael Elmore

2018-19 Leadership

President: Isaac Lawson-Hughes
Vice President:  Dhruv Patel
Event Coordinator: 
Treasurer:  Mark Hough
Secretary:  Cliff Rood

Official Email

Facebook Page

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Our goal is to prepare Binghamton student for the FE and PE exams and to get an inside look into what it is like to become an engineer in the field


The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

NSBE

All Engineering Disciplines

Faculty Advisor: Chris Greene

2018-19 Leadership

President: Abdukhalil Khalil
Vice-President: Nasiah Brown
Secretary: Raafiul Hossain
Treasurer: Kevin Howard
Public Relations: Zenzele Franklin
Senator/Graduate Advisor: Ashley Burrows
Programs: Anastasia Figuera
Fundraising Chair/Conference Planning: Bryanna Brown
Academic/Professional Excellence: Brittney Edmiston
Technical Excellence: Mory Thieba
PR: David Oladunjoye
PR: Melany Francisco
Pre-College Initiative/Community Service: Karamo Diaby
Alumni Relations Chair: David Kela
Historian: Elijah Philbert
Membership Chair: Gabriel Osei

National Web Page

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is one of the nation's largest student-run organizations. Our mission is to strive to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers to excel academically, succeed professionally, and to positively impact the community. In pursuit of this, NSBE operates through a University-based structure coordinated through regional zones and administered by the National Executive Board. Using this operational structure, NSBE initiates programs both within and outside the University community. NSBE develops intensive programs for increasing the participation of Black and other under-represented groups in the fields of engineering and the engineering technologies.

In order to develop the technical and professional skills of our members, we have organized professional etiquette, resume writing, and interviewing skills workshops. To stimulate student interest in various engineering and science disciplines, we have established a Pre-College Initiative Program (PCI) geared toward High School students. During National Engineers Week, NSBE will attempt to raise public awareness of engineering for African-American and other underrepresented ethnic groups. We have the honor of being the lead organization for this event.


Pi Tau Sigma

Pi Tau Sigma

Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Bruce Murray

2018-19 Leadership

President: Anthony Lord
Vice President: Gabrielle Mondschein
Treasurer: Robert Valdez
Secretary: Allison Schick
Events Coordinator: Steven Joseph
Webmasters: Chris Thompson
Alumni Connections Chair: Tom Brinskelle

National Web Page
Chapter Website
Chapter Facebook Page

Pi Tau Sigma, an honorary mechanical engineering fraternity, had its beginnings in 1915 at the University of Illinois. The organization was established "to foster the high ideals of the engineering profession, to stimulate interest and coordinate departmental activities, and to promote the welfare of its members." Since 1915, Pi Tau Sigma's membership has grown to over 150 universities across the nation.

The New York Alpa ETA chapter of Pi Tau Sigma was initiated at Binghamton University in April of 1993. Membership in Pi Tau Sigma consists of the top quarter of the Junior and top third of the Senior mechanical engineering classes. A formal initiation ceremony, industrial plant tours, and a yearbook highlight this semester's agenda.


 

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

All Engineering Disciplines 

Faculty Advisor: David Pavlick

2018-19 Leadership

President: Jacob Honsinger
Vice President: Aaron Wojnicki
Secretary: Patrick Bubel
Treasurer: Brian Min
Projects Coordinator: David Hanim
Events Coordinator: David Kim
Public Relations Officer: Steven Glatter 

https://www.sae.org


Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers (SASE)

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All Engineering Disciplines

Faculty Advisor: Seokheun Choi

2018-19 Leadership

President: Jennifer Komain-Eg
Vice President: Richard Tang
Secretary: Kashaf Nadeem
Treasurer: Wei Cheng Lin
Fundraising Chair: Nikita Char
Cultural Chair: Yuhan Bae
Professional Chair: Michael Messina
Advertising Chair: Michelle Tiangco
Professional Chair: Holly Liu
Community Outreach: Jonathan Kwan

National Web Page

Facebook group


Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

SHPE

All Engineering Disciplines

Faculty Advisor: Daryl Santos

2018-19 Leadership

President: Bryam Suqui
Vice President: Prisca Hoffstaetter
Treasurer: Natalia Basualdo
Secretary: Eduardo Gomez
Historian: Luis Rodriguez
SHPE JR: Sofia Suarez
SHPE JR: Danielle Melgar
SHPE JR: Omar Hernandez
Corporate Relations: Isaac Lester
Fundraising: Shawn Veliyathu
Webmaster: Alex Orellana
Public Relations: Allan Bodden

National Web Page

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was founded in 1974 by a group of engineers employed by the city of Los Angeles. The objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. Today, SHPE enjoys a strong but independent network of professional and student chapters throughout the nation.


Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA)

Systems Science and Industrial Engineering

Faculty Advisor: Peter Borgesen

2018-19 Leadership

President: Thaer Alghoul
Vice President: Maan Kokash
Treasurer: Rajesh Sharma Sivasubramony

Chapter Web Page

This student chapter is a confluence of the activities of the Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA), Binghamton University (BU), Systems Science and Industrial Engineering Department (SSIE) at BU and the Electronics Manufacturing Research and Services (EMRS) group.

This chapter holds bi-weekly meetings in which students and leading industry practitioners present the results of their research and their perspective of the industry developments.


Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

SWE All Engineering Disciplines

Faculty Advisor: Sharon Fellows

2018-19 Leadership

President: Sally Bishop
Vice President: Katie Frey
Secretary: Lydia Hanchett
Treasurer: Maggie Cech
Corporate & Community: Julia Wilcox
Corporate & Community: Brianna Genova
Fundraising: Allison Schick
Fundraising: Sally Kuan
Membership & Alumni: Ariel Khatchatourian
Advertising & Webmaster: Megan Munley
Internal Events: Megan DiBella
Historian: Molly Stenard
EGC: Marin Fialla

Chapter Web Page

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a group that focuses on women in engineering and computer science fields. The mission of SWE is to "stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life and to demonstrate the value of diversity." The SWE chapter at Binghamton University consists of approximately 30 members. SWE is a Student Association charter group whose active participants are both male and female. The society wants to acknowledge women in engineering and encourage students to continue their technical education in the Watson School.

This Society of Women Engineers has been involved in several fundraising activities, such as bake sales and providing circuit packets to engineering students. After raising enough money and receiving donations from the Watson School academic departments, the society held its first book scholarship. This award is presented to a freshman in the Watson school who is studying engineering or computer science and is a member of SWE. Applications can be found on the SWE bulletin board located on the third floor of the engineering building by the "S" section. The deadline for applications is March 14th and the scholarship will be presented at the annual end of semester SWE banquet.

The Society of Women Engineers holds an annual regional conference each fall at a different university. There are many workshops at these conferences where students have the opportunity to speak to professional women engineers. SWE members can also find out about graduate schools and other various engineering job opportunities. There is also a job fair where students can submit resumes to local companies. The annual regional conferences are a great way to meet fellow engineering students at other universities and make connections to better your future.


Tau Beta Pi

Tau Beta Pi

All Engineering Disciplines

Chief Advisor: Colin Selleck

2018-19 Leadership
President: Wilson Luo
Secretary: Adam Levine
Treasurer:
Webmaster: Ashley Knichel
VP of Professionalism: Tyler McHugh
VP of Professionalism: William Carson
VP of Community Service (on campus):
VP of Community Service (off campus):
VP of Initiation:
VP of Initiation:

National Web Page

Tau Beta Pi is a national engineering honor society that was established in 1885 at Lehigh University. Currently, there are 218 chapters in the U.S. and several hundred thousand members, making it the world's largest engineering honor society. Our New York Tau chapter was founded in 1991 and has been recognized with several awards, including the R.C. Matthews Most Outstanding Chapter Award in '92-'93.

The objectives of Tau Beta Pi are to promote excellence in engineering and to instill a spirit of liberal culture, i.e. remind us there is life outside of engineering. In supporting both those goals, our chapter activities are varied. They range from tutoring sessions for freshmen physics to Habitat for Humanity building projects to gym nights, and basketball tournaments. We also sponsor scholarships for excellent undergraduate engineering students.

Membership in Tau Beta Pi is by invitation. To be eligible, engineering students must be in the top 1/8 of their junior class or top 1/5 of their senior class and must demonstrate exemplary character as well as high academic achievement.


Theta Tau

Theta Tau

All Engineering Disciplines

2018-19 Leadership

Regent: Michael Russin
Vice Regent: Edward Etheridge IV
Treasurer: Jordan Veg
Scribe: Samuel Danziger
Corresponding Secretary: Jose Morel

National Web Page

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. The Fraternity has chapters only at ABET accredited schools. Theta Tau stimulates professional activity and social compatibility; provides a framework for group participation in campus, community, engineering, and fraternity affairs; and promotes lasting friendships.


Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Computer Science

Faculty Advisor: Eileen Head

2018-19 Leadership

President: John Van-Atta
Vice President: Zach Halpern
Secretary: Maitri Mangal
Treasurer: Claire Childs
Webmaster: Adam S Nieto
Tutoring Coordinator: Kyle Franke
Events Coordinator: Michelle Tan

Chapter Web Page

National Web Page

Upsilon Pi Epsilon is the international honor society for the computing sciences. Established in 1967 at Texas A&M University, it is the only computing sciences honors organization endorsed by both the Association for Computing Machinery and the IEEE Computer Society. With over 120 chapters worldwide, UPE strives to recognize outstanding talent and ability in the computing sciences, represent the computing sciences in interdisciplinary communications, and encourage individuals to contribute to society through the computing sciences.

The New York Iota chapter of UPE was founded at Binghamton University in 1991. An undergraduate computer science major is eligible for membership in UPE if he or she has completed at least 45 credits towards a B.S. in Computer Science or Information Systems, has completed at least four of the required computer science courses and has a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.4. An undergraduate transfer student must also have a grade point average of at least 3.4 from his or her previous institution and a minimum of 24 credits completed at Binghamton University.

The primary activity of the Watson School's chapter of UPE is to provide free tutoring services to students enrolled in computer science courses. Members of UPE hold regular tutoring hours in the Watson Commons on weekday afternoons. Be on the lookout for signs giving specific days and times. In addition, UPE is in the process of organizing events such as a game night in the MicroLab and a luncheon for computer science students who made the Dean's List.

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