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Engineering and Technology Student Organizations

Engineering Technology Student Council (ETSC)
Purpose: The Engineering and Technology Student Council (ETSC) serves as student advisors to the Dean, represents student concerns, distributes funding for student activities, and enhances the Engineering and Technology experience at IUPUI. ETSC is the governing body for students in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. 
Contact: John Flowers, jobflow@umail.iu.edu

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Purpose: The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) inspires and enriches our members by promoting the value of interior design, while providing indispensable knowledge and experiences that build relationships. ASID is a great organization to be a part of in preparation for the real design world after graduation. 
Normal Member Activities: Members of this group participate in events, listen to guest speakers and participate in networking opportunities with professional designers.
Time Requirement: TBD

Contact: Laurel Tobin, lrtobin@iupui.edu

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Purpose: : The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) promotes the art, science, and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.
Normal Member Activities: Participating in ASME conferences, guest speakers, giving and receiving tutoring help and participating in the Shell Eco-marathon.
Time Requirement: No requirement, members can decide how much time to commit.

Contact: Michael Reed, reedmd@indiana.edu

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Association (BMEGSA)
Purpose: The main goals of the BMEGSA are to promote networking, professional development, service to the community, and social interactions between students within the department of biomedical engineering (BME).
Normal Member Activities: Participating in weekly presentations given by faculty, adjunct-faculty and graduate students.
Time Requirement: No requirement, members can decide how much time to commit.

Contact: Thomas Coxthomcox@iupui.edu

Ecomarathon Club
Purpose: The Ecomarathon Club fields an IUPUI team in the Shell Eco-Marathon, an efficiency competition between hundreds of High School and College teams from all over North America, each seeking to build the most efficient single-person vehicle to compete with in Detroit each spring.
Normal Member Activites: Working with a team of highly motivated students to research, design and build a high-efficiency vehicle. This includes fundraising, weekly meetings and vehicle testing.
Time Requirement: 2-4 hours a week.

Contact: Grant Wible, gowible@umail.iu.edu

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Purpose: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  fosters technological innovation and excellence among Electrical and Electronics Engineers for the benefit of humanity
Normal Member Activities: Software workshops, Guest speakers, arduino and raspberry pi workshops, drone research.
Time Requirement: No requirement, members can decide how much time to commit.

Contact: Aalan Miranda, aamiranda@iupui.edu

Motorsports Club
Purpose: The Motorsports Club creates a place for all who share the same passion of Motorsports to come and participate in the motorsports activities at a competitive level.
Normal Member Activites: Motorsports Day and Weekend Kart Racing during the Fall Semester, Purdue Grand Prix and Weekend Racing Spring Semester.
Time Requirement: Grand Prix Team Member: 8-12 hrs a week, Weekend Team Member: 5-8 hrs a week, Just a Club Member: 1-3 hrs a week.3

Contact: Matt Mote, mdmote@imail.iu.edu

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Purpose: The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) hopes to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
Normal Member Activities: As a member of NSBE you participate in a variety of activities including our annual Walk For Education, Safe-Trick-Or-Treat, Show Up & Show Out Open Mic, Fall Regional Conference, and our National Annual Convention. We also do a variety of community service projects.
Time Requirement: TBD

Contact: nsbe.iupui@gmail.com

Society of Student Contractors (SSC)
Purpose: The Society of Student Contractors provides students in the CEMT, INTR, and ART programs access to individuals, activities, programs, and competitions within and related to the construction industry.  Our program is open to all persons associated with IUPUI; students, faculty, and staff.
Normal Member Activities: Visits to construction sites, affiliation with CSI Indy, participation in multiple National Competitions and Conferences. One of which is the alternate spring break trip to NOLA in which 6-12 students spend their spring break in New Orleans helping with continuing Katrina relief
Time Requirement: 2-3 hours per week.

Contact: Nacarri Murphy, nacmurph@iupui.edu, 317-361-2644

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Purpose: The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) supports women in engineering through professional development, advocacy, and globalization. SWE is a global non-profit educational and service organization dedicated to support women in engineering.
Normal Member Activities: Mr. Engineer, National Engineers Week, Women in Engineering Mentoring Program, SWE regional and national conferences.
Time Requirement: No requirement, members can decide how much time they want to commit.

Contact: Megan Fraider, mfraider@iupui.edu

Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (SIGGRAPH)
Purpose: The Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (SIGGRAPH) creates a campus-wide collaborative organization for students which promotes computer graphics, interactive techniques and creativity. Member benefits include access to job and internship opportunities, guest lecturers, workshops, competitions, potential collaborators and the annual SIGGRAPH national conference.
Normal Member Activities: Guest Speakers from feature film companies & Triple A feature game companies, speakers from local industry companies throughout Indianapolis, portfolio reviews from speakers, Late night labs for collaboration on art and projects, Annual Animation Film Festival & Electronic Theater, and Annual Animation Short Film Competition.
Time Requirement: No requirement, members can decide how much time they want to commit.

Contact: Jordan Nelson, JNNelsen@iupui.edu

Student Design Organization (SDO)
Purpose: The Student Design Organization works collaboratively about the latest design trends within the professional field and educational levels as well.  It’s a great organization to be a part of in preparation for the real design world after graduation.
Normal Member Activities: Members of this group participate in events, listen to guest speakers, networking opportunities with professional designers, and plan the annual Student Design Show every spring.
Time Requirement: TBD

Contact: Laurel Tobin, lrtobin@iupui.edu

Global Design Students
Purpose: The Global Design Students organization broadens the horizons for design students by traveling/studying globally all while studying the diversity of design across the world.
Normal Member Activities: Members of this group usually meet in preparation for a study abroad trip that involves research and further education on sustainable design.
Time Requirement: TBD

Contact: Kathryn Kramer, kathkram@iupui.edu

VexU Robotics of IUPUI
Purpose: VexU Robotics of IUPUI learns about and utilizes the Vex Robotics platform in order to compete in a new game each year presented by the Vex Robotics Foundation as well as provide STEM outreach to other students and organizations.
Normal Member Activities: Build, design, document, and program robotics sub-systems.
Time Requirement: 2-4 hours a week.

Contact: Matthew Visnich, mvisnich@iupui.edu

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Graduate Student Organizations

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Association at IUPUI (BMEGSA)
Purpose: Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Association at IUPUI (BMEGSA) promotes networking, professional development, service to the community, and social interactions between students within the department of biomedical engineering (BME) and represents the interests of the students to the BME department and the Indiana University - Purdue University of Indianapolis (IUPUI) graduate student government.
Normal Member Activities: We host weekly seminars every Friday with presentations from BME faculty, adjunct faculty and the graduate students. BMEGSA coordinates a social event off campus monthly.
Time Requirement: 1-2 Hours a week.

Contact: bmegsa@iupui.edu

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