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Professional Organizations

A variety of professional organizations provide networking and learning opportunities.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

AIAA is the world’s largest professional society devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

The American Society of Civil Engineers vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers promotes the art, science, and practice of mechanical & multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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.

ITS Minnesota

An ITS America state chapter, ITS Minnesota promotes awareness and acceptance of technology solutions in transportation.

Intelligent Transportation Systems Society

The ITS Society advances the theoretical, experimental, and operational aspects of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies as applied to ITS.

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

IIE 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.

Planning Student Organization (PSO)

The Humphrey School Planning Student Organization (PSO) strives to provide avenues for educational and professional development through the sharing of resources and ideas, and in cooperation with the Minnesota American Planning Association.

Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers

A professional association of nearly 1,400 licensed professional engineers, practicing engineers, engineering graduates and engineering students in nine local chapters throughout Minnesota.

Minnesota Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers is a nonprofit educational and service organization that promotes engineering as a desirable career aspiration for women.

North Central Institute of Transportation Engineers (NCITE)

The North Central Section of the Institute of Transportation of Engineers (NCITE) consists of the Institute members residing in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota and affiliated persons. NCITE is rooted in the traffic engineering profession.

WTS Minnesota

WTS is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of women in transportation, with state and local chapters.